Dean Garfield

Jan. 28, 2011

Digital Sampling and Remix Culture: Creativity or Criminality?

How much of someone else’s work should artists be able to use? How much should they pay for it? Is copyright law stuck in the age of analog?

sampling, music, beats, copyright, remix, digital culture, dj

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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