People who don’t pay you generally wouldn’t have paid you anyway. We’re delighted when people who can’t afford our books don’t pay us for them, if they go out and do something useful with that information.
I think having faith in that basic logic of the market is important. Besides, DRM interferes with the user experience. It makes it much harder to have people adopt your product.
“So-called “Makers” are a new and growing subculture that includes everyone from computer programmers to knitters who rally under an ethos of do-it-yourself, skill and knowledge sharing and having fun. And this June 25 and 26, Vancouver will get its first mini Maker Faire at the Great Northern Way campus.”—Maker Faire makes it to Vancouver | OpenFile
The questions he asked seemed… daft. But I love Janet’s explanation of her research, and her take home: Don’t stifle one language if you’re raising your kids in a bilingual home, and if you’re in a monolingual home, don’t sweat it.