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Entries from October 2009

“Pay the Writer!” says Harlan Ellison

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Freelancing · Writing

Mediaeval Helpdesk

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Geekish · humour · Language

Legal and ‘Illegal’ Software

October 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Let’s suppose, for the sake of argument, that there is such a thing as ‘illegal’ software, as ‘they’ would have you believe (though even that is moot – actual successful prosecutions have been few and far between, for one thing. But let’s leave that to one side for the time being). Reasons to buy legal […]

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Tags: Copyright issues · Freelancing

National Freelancers Day

October 10th, 2009 · No Comments

I made the idle comment to a friend that November 23rd was National Freelancers Day in the UK. After a couple of minutes of him rolling his eyes and twitching his mouth as he tried to get his head around the concept, he said, “They’ll all get the day off, then, I suppose?” In fact, […]

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Tags: Freelancing · Language