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Creative Commons enables the return of the game Glitch

open source game art and code
If you never had a chance to play the delightful Flash-based MMO game Glitch—soon to be rescued from the pit of dead games thanks to Creative Commons...Read more

The participatory nature of the Internet strengthens fan communities

Whether the big media producers like it or not, digital technologies have made it easier than ever for popular culture fans to create remixes or...Read more

Downloading Wikipedia is easier than you might think, what's in store for Linux in 2014, and more

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Open source news for your reading pleasure. November 17 - 22, 2013 We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related...Read more and GitHub's license picker

In a previous article , I discussed the complaints that have been leveled against GitHub during the past year and a half concerning the purported...Read more

Open source under the lens of an intellectual property lawyer

open source and intellectual property
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Have you ever wondered what, from a business perspective, the world of sharing , free , and...Read more

Freeing scientific data with CC0 and Dryad repository

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Karen Cranston ( @kcranstn ) is an evolutionary biologist at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), a nonprofit science center...Read more

A guide to free and open source education

Nearly every week, if not every day, there are more and more open source and open educational resources available and accessible to us. It's...Read more

How to organize an education hackathon

open education resources
On February 23, I participated in my first hackathon event; not a coding event as typical of computer programmers, but an education hackathon—a "...Read more