Creative Commons

Read–write culture

Thursday, January 15th, 2009 | Publishing, Science, Web | Comments Off on Read–write culture

The Books and Arts section in this week’s Nature has a review of the new book by Lawrence Lessig called Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. Lessig is founder of Creative Commons, from which Science Commons recently spawned (see my earlier post). › Continue reading


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Science Commons

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 | Science, Web | 1 Comment

You may have seen many websites making their content freely available under a version of the Creative Commons License (the taxonomic data, images and publications stored in and are good examples). Creative Commons has now launched a special project specific for the enhancement of science through the web called Science Commons: › Continue reading

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