PictureSandbox

April’s most sophisticated Flickr/CC mashup yet has relaunched with angel funding as PictureSandbox.com with cool tools to find and reuse CC licensed photos in lightboxes, cards, and more.

Learn computers with pictures

In Pictures has published 22 computer books under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 license. These books cover computer basics with several operating systems, productivity applications and basic web design and programming. These books make maximum use of images. A quote published at DesktopLinux and elsewhere explains: Most computer books contain 50,000 to 100,000 words, but … Read More “Learn computers with pictures”

Tell the Canadian government to ignore Bell’s terrible idea to block websites

Earlier this month Bell and a group of Canadian telecommunications and media companies submitted a proposal that asks the Canadian government to identify websites engaged in content piracy and compel internet service providers to block access to those sites. Specifically, the proposal asks the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to set up an “Internet … Read More “Tell the Canadian government to ignore Bell’s terrible idea to block websites”

Terms pre 2017-11-07

effective as of 2014-12-22 (December 22nd 2014); minor updates on 2017-02-07 1. General Information Regarding These Terms of Use Master terms: Unless otherwise noted on a particular site or service, these master terms of use (“Master Terms”) apply to your use of all of the websites that Creative Commons Corporation operates, including http://creativecommons.org, http://wiki.creativecommons.org, http://openpolicynetwork.org, … Read More “Terms pre 2017-11-07”

Sharing a lost city: An innovative collaboration with re:3d and the New Palmyra project

Together with re:3d, an Austin-based 3D printing company, and the #NEWPALMYRA project, a community platform dedicated to the virtual remodeling and creative use of architecture from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Creative Commons has produced a 200 pound, 7.5 feet tall 3D rendering of one of the Palmyra Tetrapylons.