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Deborah De Angelis — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 27

Open Culture
Screenshot from Deborah de Angelis from Open Culture Voices by Creative Commons, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

“Open access is essential for education, innovation, and cultural participation.” Deborah believes that cultural heritage institutions such as libraries, archives, and museums are not just responsible for the preservation of material but in the access and promotion of material for the public good. Institutions should can choose to make their material available online and these…

Francisco “Tito” Rivas to Keynote CC Global Summit 2023

Events, Open Creativity, Open Heritage
A headshot of Francisco J. Rivas Mesa, smiling in front of an artwork on a wall and wearing eyeglasses and a gray top, to the right of a colorful illustration of a wall of windows, each revealing a different human or animal doing some activity, on a building decorated with a light blue CC Global Summit banner hanging from a slender blue line, surrounded by yellow butterflies and birds and green vines and plants. A headshot of Francisco J. Rivas Mesa used by permission from the Ministry of Culture of Mexico, here cropped, next to Somos El Bien Común" by Eréndira Derbez for Creative Commons, here cropped, licensed via CC BY 4.0.

We are deeply honored to announce that the 2023 Summit’s opening keynote will be from Mexican sound artist, musician, researcher, and cultural leader Francisco J. Rivas Mesa, also known by his stage name Tito Rivas.

Francisco “Tito” Rivas Será un Orador Principal en la Cumbre Mundial CC 2023

Events, Open Creativity, Open Heritage
A headshot of Francisco J. Rivas Mesa, smiling in front of an artwork on a wall and wearing eyeglasses and a gray top, to the right of a colorful illustration of a wall of windows, each revealing a different human or animal doing some activity, on a building decorated with a light blue CC Global Summit banner hanging from a slender blue line, surrounded by yellow butterflies and birds and green vines and plants. A headshot of Francisco J. Rivas Mesa used by permission from the Ministry of Culture of Mexico, here cropped, next to Somos El Bien Común" by Eréndira Derbez for Creative Commons, here cropped, licensed via CC BY 4.0.

Nos sentimos profundamente honrados de anunciar que el discurso de apertura de la Cumbre CC 2023 estará a cargo del artista sonoro, músico, investigador, y gestor cultural mexicano Francisco J. Rivas Mesa, también conocido por su nombre artístico Tito Rivas.

Marina Núñez Bespalova Será una Oradora Principal en la Cumbre Mundial CC 2023

Community, Events, Open Culture
A headshot of Marina Núñez Bespalova, speaking at a microphone and wearing a light top and dark suit jacket, to the right of a colorful illustration of a wall of windows, each revealing a different human or animal doing some activity, on a building decorated with a light blue CC Global Summit banner hanging from a slender blue line, surrounded by yellow butterflies and birds and green vines and plants. A headshot of Marina Núñez Bespalova used by permission from the Ministry of Culture of Mexico next to Somos El Bien Común" by Eréndira Derbez for Creative Commons, here cropped, licensed via CC BY 4.0.

[read this post in English >] Tenemos un grupo increíble de personas preparadas para ser oradores principales en la Cumbre Global 2023, que se llevará a cabo del 3 al 6 de octubre en la Ciudad de México. En nuestros primeros anuncios, dimos la bienvenida a la escritora Anya Kamenetz y al líder de medios…

Marina Núñez Bespalova to Keynote CC Global Summit 2023

Community, Events, Open Culture
A headshot of Marina Núñez Bespalova, speaking at a microphone and wearing a light top and dark suit jacket, to the right of a colorful illustration of a wall of windows, each revealing a different human or animal doing some activity, on a building decorated with a light blue CC Global Summit banner hanging from a slender blue line, surrounded by yellow butterflies and birds and green vines and plants. A headshot of Marina Núñez Bespalova used by permission from the Ministry of Culture of Mexico next to Somos El Bien Común" by Eréndira Derbez for Creative Commons, here cropped, licensed via CC BY 4.0.

[lee esta entrada en español >] We have an incredible group of people lined up to be keynote speakers at the 2023 CC Global Summit, to be held 3–6 October in Mexico City. In our first announcements, we welcomed writer Anya Kamenetz and Māori media leader Peter-Lucas Jones. We are now deeply honored to announce…

CC Defends Better Sharing and the Commons in WIPO Conversation on Generative AI

Better Internet, Copyright, Open Culture
A World Intellectual Property Organization title slide saying Ms. Brigitte Vézina, Director, Policy and Open Culture, Creative Commons, decorated with purple and green abstract shapes and a large, gray number 8, next to a screen capture of Brigitte Vézina smiling and wearing earbuds. “This modified screen capture of video from WIPO Conversation on Intellectual Property (IP) and Frontier Technologies Eighth Session” by WIPO is licensed via CC BY 4.0.

Today Creative Commons (CC) delivered a statement to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Conversation on Generative AI and Intellectual Property, as part of our engagement in global policy discussions around the important issues raised by these new technologies and their impact on creativity, the commons, and better sharing, i.e. sharing that is inclusive, equitable,…

Generative AI and Creativity: New Considerations Emerge at CC Convenings

Better Internet, Events, Open Creativity, Open Heritage, Technology
People seated at tables in a conference room watching a panel of four speak on stage below a slide with an image of a robot painting at an empty easel, saying: Creative Commons, Engleberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, this event sponsored by Akin, gratitude for additional support to Morrison Foerster. Generative AI & the Creative Cycle Panel” by Jennryn Wetzler for CC BY 4.0.

This week, Creative Commons (CC) convened 100+ participants during two events in New York City to discuss the important issues surrounding generative artificial intelligence (AI), copyright, and creativity. For many years, we at CC have been examining the interplay between copyright and generative AI, exploring ways in which this technology can foster creativity and better…