CC Search to Join WordPress

Creative Commons is thrilled to confirm that CC Search, the search engine we built for openly licensed content, has found a new home and will soon be joining WordPress. With its talented team and active community of open source contributors from all around the globe, WordPress is the perfect partner to help keep the project … Read More “CC Search to Join WordPress”

Open Minds Podcast: Coraline Ada Ehmke on Ethical Source

We’ve been getting such great feedback about our new podcast, Open Minds…from Creative Commons. Thank you for listening! On today’s episode, Sarah Pearson, CC’s Senior Counsel, talks to Coraline Ada Ehmke about her work at the intersection of open source and social good. Ehmke is a developer, writer, speaker, musician, and activist. She’s the creator … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Coraline Ada Ehmke on Ethical Source”

The Improved CC Search

This is part of a series of posts introducing the projects built by open source contributors mentored by Creative Commons during Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2020 and Outreachy. Ayan Choudhary was one of those contributors and we are grateful for his work on this project. “The CC Search website is a tool that is … Read More “The Improved CC Search”

You Can Now Sponsor CC’s Open Source Work on GitHub!

Creative Commons is now accepting sponsorship via GitHub Sponsors! CC’s small engineering team builds essential open-source infrastructure for CC-licensed and public domain content. Our tools make it easier for anyone to: release original content under an open license. find and responsibly reuse openly licensed and public domain content. connect to the larger ecosystem of openly … Read More “You Can Now Sponsor CC’s Open Source Work on GitHub!”

Jane Austen portrait among wires

Artificial Intelligence and Creativity: Can Machines Write Like Jane Austen?

In the second part of our series on artificial intelligence (AI) and creativity, we get immersed in the fascinating universe of AI in an attempt to determine whether it is capable of creating works eligible for copyright protection. Below, we present two examples of an AI system generating arguably novel content through two different methods: … Read More “Artificial Intelligence and Creativity: Can Machines Write Like Jane Austen?”