Adding up the Bits
promoting the progress of science and the useful arts on the information superhighway

The Digital Artisans Manifesto
European Digital Artisans Network 1st May 1997

The Digital Economy
commodities or gifts?

The Hi-tech Gift Economy
“... when ... [Ben Slivka] suggested that Microsoft consider giving away its browser, à la Netscape, Gates exploded and called him a ‘communist’ ...”

The Mathematics of Desire
A critical look at current marketing technologies, examining the assumptions that inform their deployment and assessing their effectiveness.

The Regulation of Liberty
free speech, free trade and free gifts on the Net

Collective Intelligence
book review of Collective Intelligence: Mankind's Emerging World in Cyberspace by Pierre Levy

giving is receiving
One of the most striking features of the Net is the ubiquity of its hi-tech version of the gift economy.

book review of John Alderman, Sonic Boom: Napster, P2P and the battle for the future of music
the napsterisation of everything

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