A View Out of the Front Door of my Kharkov Apartment shared CC by Stuck in Customs It’s been an ungodly amount of time since I updated my blogs. I thought I might reproduce an email I just sent off to a faculty member at UBC that I am trying to convince of the value […]Read more "Why go open?"
Interesting new podcast by Jason Sigal, from the Free Music Archive. Jason is spinning off the podsafe portions of his WFMU show, as well as conversations with the likes of Eric Steuer of Creative Commons talkin’ CC, NC, CBC & Superheroes, and Sam Brylawski on sound preservation in the digital age. I have enjoyed listening, […]Read more "New free culture podcast: Grey Area"
B33 – HorseHead Nebula shared CC by Skiwalker79 The Zen of Open Data, by Chris McDowall Open is better than closed. Transparent is better than opaque. Simple is better than complex. Accessible is better than inaccessible. Sharing is better than hoarding. Linked is more useful than isolated. Fine grained is preferable to aggregated. (Although there […]Read more "The zen of open data"
Open Access shared CC by AJC1 I have a few more substantive posts brewing, but until I get a few minutes and a few more brain cells to rub together… I want to offer my congratulations to the team that has put together UBC’s contribution to the global event Open Access Week. The schedule of […]Read more "It will be an epic Open Access Week at UBC"
Open Access Chalkboard shared CC by Gideon Burton An anecdote from Andre Malan’s must-read blog: I am currently working at a software company as an intern, writing a program. Now of course, as anybody who has taken Software Engineering knows (don’t worry readers who are not in Computer Science, I promise I will not lose you), […]Read more "A value proposition, basic respect, whatever…"