Truthfully, I do not understand why anyone is content to clap from the nosebleed section instead of standing on the stage.
We all learn. We learned to walk, speak, and math. We learned how to do the tasks that we now do in our jobs, every day. And most of us, along the way, had the benefit of learning from someone more advanced than us. We were the Apprentice to their Master.
In my work, I get a lot of folks asking about US copyright law’s “Fair Use” doctrine. It’s massively misunderstood. Although I’m no lawyer, allow me to clear up a few misconceptions.
These are two pet peeves of mine.
First, affect is something you can do.
I seek to affect the way we vote.
The effect is what happens.
The effect of my activities has been negligible.