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Technologies
Technologies

Martin Luther King, Technology Critic

This year, protesters around the nation sought to #ReclaimMLK. In the process, they brought his ideas on technology, science, and the future to the fore.
Brian Merchant
1.21.15
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

The Dream of Just Copyright

Martin Luther King couldn't have imagined what another set of laws would mean for the spreading of his ideas on the internets.
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.28.13
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

What Occupy Wall Street Thinks About What Obama Thinks About What MLK Really Thought

On Sunday, President Obama made a speech at the inauguration of the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial that referenced the protests on Wall Street. The backlash on Republican blogs was predictable; one ran the headline, "“Obama Uses MLK Memorial Speech...
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.20.11
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

The Copyright Nightmare of "I Have a Dream"

If you weren't alive to witness Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" "speech":http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/mlk01.asp on the Washington Mall 48 years ago this week, you might try to switch on the old YouTube and dial it up. But you won't...
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.29.11
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Autotune the King

If you haven't heard Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1968 speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop," in Memphis, autotuned by "the Gregory Brothers":http://motherboard.tv/2010/5/19/how-i-got-famous-on-the-internetz-david-after-dentist-keyboard-cat-mahir...
Videodrome
1.17.11