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Wikitravel Wins Webby Award

Last summer, we featured Wikitravel as one of our Featured Commoners. Today, Wikitravel won a Webby Award for their free, up-to-date, complete world travel on-line wiki. Wikitravel is licensed under the Creative Commons 1.0 Attribution, Share Alike license. Way to go Evan and Maj!

OER Commons

OER Commons provides open educational resources for teaching and learning that are freely available on-line for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. OER Commons uses Web 2.0 features such as tags, ratings, comments, reviews, and social networking in order to create an on-line experience that engages educators in sharing their … Read More “OER Commons”

First CC Business Mixer Update

Last month, we blogged about the first CC Business Mixer, an event that seeks to bring together entrepreneurs who have ideas for a Creative Commons related business and VCs. Last Thursday CC board member John Buckman hosted a number of entrepreneurs who presented their business ideas to CC supporters and VCs. This networking event was … Read More “First CC Business Mixer Update”

CC Mixter on Japanese Blog TV

Our board member Joi Ito passed along this Blog TV spot. Technorati Japan’s Blog TV features CC Mixter on a special portion of this show called Challenge CGCM. Also, check out the woman to the right of the cowboy hat; she prominently displays a CC sticker on her laptop.

Mediashift and Flickr

Mark Glaser of the PBS site Media Shift wrote a great article about the use and adoption of CC licenses with in the Flickr community. Glaser used a CC licensed Flickr photo by photographer Kris Krug for a blog post that he was writing about Mark Cuban. Krug gave Glasner a ‘virtual high-five’ for doing … Read More “Mediashift and Flickr”

GOOD Magazine Comes to NYC

NYC CC friends: You are invited to a party this Thursday, Sept 21 at Emergency Arts in Chelsea, hosted by GOOD Magazine! In June, we blogged about CC’s participation in the Choose GOOD Campaign, in which you can subscribe to a year of the magazine for $20 and choose a partnering non-profit organization that you … Read More “GOOD Magazine Comes to NYC”