Monthly Archives: November 2006


A useful review of where we are at with the Microsoft and Novell deal. The article links to a Lessig post positing an interesting theory around market separation. The debate going on around fundamental economic, political and philosophical ideas is utterly compelling, and the drama of each iteration in the argument is an intellectual drama worthy of earlier Enlightenment battles between Spinoza and Leibniz, yet the conflict rages unknown to the masses, yet it will affect their lives very directly.


“..the proletarian drunkard whom we feared… because we did not understand from the inside the workings of a mind befuddled by alcohol and could not calculate what it would do.” Kalooki Nights, Jacobson, pg 271.