Copyright & Fair Use, at a Glance

An excellent visual explanation of copyright law and fair use has been circulating. It’s an excellent summary worth far more than a mere 1,000 words and was originally created by Erik Heels to explain the concept to a youngster. I’ve heard it said that you don’t really understand something until you can explain it to a child… and if that’s so, then

Markets Adapt

I have a number of partially-completed blog posts, and this is one I was reminded of while reading Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom’s The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations (www) over the past week… I hope to say more about the book in due course, but for now it has me thinking about the strategic flexibility of flat “leaderless” decentralized organizations vs. the relative inflexibility or unimaginatively of their monolithic counterparts. It’s an examination of piracy that had me thinking about something from Michael Raynor‘s book, The Strategy Paradox: Why Committing to Success Leads to Failure (and What to Do About It).