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Timothy McGovern
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Editor, cyclist, recovering academic, and general dogsbody.
Editor, cyclist, recovering academic, and general dogsbody.

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Copyright law would be easy if it wasn't for all the damn creativity
James Grimmelmann, an always excellent writer and thinker on copyright, has written an article on computer-authored works , which you should totally read. (I'll wait....) Broadly speaking, I’m in agreement with Grimmelmann’s argument, which is pretty well s...

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Big changes afoot
I'm about to start work at O'Reilly Media, as an editor in the arena of data science. And while it may seem a bit odd that a background in ancient intellectual
history has landed me in a job working on one of the sharpest--and most
significant--leading edge...

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How to prevent a suicide
Note: I wrote this letter to my friend Greg, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Any of us might know someone at risk of suicide, though, and there are a fistful of things you can know which might help you both through that situation.  Greg, It feels weird t...

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Yesterday's adventure.... a tale of love, loss, bicycles, and recovery.

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The past is unevenly distributed, too.

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Last Tuesday...
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