2012-02-12 is the ISO, because it works OK in all regions, save a few Buddhist calendar countries.
I don't play the game, but I am a huge fan of the spreadsheet adaptations. I mean, when you see a Titan stretched out on a pivot table, it's like, oh yeah. This is the medium it was meant for.
Look at the "press" involved: VentureBeat, HuffPo, Yahoo!, AOL, GeekWire. These aren't reporters. They're press release curators, with a little commentary around the edges.
...and the male Yahoo! CEOs have had a good run?
If only there were a global information system capable of streamlining the transmission and storage of "paperwork".
Most of what I've posted to Github was a snip of example code that I needed to share with exactly one person. The only real project I have there was AGPL, and it's an enormous piece of work. By project, I'm 5% open licensed. By lines-of-code, it's more like 99%.
How it should be used: "This section here doesn't seem to provide value to our students"
How it will be used: "You read the book, but your page rate was excessive in parts, so the computer gave you a reading score of 87%."
Copyright is completely fucked. Trademark law is more or less sensible, and does useful things to protect consumers. This is an example.
You forgot availability. If If could hop a train to skip my 1.25 hour commute, I'd be on it in a heartbeat. Funding is an issue, but inter-jurisdictional planning is also a major barrier to getting anything useful done. Of course, big pots of Federal money tend to make the locals work together.
Don't forget about the ads!
Who puts this bullshit as "insightful"?
I have a botnet, and the terms of my parole say I can only use it on Slashdot.