Tag Archives: creative commons

Altocumulus Radiatus

Cloud of the Day – Altocumulus Radiatus Altocumulus radiatus is defined as clouds arranged in parallel lines that appear to converge at a central point near the horizon. Conversely, they could be said to appear to radiate from a central … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Logos at MOMA

Creative Commons logos are on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York city. They are in a show of marks that have become ubiquitous in out modern culture. We all recognize these symbols, some more easily than … Continue reading

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OpenBooks is Open

OpenBooks is open to the public. The long preparations are complete and we’re ready to go. Here’s a clip from the email they sent me, as one of their alpha and beta testers: Dear Friends, It was such a busy … Continue reading

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Half Life

Review – Half Life – SL Huang CC-BY-NC-SA Available at Unglue.it, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo Author’s website Cas Russel is back, and she’s up to her old tricks, in SL Huang’s novel, Half Life. She’s still a thief, “retrieving” … Continue reading

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Public Domain Day 2015

“What is the ‘public domain’? The public domain is the realm of material — ideas, images, sounds, discoveries, facts, texts — that is unprotected by intellectual property rights and free for all to use or build upon. It includes our … Continue reading

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Bound by Law

“A documentary is being filmed. A cell phone rings, playing the “Rocky” theme song. The filmmaker is told she must pay $10,000 to clear the rights to the song. Can this be true?” The Center for the Study of the … Continue reading

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State of the Commons

Creative Commons has published an infographic, called State of the Commons, illustrating the extent of CC licensing in 2014. According to them, the number of Creative Commons licensed works is approaching one billion. The most common license in use is … Continue reading

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Open Source Seeds

If you thought Open Source was all about computer software, you’re not alone. Most people, if they’ve heard of Open Source, will think about Free Software, such as Linux and Mozilla Firefox. Even WordPress, the software on which this blog … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Game

Review – Zero Sum Game – SL Huang – CC-BY-NC-SA Available at Unglue.it, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo Author’s website Zero Sum Game has action. Lots and lots of action. Cas Russell is a math savant. She uses her talent … Continue reading

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No Derivatives

Green Comet blog uses a lot more photographs than it used to. As I have increased my use of photographs, I have improved my handling of them, both technically and legalistically. Some of the early photos were acquired haphazardly, and … Continue reading

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