Digital Open Winners Announced

I blogged about the Digital Open in April, a new online community and competition that was accepting free and open technology projects from anyone 17 or younger through August. The competition was aimed at fostering an online and open community of youth by encouraging them to see the benefits of open source and open licensing. … Read More “Digital Open Winners Announced”

Snitchtown: The Photo Essay

Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow points readers to Snitchtown: The Photo Essay, a wonderful adaptation of his essay, Snitchtown. Originally a CC BY-NC-SA licensed editorial on “the future of urban surveillance” – specifically the ubiquity of CCTV cameras found in the the UK – the new work, authored by Emma Byrne, is a photo … Read More “Snitchtown: The Photo Essay”

"Here. My Explosion..": CC-Licensed Feature-Length Film and Soundtrack

Here. My Explosion… is a new feature-length film from Reid Gershbein. Released under a CC BY-NC-SA license (the film’s soundtrack is released under a CC BY-SA license), and is available for free download here. The film is shot using a tilt-shift photography technique and clocks in at around 75 minutes. If you like the film, … Read More “"Here. My Explosion..": CC-Licensed Feature-Length Film and Soundtrack”

Digital Open

The Digital Open, a new online community and competition for youth, is now accepting free and open technology projects from anyone 17 or younger. Free and open means openly licensed, with software licensed under a GPL license and content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA. (See the Digital Open–approved Licenses for more details.) The competition runs until … Read More “Digital Open”