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New Creative commons license

We proudly introduce our 4.0 licenses, now available for adoption worldwide. The 4.0 licenses β€” more than two years in the making β€” are the most global, legally robust licenses produced by CC to date. We have incorporated dozens of improvements that make sharing and reusing CC-licensed materials easier and more dependable than ever before. http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/40768

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Slaves of the Internet – or what is your art really worth? Are we just content creators?

I have so many thoughts on this   article on the worth of art that I needed a whole blog post. Thoughts on art, content creation, technology, and artistic worth… I’ve been on both sides of the arts aspect, both as an artist and also as a magazine editor. I’ve thought about this topic a lot, especially when I was wearing my magazine editor hat. How ...

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Training/webinars: accessibility, adaptive technology, literacy & more (free!)

Accessibility Overview Series (SSBART Group) Web Accessibility Basics Tuesday, May 21st 2-2:30 PM EDT / 11-11:30 AM PDT Space is Limited – Register Now! Building on the Concepts webinar, this presentation will explore in more detail core web accessibility topics such as non-text elements, page structure, navigation, keyboard access and forms. Acrobat Accessibility Basics Tuesday May 28th 2-2:30 PM EDT / 11-11:30 AM PDT Space is Limited ...

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Nooks open up to any android app!

 Perhaps, this is the beginning of a standard format for ebooks and better access for ebooks and readers. YES! “So with one fell swoop, in the form of a software update being rolled out today, B&N is eliminating that downside. It’s giving both Nooks the Google Play stores for apps, music, movies and books, plus key Google apps which the tablets have lacked until now: ...

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Big Data Symposium @ UGA – my notes

Big Data Infrastructure Colloquim (Compiled by Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl ; http://www.contentdivergent.blogspot.com) http://calendar.uga.edu/detail/big-data-infrastructure-colloquim1/ NFS funded projects supporting data-enabled science & engineering Predictive Analytics center of excellence (pace) UCSD kubrary on digital curation projects (library) Data intensive vs. computational – Focus on memory and bandwidth traditional system  re: archival data archival data difficult to access; difficult to share archival data by multiple users; write-once-read-never Few incentives for ...

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