Day: November 7, 2014

  • Comanche, the new kid in town

    In the world of sailing, the big boats are the Super Maxi class ocean-going racers. Netscape billionaire Jim Clark has commissioned Comanche, a 100 foot vessel that only a nautical architect with unlimited resources could dream up. Built in Maine for a cool $1.4 billion, it is currently on a ship enroute to Australia where […]

  • The Sharing Economy

    The Sharing Economy

    Joi Ito gave a brief preamble to a gathering at Digital Garage in San Francisco today, Unlocking the Power of Japanese Content in Worldwide Markets. He spoke about the history of remix culture and differences between Japanese and Western commercial attitudes towards fan fiction and derivative works. Historically, the act of reproducing someone’s work required […]