It's almost Halloween, but buying new electronics doesn't have to be a scary experience! I sat down with Brian, Ryan, and Aron to talk about what we look for in different categories of computers. We also have a few horror stories you can learn from.
My dad found an illustrated book I made in 2nd grade about spaceships! Things I notice about it:
The front cover includes "Author: Ian. Illustrations: John"
Good, I was already learning proper attribution!
The last page says "Do not copy. Copyright © 2001 by Ian Buck."
My attitude towards copyright has changed drastically. Please copy my stuff!
The back of the book is promotional material on why you should read it. Never too early to start self-promotion!
For the first time in 20 years, works are entering the public domain due to their copyrights expiring! Works published in 1923 are entering the public domain this year.
This is a great way for Google to drive more apps away from the Play Store, distributing APKs through other channels. Which Google doesn't want, makes ddiscoverability a nightmare, and is riskier for users.