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Top Stories: June 18-22, 2012

Copyright and intellectual disobedience, improving health IT integration, and pushing the envelope on digital images.

Here’s a look at the top stories published across O’Reilly sites this week.

Copyright and “intellectual disobedience”
“Sita Sings the Blues” creator Nina Paley explains her intellectual disobedience stance on copyright and notes that current copyright laws are “completely out of touch with human behavior.”

Why health IT systems integrate poorly today, and what future EHRs can do about it
New Internet-centric approaches to health IT systems are needed, and the government should be mandating a more modern, open style of data exchange that breaks through monolithic systems.

Depth and immersion give static print images new digital life
Medical illustrator Laura Maaske talks about creating digital imagery, the move from print to digital, and how publishers need to adjust their thinking.


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