Lessig » News http://www.lessig.org Blog, news, books Sat, 12 Nov 2016 16:31:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 Please welcome lessig.org back from its slumber http://www.lessig.org/2012/12/please-welcome-lessig-org-back-from-its-slumber/ http://www.lessig.org/2012/12/please-welcome-lessig-org-back-from-its-slumber/#comments Mon, 31 Dec 2012 13:43:32 +0000 http://www.lessig.org/?p=28713718540 When my third kid was born, lessig.org went into hibernation. The new stuff at home plus the burden of battling spamalots online made it impossible to continue.

But after kind prodding and lots of very kind help, lessig.org wakes from its slumber. I am endlessly grateful to Joseph Mornin, who has architected the revival, successfully porting the old into a more manageable platform.

For now, this place will gather stuff published elsewhere first. I will continue to feed my Tumblr blog, because I am still intrigued to understand that community. Posts on HuffingtonPost get automatically ported over. We need to tinker a bit to get the Atlantic stuff carried over.

But meanwhile, welcome back. And if you’re so excited you just can’t stand it, then feel free to give generously to the two entities I care most about: Rootstrikers and Creative Commons.


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Legally Speaking 3/19/2009 http://www.lessig.org/2009/02/legally-speaking-3192009-2/ http://www.lessig.org/2009/02/legally-speaking-3192009-2/#comments Sat, 21 Feb 2009 01:23:08 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2009/02/legally_speaking_3192009.html Lawrence Lessig will be participating in the “Legally Speaking” event at the University of California Hastings College of the Law on March 19, 2009. Ticket and more info can be found here.

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Lessig + Fairey + Johnson @ NYPL 2/26/09 http://www.lessig.org/2009/02/lessig-fairey-johnson-nypl/ http://www.lessig.org/2009/02/lessig-fairey-johnson-nypl/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2009 22:00:18 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2009/02/lessig_fairey_johnson_nypl.html Lawrence Lessig will be speaking in a discussion with Shepard Fairey and Steven Johnson at the New York Public Library on Thursday February 26, 2009 at 7pm. Get tickets through SmartTix.

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Remix Book Talk – SF – 1/14/09 http://www.lessig.org/2009/01/remix-book-talk-11409/ http://www.lessig.org/2009/01/remix-book-talk-11409/#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2009 05:26:22 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2009/01/remix_book_talk_-_11409.html Everyone is invited hear Lawrence Lessig talk about his new book “Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy.”

When: Wed January 14, 2009 – 7:30pm
Where: Booksmith – 1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Email a2lessig@pobox.com with any questions.

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Remix Book Party – SF – 10/29 http://www.lessig.org/2008/10/remix-book-party-sf-1029/ http://www.lessig.org/2008/10/remix-book-party-sf-1029/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:42:07 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2008/10/remix_book_party_sf_1029.html Everyone and anyone is invited to the book release party hosted by the Stanford Law School for Lawrence Lessig’s new book Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy.

When: Wed Oct 29, 2008
Where: W Hotel SF – 181 Third Street, SF

Free food and drinks for everyone.

Reception is at 6:30pm
Program is at 7pm.

Contact Elaine Adolfo at a2lessig@pobox.com with any questions.

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Personal Democracy Forum 2008 http://www.lessig.org/2008/06/personal-democracy-forum-2008/ http://www.lessig.org/2008/06/personal-democracy-forum-2008/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2008 03:16:38 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2008/06/personal_democracy_forum_2008.html Professor Lawrence Lessig will be speaking at PdF June 24, 2008 at 9am in New York. Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) has become the seminal gathering place for the growing community of people who understand the effects underway, and want to make sure they stay on top of what’s coming next.

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Final Free Culture Talk http://www.lessig.org/2008/01/final-free-culture-talk/ http://www.lessig.org/2008/01/final-free-culture-talk/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:30:08 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2008/01/final_free_culture_talk.html Creative Commons founder and Stanford professor Lawrence Lessig is giving his final presentation on Free Culture, Copyright and the future of ideas at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium on January 31st, 2008 from 1pm-2pm. After 10 years of enlightening and inspiring audiences around the world with multi-media presentations that inspired the Free Culture movement, Professor Lessig is moving on from the copyright debate and setting his sights on corruption in Washington.

Lessig is giving a final talk at Stanford University on the subject, and it is being recorded for the upcoming feature film “Basement Tapes”, an open source documentary (see http://www.opensourcecinema.org).

Event is free to the public. Everyone is welcome.
You can RSVP here.

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Heather Gold Show http://www.lessig.org/2007/11/heather-gold-show/ http://www.lessig.org/2007/11/heather-gold-show/#comments Sat, 10 Nov 2007 04:05:11 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2007/11/heather_gold_show.html Lessig is on the Heather Gold Show tonight. Podcasts available. Tickets too. (Here‘s the location.)

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Creative Commons & Mozilla Party http://www.lessig.org/2007/07/creative-commons-mozilla-party/ http://www.lessig.org/2007/07/creative-commons-mozilla-party/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2007 22:28:11 +0000 http://lessig.org/news/2007/07/creative_commons_mozilla_party.html Celebrate open source, the open web, and the commons with CC and Mozilla on Wed. July 25th in Portland, OR. CC and Mozilla crew will be attending the Open Source Convention (OSCON) and saw this as the perfect opportunity to bring our communities together in real time.

Date: July 25, 2007
Time: Doors open at 6:30. Band starts around 8:30.
Location: The Wonder Ballroom

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