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Posts published by “Arthur Attwell”

Arthur Attwell is a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow, co-founder of Electric Book Works and Bettercare, and founder of Paperight. He lives in Cape Town. On Twitter at @arthurattwell.

The ebook scramble

Much of the buzz at Frankfurt Book Fair this year was about ebooks, and particularly the impact that the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader have…

Cricket Australia says cricket isn’t news

When you watch sport, are you watching news or entertainment? Well, both, of course. But the distinction is becoming rather important, in one regard at…

Web 2.0: The emperor’s new code

Every time I hear the term “Web 2.0”, I throw up a little. The man behind the phrase, Tim O’Reilly, is a legend, sure. His…

Legalese vs the little guy

In a telling op-ed piece in the New York Times, legal-lingo expert Adam Freedman cuts to the chase on the debate about the “right to…