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Help develop a course on Creative Business in the Digital Era

Announcement: The Open Rights Group, in collaboration with 01zero-one and funded by the London Development Agency, is beginning an exciting new research project, examining how the internet enables creative entrepreneurs to develop innovative business practices by being more open with their intellectual property. Creative Business in the Digital Era will examine new business models and … Read More “Help develop a course on Creative Business in the Digital Era”

RIP.MIX.BURN.BAM.PFA

RIP.MIX.BURN.BAM.PFA, an art exhibit that celebrates “the cultural and artistic practice of remix”, opens this Friday at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA). From BAM/PFA: RIP.MIX.BURN.BAM.PFA […] invit[es] guest artists to “rip, mix, and burn” elements from two digital-media works in the museum’s collection—Ken Goldberg’s Ouija 2000 and Valéry Grancher’s 24h00 (both … Read More “RIP.MIX.BURN.BAM.PFA”

Opportunies to work at Creative Commons' San Francisco office

ccLearn, the education division of Creative Commons, is looking to fill a new internship position. This position will focus on the interface of digital educational resources and search technology. We are collaborating with Google, among other organizations, to build a functional search engine that will find and highlight open educational resources, as well as any … Read More “Opportunies to work at Creative Commons' San Francisco office”

BloodSpell: first full length machinima feature released

Bloodspell, the machinima film project we mentioned last November, has been released as an 84 minute feature. This is a first feature length machinima production, and it’s released under a CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license: We`re fairly sure BloodSpell is the largest Machinima film ever created. It`s an independent film that, because it is using Machinima technology, … Read More “BloodSpell: first full length machinima feature released”

Artabase

Artabase is a beta social networking site for the arts community that “aims to become the world’s best online database of art history” by turning contemporary event listings into a growing database of artistic happenings. Artabase’s concept is based around a collective definition of history, and as such, they recently adopted CC-licences in their uploading … Read More “Artabase”

Beatpick

BeatPick is a record label started in London that bills itself as a “FairPlay” music label. From the BeatPick website, users can enjoy a range of different styles of music from all over the world, from pop to electronic to hip-hop to rock; all licensed to the public under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. The … Read More “Beatpick”

Science Commons News: Nguyen on our Materials Transfer work

From the Science Commons blog … Looking for a better understanding of our Biological Materials Transfer Agreement project? Look no further. The latest edition of Innovations features an in-depth analysis of our Materials Transfer work, one of our three main areas of focus at Science Commons. The analysis was written by Science Commons counsel Thinh … Read More “Science Commons News: Nguyen on our Materials Transfer work”