Content Thievery

UPDATE: The content has been pulled down from the site. Either my comment on it or this post was effective. I have since removed the name of the culprit from the post here.

It has come to my attention that someone has pilfered an entire article which she had no rights to republish. The article in question: How to Make Online Video Accessible to SMBs was written by me and the sole publishing rights belong to Theft of this nature is unconscionable and was perpetrated with the knowledge that it was wrong, yet she did it anyway believing I and my clients would not find out. Thanks to CopyScape we are well aware when someone does this.

In essence she is in violation of intellectual property, licensing rights and copyright infringement. I have respectfully asked her to remove the content or to pay for a license to republish it. …

Red Planet Rising – Mars in Sci-fi and Gaming

I had originally written this for a project which unfortunately fell through. So I thought I would publish it here since I rather liked the article.

Mars has been the goal of many a science fiction author and fan alike. From Athanasius Kircher to Ben Bova, Mars has been the focus of hundreds of stories. Even H.G. Wells and C.S. Lewis wrote about it. Film, books, television, comics and of course, computer games have all featured Mars as a central location.