Creative Commons photo via European Parliament on flickr Half of all women in the European Union have been sexually harassed and one third have been the victim of sexual or physical violence at some point since they were 15 years old. The...Show More Summary
The Client is Always Right Series is a self-initiated project by Jonathan Quintin, a creative director and founder of StudioJQ based in Bristol, UK. In design, these quotes are pretty common to us. What follows could make you laugh,Show More Summary
Last week, friends alerted me that one of my online artwork was used by a Facebook page owner without crediting me.The artwork was licensed under a Creative Commons ATTRIBUTION license. All the user had to do was credit me and he would be free to modify, repurchase, even sell the image. Show More Summary
Throughout history, tech innovators have had lots of common traits. They're bright, outside-the-box thinkers, creative, and open-minded about the future. But here's something you may not know about the tech founders listed below: they all went to Montessori school. Show More Summary
Creative Commons photo by ttfnrob on flickr. Researchers at the University of Miami may have made a modest breakthrough in the search for an HIV vaccination. A vaccine developed at the school has been shown to prevent mice from becoming infected with HIV. Show More Summary
The UK-based Wellcome Trust, the world’s second-largest funder of medical research behind the Gates Foundation, has launched a free online magazine called Mosaic that is dedicated to longform science writing. The site will be run by former Times science editor Mark Henderson — who was involved […]
Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, and Mark Twain. What is one thing these three visionaries have in common? They all had very messy workspaces. Read more...
Last October, Creative Commons founder and Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig sued Australian record label Liberation Music, which had previously issued a ContentID claim on one of his videos. Six months later, Lessig and Liberation...Show More Summary
Law professor, Creative Commons co-founder and advocate for copyright reform Lawrence Lessig has agreed to receive damages from an Australian music label. Without considering fair use Liberation wrongly had some of Lessig's work removed from YouTube and threatened to sue - it didn't go well. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
A recent study found that cheating and creativity have a lot in common: in fact, cheating may actually increase your creativity. Read more...
For Creative Loafing's food issue a couple years ago, I wrote about beer cellaring, an increasingly common practice amongst craft-brew obsessives. "It is so much fun to pop something that's five or six or seven years old next to theShow More Summary
Creativity isn't a mythical creature to be caught and tamed. It's a habit, studies suggest; a way of life that's built over time. Think of your most common habits and the regular culprits come to mind--biting your nails, snacking late at night, cracking your knuckles. Do something enough times and it becomes a behavioral pattern you do almost involuntarily. Read Full Story
Creative Commons image of bitcoins by antanacoins The world’s largest Bitcoin exchange went offline Monday amid a series of setbacks — including a reported theft of hundreds of millions of dollars — that have raised concerns about the...Show More Summary
Creative commons image by 401(K) 2013 For every parent who has ever railed that children no longer understand the value of a dollar, the Oklahoma state legislature has come up with a response: as of this May, all public high school students...Show More Summary
With a bit of reorganizing, room for stockpiling used shipping material, a little creativity and some sweat any business can revolutionize its supply room. Save it, reuse it and encourage employees to find alternatives. Every business working with shipping supplies has a unique opportunity to contribute to a sustainable pro-business future. Here are some useful […]
By B.T. Doran Published: February 24th, 2014 The ancient Greeks believed that inspiration came from the Muses, goddesses who came down from Olympus to help common mortals create great works of art. But nowadays we know that creative minds get their ideas from pretty much whatever random shit co
Photo credit: Morio. Used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Read more...
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These two photos of unknown provenance show a clever solution to a common problem: your toddler/preschooler/20-something scribbled on the wall. The kid showed his/her creativity. You can do the same! -via 22 Words
Companies are beginning to eye Creative Commons not just as a way to share their work, but also to build links. What does that mean for the CC users? The post Using Creative Commons to Gain Links, Improve SEO appeared first on Plagiarism Today.