IssueLab Launches Research Remix Video Contest

IssueLab, “an open source archive of research produced by nonprofit organizations, university-based research centers, and foundations,” launches their Research Remix Video Contest this week. The contest “aims to engage working artists and digital media students with social issues while encouraging nonprofits to make their research more broadly available and usable through open licensing.” If you … Read More “IssueLab Launches Research Remix Video Contest”

Indaba Music Continues To Grow

Indaba Music has had a busy summer. July saw the launch of Session Console 2.0, an upgrade of Indaba’s digital music workstation that allows musicians to collaboratively record, edit, and mix tracks online. An improved engine built on Sun Microsystems’ JavaFX platform makes the tool more robust and streamlined. The relaunch was paired with a … Read More “Indaba Music Continues To Grow”

Lessig's REMIX Released Under CC License; Remix Contest Launched By Bloomsbury Academic

Lawrence Lessig‘s latest book Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy is getting the CC treatment from Bloomsbury Academic (CC coverage here and here). Starting today, the entire book is available for free download under a CC BY-NC license from Bloomsbury Academic’s website. We are incredibly excited that a text devoted to … Read More “Lessig's REMIX Released Under CC License; Remix Contest Launched By Bloomsbury Academic”

Funny or Die and Zhura Team Up for Copyleft Screenwriting

The aptly named Funny or Die comedy community has launched a competition with the free on-line screen writing software site Zhura. All contributions must be licensed under our copyleft license, Attribution-ShareAlike (BY-SA) so that Funny or Die’s producers can create the shows freely. Consequently, Funny or Die episodes based on submissions to the competition will … Read More “Funny or Die and Zhura Team Up for Copyleft Screenwriting”