Designers Accord Web Community launches under CC BY

Some very cool news from the design world: The Designers Accord, a community of more than 100,000 designers who are committed to environmentally-friendly and socially-responsible design practices (read more the project in GOOD Magazine’s interview with founder Valerie Casey) has launched an online platform for sharing design ideas. The Designers Accord Web Community is a … Read More “Designers Accord Web Community launches under CC BY”

DJ Z-Trip's Obama Mix

The legendary mashup DJ Z-Trip has released a new mix under our Attribution license intended to help garner support for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Z-Trip’s Obama Mix is a recording of the set he’s been playing at recent fundraisers he’s organized with the artist Shepard Fairey (creator of the ubiquitous OBEY campaign and more recently, … Read More “DJ Z-Trip's Obama Mix”

HOWTO Rock Flickr like a champ

Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb lays it out: Turn on Creative Commons Licensing It’s easy to turn the default setting for new photos uploaded to Creative Commons Attribution (our favorite) by visiting the Privacy & Permissions tab in your account. Unfortunately there’s not clear, working links from Flickr to an explanation of the different licenses. Here … Read More “HOWTO Rock Flickr like a champ”

LearnHub Integrates CC Licensing

—the new online social learning network—decided to go Creative Commons earlier this week. On Wednesday, they integrated CC licensing into their platform as an option for users to share their work, with the additional option of contributing work into the public domain. One of their inspirations was Flickr, the online photo management system that has … Read More “LearnHub Integrates CC Licensing”

Dream at 1920×1080 in CC

Elephants Dream, a short film that premiered late March, is now available for download in many formats, including a stunning AVI, MPEG4 (mp42) / AC3 5.1 Surround / HD 1920×1080 encoding. The production files are also downloadable. The film is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license. It was created to show off the … Read More “Dream at 1920×1080 in CC”