Everything is a remix
Very interesting video series on how "everything is a remix".
It shows how everything is based on something else and how combining and transforming music, video and software, leads to new creative results.
The statement is made that new ideas arise from existing ideas and therefore the current system of patents, intellectual property and copyright limit us in developing genius material.
“Our system of law doesn’t acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren’t so tidy. They’re layered, they’re interwoven, they’re tangled. And when the system conflicts with the reality… the system starts to