Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

Pacifist IP Warrior

Intellectual Property Zone, originally uploaded by gurdonark.

I am focusing on things I know how to do intellectually but rarely do. I am on the verge of setting up a non-profit to try to promote Creative Commons culture. The things I know--corporate formation, a rough idea of tax-qualification, business models, and the like--are pretty nuts and bolts.

The things I don't know--the mechanics of fund-raising, sharing one's vision with others who might want to participate, and promotion--are also pretty nuts and bolts, but perhaps are less my forte' because of a kind of "human element" about them.

I learn one thing about myself as middle age has not only crept in, but changed its gait from little cat's feet to a beast in the jungle, pretty much sprung. I learn that I am able to learn--an old dog who can learn new tricks from a book. It will be fun to see what I can accomplish here. I do not know if I can fullly achieve my goal. But i am certain I can use the experience to achieve something new--and fun.


  • 2.5 and looking forward

    Saturday I scored 2.5/5 in an open on-line blitz chess tournament, though my play probably deserved a 1.0 out of 5. My on-line blitz rating prior to…

  • Play fast

    I played too many bullet chess games last night. I walked in Schell Park in Plano after work. Rain fell last night. I overslept today, which rarely…

  • No Warbler, No Cry

    I am on my annual Fall Migration walking pattern--many walks, few warblers. Saturday night we got together with our friends Greg and Melissa, who…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment