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Everything is a Remix Part 4

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My thanks to Louis Wesolowsky, Juan Behrans, Kevin Devroo, A.M. Garcia, Bran Dougherty-Johnson, and Greg Wilson for their contributions.

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Everything is a Remix Part 4 Transcript

The genes in our bodies can be traced back over three-and-a-half billion years to a single organism, Luca, the Last Universal Common Ancestor. As Luca reproduced, its genes copied and copied and copied and copied, sometimes with mistakes — they transformed. Over time this produced every one of the billions of species of life on earth. Some of these adopted sexual reproduction, combining the genes of individuals, and altogether, the best-adapted life forms prospered.

This is evolution. Copy, transform and combine.

And culture evolves in a similar way, but the elements aren’t genes, they’re memes — ideas, behaviors, skills. Memes are copied, … Continue Reading

Everything is a Remix Part 4 Soundtrack

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“Plants Inside” by Strangeloop
“Freeze” by The Kleptones

Here’s a list of the songs in case you can’t see the Amazon widget.

0:05 “Plants Inside” by Strangeloop
1:00 “Galuchat” by Gui Boratto
2:12 “Freibad” by Hauschka
3:38 “Freeze” by The Kleptones
4:50 “Common Exchange” by Emika
5:32 “My Sweet Lord” by George Harrison
5:40 “He’s So Fine” by The Chiffons
5:57 “It Must Be Jesus” by The Southern Tones
6:08 “I Got a Woman” by Ray Charles
6:14 “Gold Digger” … Continue Reading

Tentative launch date for Everything is a Remix Part 4 is February 15th

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Defend the Right to Remix

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, video artists who break the encryption on a DVD or sample online streaming videos could face legal threats – even if the video they create is considered fair use. Join myself, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and thousands of filmmakers. Visit Rip Mix Make to voice your support for decrypting videos for the purpose of remixing. Please do so before February 10th.