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Flickr Re-Use Stories »

This is a request from the CC team. If you've got any stories, please let us know!Flickr Re-Use Stories Calling all Flickr photographers and CC-licensors - we are compiling a list of interesting and/or unique stories of re-use of CC-licensed photos on Flickr and we need your help! If you or someone you know has had their photographs reused in an intriguing way, please send the story and corresponding photograph to melissa AT creativecommons DOT org. This is super significant in helping us explain to the larger community why CC is important for photographers. We have a short time frame...

Ad-Butterfly »

Back in 2004, John Battelle blogged about the idea of Sell Side Advertising. I thought it was a good idea and blogged about it also. The idea was for the publishers to choose the ads that show up on their site rather than the advertisers choosing the publishers. Since then, I think several people haved tried to build things like it, but I haven't seen something that's working well with this theory. (If you know a good example let me know!) In 2006, we (Digital Garage) set up CGM Marketing to work with Technorati Japan to help explain to advertisers...

Shocking new airline security system »

Boy, I feel safer already...United States Patent 6,933,851 Hahne , et al. August 23, 2005 Air travel security method, system and device Abstract A method of providing air travel security for passengers traveling via an aircraft comprises situating a remotely activatable electric shock device on each of the passengers in position to deliver a disabling electrical shock when activated; and arming the electric shock devices for subsequent selective activation by a selectively operable remote control disposed within the aircraft. The remotely activatable electric shock devices each have activation circuitry responsive to the activating signal transmitted from the selectively operable remote...

iCommons Summit call for submissions »

The iCommons Summit will be in Sapporo, Japan this year. I'll post more about this event later. We'll all be there and you shouldn't miss it. We're asking for submissions for ideas for sessions now so if you want to propose something, follow the instructions below.We are pleased to announce that submissions for the iCommons iSummit 2008 in Sapporo, Japan are now open. You can submit through the online submissions system. The iSummit is a global event dedicated to the exploration of global digital culture. We invite sessions on projects from different regions around the world, and on global...
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