A ruling about a DC university held that posting course videos to the open web without subtitling them violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (while keeping them private to students did not) (I know: weird), and this prompted UC Berkeley to announce the impending removal of 20,000 open courseware videos from Youtube. (more…)
Techdirt has been warning about the problems with the Creative Commons Non-Commercial License (CC NC) for many, many years. Last September, Mike wrote about an important case involving the CC NC license, brought by Great Minds, an educational non-profit organization, against FedEx, the shipping giant. Show More Summary
For a business that is theoretically predicated on the talents of forward-thinking creatives, the fashion industry sure does spend a lot of time apologizing for cultural insensitivity. It's so common for a designer to do something like, for example, style the hair of white models in Bantu knots or... Continue reading
Governors Ball, New York City, June 2016. Jordan Uhl/Flickr Creative Commons Laura Jane Grace, the 36-year-old frontwoman of the punk band Against Me!, is no longer surprised by the secrets her fans reveal to her. Whether it's the transgender...Show More Summary
Could you use $763? The IRS could have that much or more just waiting for you. It's yours as long as you don't miss the 2013 tax return tax deadline. Photo by 401(k) 2012 courtesy Flickr Creative Commons Nope, that's not a typo. More...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently placed 300,000 images in the Creative Commons library. "The future is female," Hillary Clinton declared on February 6 in her first video statement since President Trump's inauguration. Show More Summary
Judge dismisses case that could have upended Creative Commons copyright model.
GUEST: Artificial intelligence is no longer the sole domain of tech companies like Google, Facebook, IBM, and Amazon. Recognizing the potential of exponential technologies like AI and bots, creative agencies like Ogilvy and consulting firms like McKinsey and Accenture now proudly feature AI departments. Show More Summary
Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License This year, I was really looking forward to taking a holiday break and not feel stressed about deadlines, tasks, or the never ending parade of meeting requests and emails. I’m overwhelmed getting back into the daily grind, how about you?… Read More
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Creative Commons has launched the beta version of a new search engine which is designed to make it even easier to find free-to-use images. The post Creative Commons Launches New Search Engine for Finding Free, Legal Images by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
The Met Museum in New York recently published over 375,000 images under Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. In other words, this is 375,000 images to use as you like, free of charge and without any restrictions. There are photos of artworks and different historical items in the collection. Show More Summary
Do you aspire to live a creative life but are not sure where to begin? It’s a common problem. We... The post Creativity Isn’t A Talent. You Can Actually Gain It By Doing These 3 Things Daily appeared first on Lifehack. Don't believe those who tell you that you aren't creative. You most certainly are. You just need to free your mind and unleash your ideas.
It is common knowledge that we need to drink more water. But between its sheer blandness, the inconvenience of having... The post 4 Interesting Ways That Help You Drink Much More Water Easily appeared first on Lifehack. Find creative ways that trigger you to drink more water. The more you think the more, you'll drink.
The notorious, Hitler-endorsing, Brexit-backing, anti-vaxx, cancer-scare-promoting, compulsively lying, photoshop failing, plagiarizing, M15-creating, hateful, lethally transphobic, Creative Commons misunderstanding, evil, teacher-demonizing,...Show More Summary
The search engine helps publishers find free and legal images easily.
Creative Commons has launched a new search engine to help you find free-to-use images. CC Search, which lets you find images to use under a Creative Commons license, is currently in beta. Which means Creative Commons is actively seeking feedback from people like you. Show More Summary
The Met's collection contains over 375,000 images of art in the public domain; they've made these directly searchable and browseable, there's a Github repo of metadata, integration with the Creative Commons search tool, and extensive collaboration with Wikimedia and GLAM Wiki. (more…)
Creative Commons has released a beta version of their new search engine that makes it easy to find and give proper credit for images that are free to use on the internet.
Photo: Flickr/BetterDCRegion/Creative Commons On Monday night, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to back Rex Tillerson, President Trump's pick for Chief Diplomat, clearing the way for approval by the full Senate. Every nominee...Show More Summary