Ellen Euler — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 18

Ellen shares that “by making cultural heritage openly available it can foster innovation and creativity.” This is a key aspect of why Ellen advocates for opening up cultural heritage and what drives her passion for open access in the cultural heritage sector. Open Culture VOICES is a series of short videos that highlight the benefits… Continue reading Ellen Euler — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 18

A Journalist’s Guide to Creative Commons 2023

Sharing and reusing content in newsrooms is nothing new. But embracing Creative Commons unlocks infinitely more potential, completely free of charge. Increasingly, news outlets around the world embrace Creative Commons to enhance their coverage, boost their readership, and move towards more sustainable business models.  Whether you work for a smaller newsroom seeking high quality, newsworthy… Continue reading A Journalist’s Guide to Creative Commons 2023

Join CC at RightsCon: AI for a Better Internet and Open Journalism

Are you attending RightsCon 2023, either in person in Costa Rica or virtually online? Join the Creative Commons team and community members for two sessions, one in-person for RightsCon participants in San José  and the other virtual so anyone can attend with a free online pass. These sessions on artificial intelligence (AI) and open journalism… Continue reading Join CC at RightsCon: AI for a Better Internet and Open Journalism

2023 Cumbre Global CC: Registro, convocatoria de propuestas y solicitudes de becas ahora abiertas.

[read this post in English >] Luego de nuestro anuncio inicial para la Cumbre Global Creative Commons 2023, ahora nos complace abrir la siguiente fase de preparación para este evento tan esperado, que tendrá lugar del 3 al 6 de octubre de 2023 en el corazón de la Ciudad de México. Hoy comienza el registro,… Continue reading 2023 Cumbre Global CC: Registro, convocatoria de propuestas y solicitudes de becas ahora abiertas.

2023 CC Global Summit: Registration, Call for Proposals, and Scholarships Now Open

[lee esta entrada en español >] Following our initial announcement for the 2023 Creative Commons Global Summit, we are now excited to open the next phase of preparation for this much-anticipated event, set to take place during 3–6 October 2023 in the heart of Mexico City. Today, we are opening up registration, initiating the call… Continue reading 2023 CC Global Summit: Registration, Call for Proposals, and Scholarships Now Open

CC’s #BetterSharing Collection June: Share Freely, Openly, Like We Share Air

“Share Freely, Openly, Like We Share Air” by Hust Wilson for Creative Commons and Fine Acts is licensed via CC BY-SA 4.0. As part of our #20CC anniversary, last year we joined forces with Fine Acts to spark a global dialogue on what better sharing looks like in action. Our #BetterSharing collection of illustrations was… Continue reading CC’s #BetterSharing Collection June: Share Freely, Openly, Like We Share Air

Kirsty von Gogh — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 17

  “Opening up cultural artifacts from African organizations might change how we’re represented in online spaces” says Kirsty von Gogh from Johannesburg. She also shares how increasing production of culturally, linguistically, and contextually aware and relevant content can ensure a more representative digital space for Africans, and how open licensing increases accessibility to this content.… Continue reading Kirsty von Gogh — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 17

Join us for ‘Disruption: Creator Edition’ — An Event Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Creators

Join us on 14 June at ‘Disruption: Creator Edition’ as we explore the profound influence of generative AI on creativity across multiple industries. Register now >> “Humans walking together” by Anna Tumadóttir for Creative Commons was generated by Dall-E with the text prompt “a group of individual faceless humans in all different colors walking on… Continue reading Join us for ‘Disruption: Creator Edition’ — An Event Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Creators

Ivan Martinez — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 8

  “Open Access… is an amplification of the work that these institutions do” Ivan says in this episode. He also shares what unique challenges are faced by cultural heritage institutions in Mexico which has one of the longest copyright terms in the world: 100 years plus the lifetime of the creator or author Open Culture… Continue reading Ivan Martinez — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 8

A look at CC’s Open Culture Roundtable in Lisbon

“Group photo at CC’s Open Culture Roundtable in Lisbon” licensed CC BY 4.0 As part of our Open Culture Program, we at Creative Commons (CC) are exploring avenues to build momentum towards a UNESCO Recommendation on Open Culture. On 11 May, 2023, we hosted our first in-person Open Culture event, in Lisbon, Portugal. In this blog… Continue reading A look at CC’s Open Culture Roundtable in Lisbon