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”

Nature's H1N1 Paper under BY-NC-SA

Nature, the international weekly journal of science just released an advanced version of a paper entitled ‘Origins and evolutionary genomics of the 2009 swine-origin H1N1 influenza A epidemic‘ under our Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike license. While this is indeed great news in and of itself, you might have noticed that the license notification didn’t quite make it … Read More “Nature's H1N1 Paper under BY-NC-SA”

BYU Launches OCW Pilot

It appears that David Wiley’s move to Brigham Young University has already resulted in progress towards opening the university’s content. Long-time pioneer and academic of open education, Wiley reports that BYU’s Independent Study has launched its Open CourseWare (OCW) pilot with six Creative Commons licensed courses under CC BY NC-SA. “The pilot includes three university-level … Read More “BYU Launches OCW Pilot”

"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”