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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, Holy Matrimony and 10 Things I Hate About You, and as Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun.
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Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
Lawrence Lessig - Sep 29, 2009 (first published in 2008)
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The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s copyright laws have ceased to perform their original, beneficial role: protecting artists? creations while allowing them to build on prev...
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About what it means to take something someone else has created and make it your own. He’s a legal scholar, and he’s talking about intellectual property laws, copyright, fair use, etc., but he’s also quite insightful about the creative process in general.     source
This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!...
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Smart in a lot of ways, but also, with all due respect to the smart guy who wrote it, sort of cynical and off-putting at times.     source
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Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke - Aug 01, 1993 (first published in 1929)
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Born in 1875, the great German lyric poet Rainer Maria Rilke published his first collection of poems in 1898 and went on to become renowned for his delicate depiction of the workings of the human heart. Drawn by some sympathetic note in his poems, young people often wrote to Rilke with their problems and hopes. From 1903 to 1908 Rilke wrote a serie...
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I think it gets a lot in terms of being intrinsically motivated, which is so important, especially if you’re going to be an artist.     source
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