Creative Commons will be an exhibitor at the O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference in San Diego next week. Etech is regarded by many as the best tech conference of the year, always in step with the latest creations and aspirations of the alpha geeks, having evolved from the Peer-to-Peer Conference in early 2001 and P2P & … Read More “CC at O'Reilly Etech”
Take an entertaining and compelling soundbite, easy to use digital audio tools, and cheap bandwidth, what do you get? Spontaneous remix culture. DeanGoesNuts.com has in a few days collected dozens of remixes of Howard Dean’s 2004 Iowa Caucus concession speech culminating in the infamous “yeagh!” utterance. While the curator (a Dean supporter) has licensed the … Read More “Spontaneous Remix Culture — Yeagh!”
October 23 we posted about Nathan Yergler’s ccValidator web app, developed in response to our list of tech challenges. Challenged developers have been hard at work since: Nathan Yergler has created mozCC, an extension for Mozilla-based browsers that reads and displays CC metadata as you browse. In addition to creating mozCC and fixing ccValidator bugs, … Read More “Tech Challenges Update: Mozilla, Python, C#, SMIL”
Remember that this is Eyebeam week at Creative Commons. Eyebeam is the cutting-edge New York gallery hosting the Distributed Creativity email forum on intellectual property and art this month and next. Creative Commons is moderating the discussion this week. Join up if you haven’t already and spill your thoughts.
On October 6 we posted a list of technology challenges that we hoped would inspire developers. It did inspire one: Nathan Yergler has already created and made a few rounds of improvements to a web app that validates and extracts license metadata, just as called for. As an example of what Nathan’s application can do, … Read More “Tech Challenge Met: CC Metadata Validator”
No, not another contest — see Can you remix? (results soon) and GET CREATIVE! (you still have time) — but artists can’t have all the fun. If you can code, we want you to check out our technology challenges section. GUI developer to Semantic Web pioneer, we have a task for you — help build … Read More “Technology! Can you code?”