Ten Car Train is a new site featuring excellent short stories, commentary, and creative fiction published under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license. From the site’s quite-awesome mission statement: You should read these pieces in their entirety while at work or when someone is paying you to do something else.
Tay Zonday, the singer/keyboardist behind the insanely popular Creative Commons-licensed hit “Chocolate Rain” (the video for which has now been viewed on YouTube more than 5.5 million times) is set to make his concert debut in Minneapolis on October 5 at a show featuring none other than remix king Girl Talk (who you might recall … Read More “Tay Zonday to perform with Girl Talk”
Check out the relaunch of citizen journalism portal GroundReport (previously discussed here), as well as the official launch of GroundReport TV (previously discussed here). GroundReport, which lets people publish news articles, photos, audio recordings, and videos uses Creative Commons licenses to expand the reach of its content. Sign up for an account and start submitting … Read More “CC citizen journalism site GroundReport re-launches; GroundReport TV launches officially”
Following up on an earlier post, we are pleased to announce that PodTech, a technology and entertainment video network, has donated to Creative Commons on top of the money already paid to Lan Bui for his CC-licensed photograph. In doing so, PodTech has set a precedent in paying Bui for his photo and have further … Read More “PodTech Donates to CC”
I recently attended the second annual Science Foo Camp, co-sponsored by O’Reilly and Nature. See my entry on the Science Commons blog for a more in depth look at the discussion surrounding Open Science. And, once again, many thanks to those from O’Reilly and Nature for putting together such a spectacular event, and Google for … Read More “A report from Science Foo camp (SciFoo)”
Tonight we are back at Shine with what has become an absolutely awesome CC Salon. Think of it not only as a way to see some fantastic presentations (Bittorent Pres. Ashwin Navin, Jack Aboutboul, community engineer for Fedora at Red Hat, + Interns) but also as a way to celebrate the release of our brand … Read More “CC Salon SF on WED, Aug 8 from 7-9 PM: Bittorent, Fedora, Intern Presentations, and Free Drinks!”