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Linux Is Fine, Nothing to See Here
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Linux Is Fine, Nothing to See Here

Recently, Linux kernel developers were prompted to revoke licenses to their pieces of code to protest against the new Code of Conduct. Over the last week a whole lot of outlets shed light on this event and mused about the morality and potential ramifications of the whole controversy. However, ethical and political aspects aside, there …

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Internet of Things: What It Is and Why It’s Not Here Yet
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Internet of Things: What It Is and Why It’s Not Here Yet

Internet of Things or smart devices are not quite what some people picture them to be, but they sure are buzzwords that are sometimes used very liberally and with only a very loose connection to the actual subject. These days, market specialists and PR experts like to add the word “smart” to the name of …

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Space Lawyer Frans von der Dunk: A Less Strict Form of the Law of the Sea Might Be the Way to Go for Asteroid Mining
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Space Lawyer Frans von der Dunk: A Less Strict Form of the Law of the Sea Might Be the Way to Go for Asteroid Mining

This is the second part of our interview with Frans von der Dunk. In the first part, we talked mostly about the very profession of a space lawyer, and covered some of the general questions regarding the further evolution of the space industry as a whole. In part two, we focused more on some practical …

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Commercial Space and Its Role in the World Today: an Expert View
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Commercial Space and Its Role in the World Today: an Expert View

Russian cosmist philosophers of the 19th century believed not only that humankind’s future lay in the stars; they said that we were destined to reach beyond our planet like a child eventually leaves the cradle. What looked like a pipedream in the coal and steam world, led to the launch of the first human being …

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Space Lawyer Frans von der Dunk: Current International Space Law Is Far Too Vague and Broad
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Space Lawyer Frans von der Dunk: Current International Space Law Is Far Too Vague and Broad

We have already talked with a few space lawyers, which seems to be a profession that most probably think belongs to the world of science fiction or some 22nd century world. Still, as we slowly head towards the 22nd century and already consider using the asteroid belt as a production field, and the Moon as …

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Lock, Stock and a Printed Barrel: Legal Adventures of DIY Firearms
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Lock, Stock and a Printed Barrel: Legal Adventures of DIY Firearms

Thanks to 3D printing tech, you are now able to make a prosthetic leg, a nice bling-bling for a not so dear friend, or even a firearm as easily as renting a movie or buying tickets online. All you would need to make a gun is a proper blueprint, proper materials, and an actual 3D …

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