DJ Vadim

Having played over 1600 gigs in over 60 countries, DJ Vadim is no stranger to the concept of ‘fan interaction’. Beyond his live shows, Vadim pushes experiments with interaction further, having held a remix contest at ccMixter a little under two years ago to promote his album The Sound Catcher. The contest was a great … Read More “DJ Vadim”

Bloomsbury Academic to Release "Science, Ethics and Innovation" Series for Free Under CC Licenses

Bloomsbury Academic, the recently-launched academic publishing imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, just announced their first series publication, Science, Ethics and Innovation. The series will be edited by Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston and professor John Harris. The series will be released online as free, CC-licensed downloads with hard copies available for sale. More from The Guardian: … Read More “Bloomsbury Academic to Release "Science, Ethics and Innovation" Series for Free Under CC Licenses”

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”

Live from the NYPL & Wired Present: Lawrence Lessig, Shepard Fairey, and Steven Johnson

New Yorkers – next Thursday, February 26, Wired and Live from the NYPL will bring together Lawrence Lessig, Shepard Fairey, and Steven Johnson for a discussion about Lessig’s new book, Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. The conversation will take place at 7:00pm at the Celeste Bartos Forum at the New … Read More “Live from the NYPL & Wired Present: Lawrence Lessig, Shepard Fairey, and Steven Johnson”

2008 Sparky Award Winners

The winners of last year’s Sparky Awards are now officially up online (see today’s press release). The Sparky Awards is “a contest organized by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and adopted by campuses nationwide that calls on entrants to creatively illustrate in a short video the value of sharing ideas.” The student … Read More “2008 Sparky Award Winners”