Monthly Archives: September 2015

Court Rules “Happy Birthday” is Public Domain!

“Happy birthday to you…” It’s a song with five unique words besides the name of the recipient, and everyone’s sung it at every birthday party for as long as anyone can remember. Surely, you could never get in trouble for … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Returns with a Bang

Doctor Who kicked off its “9th” series this weekend with “The Magician’s Apprentice”. I have just four words to say about that. Out. Of. The. Park. This episode was epic–easily Peter Capaldi’s best performance as our favorite time-traveling alien and … Continue reading

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Science and Sociology in Archangel

I reviewed Archangel by Marguerite Reed last week. I enjoyed the book, but I felt that it wasn’t living up to its potential at a couple of points. Notably, it raised a number of social issues and questions that I … Continue reading

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