Lawrence Lessig

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  • Walt Disney Copyright Laws Essay

    others from using ideas from the past to create something new (Rip, 42:00-42:07). Copyright laws should not be so easily bent to benefit large corporations, especially when the artist they’re “protecting” is guilty of using another creator’s work. Copyright laws restrict the creative ideas of artists by putting limitations on what they can and cannot use from the past, especially when many of today’s famous artists used past culture to inspire their own works. Copyright laws restrict the use of other individual’s ideas and forces artists to come up with their own original ideas without using past works as inspiration. This way of thinking is flawed because no idea can ever be totally without influence from another’s idea. In the film, Lawrence Lessig explains how a society with never be able to stop individuals from remaking culture, but in trying to do so it will only depress creativity (Rip, 25:18-25:29). Copyright laws have only succeeded to inhibit the creativity and corporations have made it nearly impossible to write any new piece of music without acknowledging another artist. Originality has become something of worth and corporations enforcing the copyright laws claim that “sampling even a single note is grounds for a lawsuit” (Rip, 4:28-4:45). An artist can get into a lawsuit so easily with something as simple as a single note. Not even being allowed to use musical notes without worrying about copyrights inhibits a musician’s creativity. Many songs that lie under the…

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  • In Defense Of Piracy By Lawrence Lessig

    Copyright has been a controversial topic since the day it was created. It’s intentionally written for protecting intelligent properties, yet turns out causing a lot of pernicious side effects. In the editorial “In Defense of Piracy” of Lawrence Lessig, he criticized that the “copyrights wars” chokes creativity and criminalizes people who share stuff online. He provided an example which was about a mother posted her 13-month-old son dancing video with Prince’s music playing on the background on…

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  • Designer's Code Of Ethics

    While many design fields aren’t as regulated as other fields like print and cinema, every designer should still develop their own CODE OF ETHICS to abide by when working with clients. According to the design institute of Australia, ethics is a rational study of the moral dilemmas in human action. A moral code can be either implicit or explicit and can be very subjective; there isn’t always a right or wrong solution. As a result, it is important for you to consider your own stance as a designer…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Good Hours By Robert Frost

    The poem “Good Hours” by Robert Frost is a poem that alludes the feeling of solitude and loneliness to its readers. Frost himself faced a great deal of heartbreak in his time. While “Good Hours” is one of his lesser known poems, it is no doubt beautiful and artistic in the least. Much like almost all of Frost’s poems, this poem uses nature to reveal and analyze the narrator’s feelings. Renowned poet, Robert Frost, in his poem, “Good Hours”, describes a scenic walk through a village on a winter…

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  • Reflection On Piaget Theory

    Mikayla Prettyman Reflection 6 Piaget's Theory In piaget's theory there are four stages of cognitive development that the brain goes through from birth to adulthood. The four stages are sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational. The first stage sensorimotor is from birth to about the age of 2. Babies take in the world through their senses which is hearing, touching, mouthing, and grasping. Young babies live in the present “out of sight out of mind”. If you show a…

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  • What Is Jean Piaget's Theory Of Child Development

    Swiss born psychologist and philosopher, Jean Piaget is considered to be a pioneering genius in the field of developmental psychology, Not only did he make vast improvements in the treatment of patients with mental disorders, he has revolutionized how child development is viewed along with teaching, and learning itself. Born in 1896 to a professor and a domestic engineer, Piaget had a quite a fierce fascination with Biology as a child, and spent many a days at the national museum of natural…

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  • Bronfenbrenner's Theory Of Moral Reasoning: Case Study

    few weeks, I had all the information I needed….I knew it would take longer to go from the school to the store because it was up a hill, so I allowed 15 minutes. Coming back downhill would be easier, so I allowed 10 minutes. This meant I had only 10 minutes at the store” (Pelzer 1995, p. 59). David carefully thought out his plan and even tried to improve his plan by attempting to quicken himself. He used logical reasoning to figure out what the best option was for his plan and how to efficiently…

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  • Jean Piaget's Study

    Jean Piaget’s theory is very interesting. The cognitive development is all the mental activities. The thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating. Jeans studies made him believe that a child’s mind grows in stages. The older we get the more our brains develop. Our intellectual progression has to do with all of our experiences we have in our life time. We have schemas as out brain is maturing. Where we have experiences where we use and adjust to these schemas. They change a lot the older we…

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  • Archaeological Home

    households were occupied as a domestic space (Ramsden 2009:303) ¬ House 10 contained European trade goods such as European metal, St. Lawrence Iroquoian pottery and pipes, therefore, suggesting that House 10 expanded in order to accommodate St. Lawrence Iroquoian refugees as they brought with them European trade material (Ramsden 2009:306). ¬ House 10 expanded in order to adopt St. Lawrence Iroquoian families therefore House 10 became a special household in the Benson community (Ramsden…

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  • Bronfenbrenner's Character Analysis

    Along with Bronfenbrenner, one of the other contributing theorist in Human Development is Piaget. Throughout much of the story, Dave was in the concrete operational period. This period “occurs between the ages of seven and twelve, which is characterized by the active, and appropriate use of logic” (Feldman, 2015, Chapter 5). An example of this from the book is the fact that Dave used logic to figure out when was going got be a good day or a bad day for him depending on the way his mother dressed…

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