Day 4: CC Chile

Well it is now day 4 of the campaign and we’ve raised $7058. Needless to say the momentum that we originally experienced has waned. The importance of this cause however has not and that is why we are not relenting. The CCi affiliates need to be at the iCommons iSummit to debate and discuss the … Read More “Day 4: CC Chile”

Day 3: CC Taiwan

Yesterday was another excruciatingly slow day for the campaign. We’ve now raised $6,818. At this rate over three days, we will fall short of our two week goal by a whopping $18,192, which will clearly not enable us to fund scholarships for all of our international volunteers who should be at the iSummit — to … Read More “Day 3: CC Taiwan”

Day 2: CC Hungary

Day one of our two week/$50,000 Creative Commons International affiliate iSummit scholarship campaign exceeded expectations, but yesterday was a big letdown. We’ve raised $6,618 in two days. At this rate we will not be able to end the campaign early and will end up $3,674 short. (Please help!) As promised, we’re going to profile Creative … Read More “Day 2: CC Hungary”

Creative Commons at Maker Faire

On May 19 and 20, Creative Commons will be at Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA. The event, organized and hosted by the good people at Make Magazine, “celebrates arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset.” Come visit us at our booth and learn more about what we’re up to.

Chicago Sun-Times on Flickr

Yesterday’s Chicago Sun-Times had a good article about Flickr that emphasized the value of Creative Commons licensing. It’s a magnificent library of stock art. The big point of Flickr is to allow photographers of all skill levels to share their pictures with the world. And the folks behind Flickr back this concept up with a … Read More “Chicago Sun-Times on Flickr”