Spain's Version 3.0 goes live

Creative Commons Spain and Catalonia has successfully completed its versioning of the ported Creative Commons licensing suite to Version 3.0. The six standard Creative Commons licenses are now legally and linguistically adapted to Spanish law and available in Castilian, Catalan, and Basque, with a Galician translation coming soon and now Galician. CC Spain and Catalonia … Read More “Spain's Version 3.0 goes live” Update: Name Change, Radio, CC Licensed PHD, and more

Freesound, a venerable repository of CC-licensed samples, has been up to a bevy of good work since we last checked in with them. This includes developing a beautiful successor to wav2png, changing their name to, teaming up with Happy New Ears to develop an interactive sample machine aimed at children, and launching Freesound Radio, … Read More “ Update: Name Change, Radio, CC Licensed PHD, and more”

Freesound 2.0

Freesound is a repository of CC-licensed audio samples … nearly 50,000 sounds. In December Freesound received a Google Research Award which they’re using to create “Freesound 2.0”. You can follow progress on their development blog and discuss on their forum. I interviewed Freesound founder Bram de Jong a couple years ago.

'Organic' for your brain

Scott Leslie of EdTechPost writes: I have been working away listening to streams of fully CC-licensed remixes and tracks from the awesome CCMixter site all day, and just wanted to tell someone. What brought me there was the announcement that my old favourite, Freesound, is now integrated into ccMixter via the Sample Pool API. Ahh, … Read More “'Organic' for your brain”