Next Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, Illuminated Corridor is assembling a collision of public art, live music and moving images inspired by the Prelinger Library and Archives‘ collections (which we have discussed extensively before). Everything will take place in the street and parking lot outside the Library, and on the walls of the building, at 8th and … Read More “Illuminated Corridor turns Prelinger Library inside Out on October 3”
Jamglue is back with another amazing remix contest, this time featuring revolutionary hip-hop act Public Enemy and their song “Amerikan Gangster”. From Jamglue: [Public Enemy’s] revolutionary grouping of groundbreaking soundscapes with decidedly political lyrics made Public Enemy, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most controversial, influential, and authoritative hardcore rap formation of the late … Read More “Remix Public Enemy at Jamglue”
Many people have asked us for information about the lawsuit prepared to be filed in Texas against Virgin Mobile and Creative Commons. The plaintiffs of the lawsuit are the parents of a student whose image in a CC-licensed photograph was used by Virgin Mobile in an advertising campaign and the photographer who took the original … Read More “Lawsuit Against Virgin Mobile and Creative Commons â€“ FAQ”
Many people have asked us for information about the lawsuit prepared to be filed in Texas against Virgin Mobile and Creative Commons. The plaintiffs of the lawsuit are the parents of a student whose image in a CC-licensed photograph was used by Virgin Mobile in an advertising campaign and the photographer who took the original … Read More “Lawsuit Against Virgin Mobile and Creative Commons – FAQ”
From the Science Commons blog … “MIT Libraries recently launched a new podcast series dedicated to issues involving scholarly publishing and copyright. The latest addition to the series is a piece by Anna Gold, head librarian of the Engineering and Science Libraries at the university. In the podcast, entitled “Making a Difference: Pushing Back on … Read More “New podcast series on scholarly publishing and copyright”
Creative Commons is searching for a full-time accountant to join our team in San Francisco. Please send along anyone who may fit the job description and would be interested in working at our office. We welcome applicants from the Bay area and beyond to apply by emailing materials to me or via fax (415.278.9419).
Recently, Creative Commons launched ccLearn, an educational arm of CC whose mission aims “to minimize barriers to sharing and reuse of educational materials — legal barriers, technical barriers, and social barriers.” Yesterday, ccLearn director Ahrash Bissell and Creative Commons CTO Nathan Yergler spoke at the OpenCourseWare Consortium Conference at Utah State. Their presentation laid out … Read More “CC at OpenCourseWare, Open Education Conferences”