"Life After Pi" This is a great short film about Rhythm & Hues Studios and the poor state of affairs with the VFX business in Hollywood. Anyone who is a fan of VFX work will be saddened and angered by this film. We must work to find a solution.
Here’s the bad news: the World Wide Web Consortium is going ahead with its plan to add DRM to HTML5, setting the stage for browsers that are designed to disobey their owners and to keep secrets from them so they can’t be forced to do as they’re told.
The real problem with ebooks is that they’re more ‘e’ than book, so an entirely different set of rules govern what someone can and can’t do with them compared to physical books, especially when it comes to pricing. The collusion in pricing has been a public issue for a while, but we need to talk more about how they are priced differently to consumers and to libraries. That’s how ebooks contribute to the ever-growing divide between the haves and have-nots.