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Internet archive and creative commons

An article I wrote for moonshine…—————————-Did you know that the Internet Archive not only archives the web but that it has much opensource, public domain or creative commons licensed material? For those of you who do digital work, the Internet Archive may be the best kept secret on the web! If you do any kind of digital work (images, websites, videos, audio recordings, etc.) and ...

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Searching Internet Archive by CC Licensing

Because I can never remember where these are located on the webpage (FAQs, actually)I’m snipping this out for myself with the search links, of course (i.e., just click the link to execute the search in IA). The IA has great stuff for digital collagists, movie makers, & other arty folks.I used stuff from the Prelinger Collection to make my movie about cataloging and also for ...

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drupal – what it is & how it works (overview)

For those unfamiliar with Drupal it is a largescale opensource CMS for a website which is used by the likes of Tim Berners-Lee. Drupal is scalable and modular built which even includes design elements. Each Drupal website is like a house built out of legos — just like legos fit together to create something (a working door, a roof, etc.) which then creates the overall ...

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Ideas and…

So, I decided I would put all of Powerpoint handout stuff into my website to make it a little more interactive and interesting than just downloading a Word doc. I couldn’t quite figure out how to dump a Word doc into drupal and in looking around on the messageboard I discovered I was 2 versions behind anyhow. Isn’t that the way of the world? Anyhow, ...

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How to add a comments list in blogger

So, one little nifty (?) blogger trick is to include a quick way to see comments without logging in. Of course, this means everyone can see them, too. 😉 I had to search around a bit to find the feed for the comments, so I thought I’d post it a hopefully easy place: All comments:http://yourblog.blogspot.com/feeds/comments/default Per post comments:http://yourblog.blogspot.com/feeds/IDOFPOST/default Okay, so let’s do the ‘all comments’. ...

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Exporting from Expression Engine (step by step)

I promised the friendly folks over at textpattern that I would write something about exporting entries from expression engine. This link in the ee wiki MOSTLY covers it. I say mostly, because you’ll need to make some modifications which are not listed but that I am including. Additionally, you will need to be careful to do all of the steps in order, so I’m just ...

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