Help bridge our open communities: Open Coalition Project Coordinator Job

Construction of the Story Bridge, Brisbane, 1939 / State Library Queensland / No known copyright restrictions Last November, a bunch of us from Wikimedia, Mozilla, P2PU, OKFN, Creative Commons, School of Open, and other communities got together for a session at Mozfest called “Collaborations across the Open Space.” That session not only laid the groundwork … Read More “Help bridge our open communities: Open Coalition Project Coordinator Job”

WikiEducator, Connexions, and MediaWiki join forces in OER Remix Project

In case you haven’t heard, WikiEducator‘s Wayne Mackintosh announced earlier this week that they were joining forces with Connexions “to provide educators with greater freedom of choice to mix and match the best of two OER worlds, namely “producer-consumer” models with more traditional work flow approaches and commons-based peer production.” WikiEducator and Connexions are two … Read More “WikiEducator, Connexions, and MediaWiki join forces in OER Remix Project”

Our OVC Wrapup

We wanted to give big thanks to Ben, Dean, Elizabeth, Adi, and all the volunteers to helped make the fantastic Open Video Conference happen. Myself, Jane and Alex K were all in attendance on behalf of CC and we figured we’d post a wrap up about our experience at the conference. At the CC Salon … Read More “Our OVC Wrapup”

REMINDER: CC Salon NYC / OVC Pre-party is Thursday Night (+music & beer)

Just a reminder that the Creative Commons Salon NYC / Official Open Video Conference Pre-party is happening Thursday night! I’m also excited to announce that we’ve added a live acoustic set from CC musician Adam McHeffey (of FrostClick fame) as well as lots of cold beer sponsored by blip.tv! Here’s all the info: June’s Salon … Read More “REMINDER: CC Salon NYC / OVC Pre-party is Thursday Night (+music & beer)”

Wikimedia Foundation board approves license migration

The Wikimedia Foundation board has approved the licensing changes voted on by the community of Wikipedia and its sister sites. The accompanying press release includes this quote from Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig: “Richard Stallman’s commitment to the cause of free culture has been an inspiration to us all. Assuring the interoperability of free culture … Read More “Wikimedia Foundation board approves license migration”