We need your help! Over the next year, we will be investigating and reporting on 2-3 of the most compelling stories about collaboration in the commons. We want to tell the story of when and why a creator first decides to use CC, the kinds of connections they make online, how they invite and encourage … Read More “We want your story ideas about collaboration in the commons”
In April, we posed a question to our community, “How should we attribute 3D printed objects?” and announced our intent to explore the challenge as it aligned with our new strategy, focusing on discovery and collaboration.
How should we attribute authors of CC-licensed 3D designs once that design has been used to print a 3D physical object? The challenge of attribution, or “view source,” for 3D printed objects, is widespread in the 3D printing community, an active part of CC’s larger network. It is multi-layered and speaks to existing needs by … Read More “How should we attribute 3D printed objects?”
Time-Lapse of a RepRap Printing Interlocking Rings by Jonathan Palecek / CC BY. With the exception of CC0, the Creative Commons licenses are only for granting permissions to use non-software works. The worlds of software and engineering have additional concerns outside of the scope of what is addressed by the CC licenses. 3D printing is … Read More “CC and the 3D Printing Community”
When we blogged about Radiohead releasing the data from their video for “House of Cards” last year, we weren’t really sure what fans were going to do with the 400 megabytes representing the visual data from the video. But now, thanks to Thinigiverse, we have an awesome example of what’s possible when CC licenses encourage … Read More “Printing Thom Yorke's Head”