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"Copying is stupid!" (Or is it?)

by Zarja Muršič & Guy Lavender Forsyth

Imitation is one type of social learning, and it is one that humans are expert at. We are really very good at copying from stimuli presented to us, to the extent that some experiments have shown our willingness to copy even irrelevant, superfluous actions. 764 more words


Love and theft

Billy Vaughn was an American multi-instrumentalist and band leader, who had success in the 1950s and 1960s. These were days when a hot dance band could earn a living playing instrumental versions of popular tunes. 285 more words


PlayGround 2: Impossible striving

Following the Hansard Gallery‘s PlayGround project, I recently wrote about the tension between individual and collaborative working. Here, I want to look at another aspect of ‘play’ in an artistic sense – whether or not it is possible to recreate a child’s freedom of true play. 320 more words


Do it for Me

Phone in the thought police                                                                                                                       My mind’s been acting out

Pour me one for these voices                                                                                                                       Someone’s stolen mine

Take me to the water                                                                                                                                         I’ll drown away these sounds… 23 more words


Foodies & Plagiarism

This is a post that has been on my mind for some time.

Early last year when I started to write more about my food experiences, I noticed one very irritating trend, that whenever I shared something new about a restaurant it would get “copied” without any note of thanks or acknowledgement. 322 more words


Instagram's Perfectly Legal Copying

On Monday, Instagram introduced its new feature, Instagram stories. There was an outrage from most users, as this feature is almost identical to Snapchats feature that goes by the same name. 208 more words


Great minds think a like!

I wanted to post my blog post, on to my  Instagram , to open my work up to more people, but after getting too tried to do it I said I would do it first thing tomorrow. 319 more words