Congratulations to Overmundo and Miro/Democracy/Participatory Culture Foundation

Two important CC friendly organizations have received major kudos and support recently. Brazilian free culture site Overmundo won the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica 2007 Golden Nica for Best Digital Community. CC won the 2004 Golden Nica for Net Vision and we’ve highlighted Overmundo before, including here. The Democracy media player (soon to be known as … Read More “Congratulations to Overmundo and Miro/Democracy/Participatory Culture Foundation”

((c)urve)music Remix Contest

(©urve)music™* is a very cool UK label which specializes in chilly Latin jazz and collects brilliant vocalists like nobody’s business. They have agreed to throw several a cappellas and instrumental tracks into the Commons looking to gather enough material for a pair of all CC music remix albums later this year. ccMixter is only happy … Read More “((c)urve)music Remix Contest”

Tin foil hats and electric giraffes

From our excellent post at the Robotics Pavilion, the Creative Commons team could watch visitors participate in the huge array of activities, crafts, and inventions featured at last weekend’s Maker Faire in San Mateo. Faire goers wandered the grounds between countless interactive stations to enjoy flame throwers, educational presentations, sewing, silk screening, and the popular … Read More “Tin foil hats and electric giraffes”