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”

Restiform Bodies remix contest – winning submissions to be released on vinyl

My friends in the hip-hop/electronic trio Restiform Bodies recently announced a remix contest to celebrate the release of their new album, TV Loves You Back, on anticon records. All of the acapella tracks from the album are offered under a Creative Commons BY-NC license, so you can sample them, remix them, and mash them up. … Read More “Restiform Bodies remix contest – winning submissions to be released on vinyl”