Overview of content related to 'bibliographic data' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1175/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=stuart%20hannabuss&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: Patent Failure - How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/hannabuss-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue57/hannabuss-rvw#author1">Stuart Hannabuss</a> reviews a work which debunks some key assumptions about IPR and contends that current patent arrangements are ineffective.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Arguments about intellectual property rights (IPR) never go away, particularly now that technological and market changes drive the legal agendas along very fast. Nowhere faster probably than in software and business-methods patents, one of the more colourful aspects of a highly litigious field today. Much of the debate centres on the USA where R&amp;D spending is highest (particularly by big players, who incidentally have the most lucrative and best-defended patents).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue57/hannabuss-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue57 review stuart hannabuss ibm microsoft algorithm bibliographic data data intellectual property open source software Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1445 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Digital Information Culture http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/hannabuss-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue55/hannabuss-rvw#author1">Stuart Hannabuss</a> analyses a very useful addition to the realm of information, knowledge and library studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This is an impressive and very useful book. It is impressive in drawing on a wide range of relevant ideas (on history, society, culture, technology) to tease out the ways in which we can validly speak about the cultural aspects of digital information. It is very useful because it will almost instantly join lists of recommended reading wherever information, knowledge and library studies are formally taught (it clearly derives from lectures but is all the clearer for that in this case, with none of the pedestrianism and derivativeness associated with that origin).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue55/hannabuss-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue55 review stuart hannabuss london metropolitan university university of oxford aggregation bibliographic data blog digitisation intellectual property privacy wiki Tue, 29 Apr 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1400 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk