Notes on “Law That Works” at VON ’07: It’s not made explicit frequently enough, but one of the core purposes of Creative Commons is to let agents and bots have sex with our permissions data. That’s why the licenses are machine readable. That’s why they can be embedded as metadata in digital files. Accordingly, we … Read More “Making CC explicit”
That’s a quote from Wikis and Blogs in Education, one of three educational remixes from students of open content pioneer David Wiley. The other two are Interviewing Basics and the Open Water Project, an excellent disaster preparedness video that probably everyone should watch. Each project is licensed under CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike and incorporates CC licensed and … Read More “"The wiki is the center of my classroom"”
Students, you have a couple more days: until 12:00 AM UTC March 27, 2007. Check out project ideas from Creative Commons and Science Commons. MusicBrainz also has a CC-specific Summer of Code idea, see improving Creative Commons integration. More details at our previous post on CC and SoC 2007.
A Swarm of Angels, a project to collaboratively fund, make, and release (under CC BY-NC-SA) a sci-fi thriller (blogged here last May) is progressing. Participants are currently voting on the next stage of script development and trailer assets will soon be available for remixing at aswarmofangels.blip.tv. Get involved in this potentially groundbreaking project!
OPENSTUDIO, “an experiment in creativity, collaboration and capitalism” at MIT Medialab’s Physical Language Studio appears as a collaboration community for drawings (all are CC licensed) and an art project itself — some of the project’s features don’t feel quite right for either a physical or virtual environment — in the best sense, compelling examination of … Read More “OPENSTUDIO: Open art project, open art community, both?”
Last year NetSquared put on a great conference in San Jose, California on the use of technology in nonprofit orgainizations. (And did a great job of documenting the conference, e.g.,audio from my session on Free Speech and Free Culture, chat transcript, and separate audio and video interviews and presentation audio from a subsequent NetTuesday presentation.) … Read More “NetSquared Conference 2007: Innovation Awards”
We are excited to announce that CC has received significant support from the Eduserv Foundation. The Eduserv Foundation is “a registered charity that works to realise the benefits of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for learners, researchers and the institutions that serve them.” We are honored to be included among their notable list of grantees. … Read More “Eduserv Foundation”