Good gates make good neighbours

Ever feel locked out? University of Calgary students Ira Wells and Jordan Petty sat down with English professor Dr. Harry Vandervlist to discuss the phenomenon of gated communities. Aside from teaching poetry and critical theory for the English department, Vandervlist recently taught a course exploring urban spaces in contemporary English literature.Wells: There are now 20,000… Continue reading Good gates make good neighbours

CD copy-protection

The Doors, 2 Pac, Jewel, N*Sync and Destiny’s Child may clash musically, but their fans have something in common: angst against copy-protected CDs. Dubbed “corrupt music disks” by some, copy-protected CDs purposely include invalid data to defeat computer CD readers and mp3 rippers in an effort to minimize unauthorized duplication of songs."[Universal Music Group] is… Continue reading CD copy-protection