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Re: [vox] Fwd: Potentially interesting talk thisafternoon: Distinguished Lecture - James Boyle - Thursday3:10pm - 1002 Giedt



Thanks for the heads up. That was a great talk!

brian

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:17:26AM -0800, Jason Moore wrote:
>    Cool talk happening this afternoon!
> 
>    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>    From: Carl Boettiger <[1]cboettig@gmail.com>
>    Date: Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:11 AM
>    Subject: Potentially interesting talk this afternoon: Distinguished
>    Lecture - James Boyle - Thursday 3:10pm - 1002 Giedt
>    To: openscience <[2]openscience@ucdavis.edu>
>    -------- Original Message --------
>    Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 15:56:38 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
>    From: Phillip Rogaway <[3]rogaway@cs.ucdavis.edu>
>    To: Computer Science Seminars <[4]cssem@cs.ucdavis.edu>
>    Dear colleagues,
>    Just a reminder that we have a special treat tomorrow:
>    Prof. James Boyle will be coming to give a talk.  The event
>    is co-sponsored by the CS Department, the School of Law, and
>    the Center for Science & Innovation Studies.
>    Prof. Boyle is the Williams Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke.
>    He is also a board member of Creative Commons and a columnist
>    for the "Financial Times".  His essay "The Second Enclosure
>    Movement and the Construction of the Public Domain" is a
>    classic, and his latest book, "The Public Domain: Enclosing
>    the Commons of the Mind" (2008) is a wonderful (and scary) read.
>    I suspect Prof. Boyle will give an interesting and engaging talk.
>    Note the atypical location (1002 Giedt, the building
>    immediately north of Kemper) (we feared we wouldn't all fit
>    in Kemper this tims).  Hope to see you all there!
>    -phil
>    ------------------------------------------------------------------
>     UC Davis Dept. of Computer Science - Distinguished Lecture Series
>          INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY
>                    Learning from the Software Wars
>                            James Boyle
>                          Duke Law School
>                 Thursday - Feb 10, 2011 - 3:10 pm
>                          1002 Giedt Hall
>                 Reception and refreshments to follow
>               afterwards in the Kemper Hall main lobby
>    ------------------------------------------------------------------
>    Over the last 40 years, software was forced -- reluctantly and with
>    some
>    conceptual violence -- into the conceptual boxes provided by
>    intellectual
>    property law.  What can we learn from the experience?  In this lecture,
>    James Boyle will argue that the "software wars" actually present some
>    deep lessons for the future of technology and the ways that law should,
>    and should not, regulate that future.
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>    1. mailto:cboettig@gmail.com
>    2. mailto:openscience@ucdavis.edu
>    3. mailto:rogaway@cs.ucdavis.edu
>    4. mailto:cssem@cs.ucdavis.edu
>    5. mailto:cssem@baton.cs.ucdavis.edu
>    6. http://baton.cs.ucdavis.edu/mailman/listinfo/cssem
>    7. mailto:dynlearn@lists.cse.ucdavis.edu
>    8. http://lists.cse.ucdavis.edu/mailman/listinfo/dynlearn
>    9. http://www.carlboettiger.info/
>   10. http://mae.ucdavis.edu/~biosport/jkm/
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