2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition

HASTAC’s third annual Digital Media and Learning Competition launched yesterday, an initiative supported by the MacArthur Foundation. Last year‘s theme was participatory learning, and CC Learn was awarded a grant for Student Journalism 2.0—a pilot initiative “engaging high school students in understanding the legal and technical issues intrinsic to new and evolving journalistic practices.” The … Read More “2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition”


You’ve all heard of the TED Conference (Technology, Entertainment, Design), the annual meeting of great minds with amazing 20 minute speeches that share what they’ve been doing with their lives. But not all of you may have heard of TEDx—spinoffs off TED that are independently organized around a central theme or idea. TEDxNYED is one … Read More “TEDxNYED”

December CC Music Happenings

Three stories from the Creative Commons music world came across our radar recently, each showcasing a different facet of how our licenses are used to expose artists, encourage collaboration, and promote commercial avenues for freely-licensed works. First comes news today that The Everybody, a new project from Joey Santiago and David Lovering (guitarist and drummer … Read More “December CC Music Happenings”

Java software engineer wanted for Nutch-based search development and support

If you are a software developer who has excellent knowledge of Linux and open source development tools with experience in web services, software design, engineering techniques, we would love to hear from you! We have a contract position open for someone who is familiar with Java, Apache Nutch, and Lucene. Please send cover letters and … Read More “Java software engineer wanted for Nutch-based search development and support”