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Open Minds … from Creative Commons

Open Minds … from Creative Commons

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Creative Commons presents conversations with people working to make the Internet and our global culture more open and collaborative.
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Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures
Albert Wenger is managing partner at Union Square Ventures, a thesis-driven venture capital firm based in New York City. USV has invested in over 100 companies that use the power of the internet to re-shape markets, including Twitter, Etsy, Stripe, Tumblr, Meetup, and Kickstarter, among others. He is also the author of the book World After Capital, an evolving digital book project that explores a set of megatrend shifts as the global economy moves from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge Age. The book is free and available at worldaftercapital.org under a Creative Commons license. Albert Wenger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/albertwenger Access 'World After Capital' by Albert Wenger (l: https://worldaftercapital.org/ Visit Albert's Blog: https://continuations.com/ Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons  Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org).  Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
28:56
August 2, 2021
Audrey Tang, Digital Minister of Taiwan
Audrey Tang is the Digital Minister of Taiwan, as well as an influential free software programmer and hacker. Tang is a vocal proponent of openness and has worked to manifest a vision for how open data and radical transparency can result in positive, productive collaboration between government and civil society. Tang will be one of the keynote speakers at this year's CC Global Summit (happening September 20-24, 2021), which is Creative Commons' annual event that brings together leading activists, artists, technologists, educators, lawyers, librarians, and others for discussion, panels, workshops, and community building. You can find out more about the event at summit.creativecommons.org. Audrey Tang on Twitter: https://twitter.com/audreyt WIRED | "How Taiwan’s Unlikely Digital Minister Hacked the Pandemic": https://www.wired.com/story/how-taiwans-unlikely-digital-minister-hacked-the-pandemic Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license, at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org). Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
26:40
July 13, 2021
Lila Bailey of the Internet Archive
Lila Bailey is the policy counsel (i.e. the lead lawyer) for the Internet Archive, the nonprofit digital library that makes millions of books, movies, websites, and other cultural works available for free to the public. She's focused on using technology and policy to democratize access to culture and knowledge, and advocates publicly for libraries, archives, and the people they serve. Episode transcript: https://creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/openmindsEP4.txt Internet Archive: https://archive.org Lila Bailey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lilabailey Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license, at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org). Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
35:05
April 15, 2021
Coraline Ada Ehmke of the Organization for Ethical Source
Coraline Ada Ehmke works at the intersection of open source software and social justice. She's the creator of Contributor Covenant, a code of conduct used by more than 100,000 open source projects and communities. She created the Hippocratic License, which prohibits software from being used in projects that violate human rights. She's also behind the Organization for Ethical Source, an initiative that aims to ensure that the work of open source developers is being used for social good. Episode transcript: https://creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/openmindsEP3.txt Organization for Ethical Source: https://ethicalsource.dev/ Coraline Ada Ehmke on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoralineAda Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license, at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org). Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
28:44
March 18, 2021
Effie Kapsalis of The Smithsonian
Effie Kapsalis is Senior Digital Program Officer at The Smithsonian, where she leads the digital strategy for the Smithsonian's American Women's History Initiative. She also developed and implemented a project called Smithsonian Open Access, which removed copyright restrictions from millions of images and data and made them freely available to the public. This week marks the one year anniversary of the launch of Smithsonian Open Access. Smithsonian Open Access: https://www.si.edu/openaccess Effie Kapsalis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/digitaleffie Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license, at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org). Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
24:14
February 24, 2021
Catherine Stihler of Creative Commons
In our debut episode, we talk to Creative Commons CEO Catherine Stihler. Catherine started at CC in 2020, after many years as a Member of the European Parliament for Scotland, and then more recently as the CEO of the Open Knowledge Foundation. In our conversation, we hear from CC's new leader about her career and her vision for what's next for the Creative Commons movement. Catherine Stihler on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Stihler Catherine Stihler on Twitter: https://twitter.com/C_Stihler Creative Commons on Twitter: https://twitter.com/creativecommons Donate to support the work of Creative Commons: https://www.classy.org/give/313412/#!/donation/checkout Theme music: "Day Bird" by Broke for Free (http://brokeforfree.com/). Available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license, at the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org). Open Minds … from Creative Commons is licensed to the public under CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
19:12
February 18, 2021