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The Power of Open

The Power of Open
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Explainer: Creative Commons The digital age has presented many and diverse challenges for copyright law. The rapid uptake of digital, networked technologies led to widespread online distribution of content, as well as the emergence of new practices and technologies that enabled digital content to be shared, reused and remixed on an unprecedented scale. But while technology provided the capacity for sharing and reuse of content to occur on a vast scale, legal restrictions on the use of copyright material hampered its negotiability in the digital environment. Creative Commons (CC) emerged as a direct response to the shortcomings of copyright laws and licensing practices in the dynamic, interactive and distributed internet environment. The founders of CC recognised the power of the digital online environment, and saw the importance of enabling materials and information to flow online. How does Creative Commons work? The first suite of CC licences (version 1.0), was released on December 16 2002.

RDF - Semantic Web Standards Overview RDF is a standard model for data interchange on the Web. RDF has features that facilitate data merging even if the underlying schemas differ, and it specifically supports the evolution of schemas over time without requiring all the data consumers to be changed. RDF extends the linking structure of the Web to use URIs to name the relationship between things as well as the two ends of the link (this is usually referred to as a “triple”). This linking structure forms a directed, labeled graph, where the edges represent the named link between two resources, represented by the graph nodes. Recommended Reading The RDF 1.1 specification consists of a suite of W3C Recommendations and Working Group Notes, published in 2014. A number of textbooks have been published on RDF and on Semantic Web in general. Discussions on a possible next version of RDF W3C has recently set up a new RDF Working Group, whose charter is to make a minor revision of RDF. Last modified and/or added All relevant tools

Música, cine y televisión legal, libre y gratuita en Internet ... The Power of Open : innover et réussir avec les licences Creative Commons 1/2 La semaine dernière, Creative Commons International a publié un eBook fascinant – The Power of Open – racontant les histoires de plus d’une trentaine de créateurs, issus des quatre coins du monde, ayant trouvé le chemin de la réussite en plaçant leurs contenus sous licence Creative Commons et en les partageant dans le cadre de projets innovants. The Power of Open. CC-BY. Cinéma, musique, édition, journalisme, éducation, design et plus encore : c’est un plaisir de constater la variété des champs d’application des licences libres et la manière dont cette infrastructure juridique ouverte permet d’explorer de nouvelles pistes pour créer, en utilisant le plein potentiel d’Internet. Le livre, lui-même placé sous licence CC-BY, est téléchargeable librement ici en français et une célébration est organisée à l’occasion de son lancement mondial, mercredi prochain 6 juillet au Lieu du design à Paris. Nombre d’oeuvres placées sous licence Creative Commons depuis 2003. Like this: J'aime chargement…

Ethical Blogging: Sourcing Images | Future Conscience Another Wednesday, another post on ethical blogging! For those who are just coming to Future Conscience, I have recently started a series of posts on what we feel are some good blogging practices. Each week we will be looking at a different topic in order to try and build up a body of information for bloggers new and old alike that helps guide you towards a more ethical mindset when it comes to your blog. It’s not hard to find fantastic, ethical images for your blog Today I’m going to take a look at a very important aspect of blog posts: images. It’s an easy aspect of blogging to become quite lax in, taking images from anywhere (usually through the use of a quick Google Images search) without really considering whether or not you have the right to use them. Actually, wrong. The right to reproduce The easiest category to use freely are images that are in the public domain. There are some amazing images available through Creative Commons Public Domain Wiki Commons Commons Licenses Flickr

Datasets / NLP Each and every dataset from DBpedia is potentially useful for several Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks. We describe here a few examples of how to use these datasets. Moreover, we describe a number of extended datasets that were generated during the creation of DBpedia Spotlight and other NLP-related projects. In the context of this page, the word “resource” — as in DBpedia Resource — refers to an entity or concept identified by a DBpedia URI. 1. The core datasets from DBpedia include an ontology to model the extracted information from Wikipedia, general facts about extracted resources, as well as inter-language links. 2. The NLP Datasets were created by the DBpedia Spotlight team to support entity recognition and disambiguation tasks, among others. Pablo N. 2.1. Contains mappings between surface forms and URIs. Created by the DBpedia Spotlight team. Download. Has been used by: DBpedia Lookup, DBpedia Spotlight Example Data: 2.2. Created by the DBpedia Spotlight team. Apple_Inc. 3.

El redescubrimiento del procomún El discurso imperante al hablar de Internet es el del mercado. Pero las categorías económicas son demasiado estrechas de miras para nuestras necesidades como ciudadanos y como seres humanos en el ciberestado al que estamos abocados. Tampoco consiguen entender la cantidad de sitios web, de servidores de listas, de programas de software de código abierto y de sistemas para compartir archivos entre iguales que funcionan como un procomún: sistema abierto y comunal para compartir y gestionar recursos. Resulta que esta producción entre iguales (peer to peer) muchas veces es una forma más eficiente y creativa para generar valor que el mercado, además de ser más humanista. El paradigma del procomún (commons) nos ayuda a comprender este hecho porque reconoce que la creación de valor no es una transacción económica esporádica ­­como mantiene la teoría del mercado­­ sino un proceso continuo de vida social y cultura política. El discurso imperante al hablar de Internet es el del mercado.

Accueil Si vous parcourez Commons pour la première fois, vous pouvez commencer votre visite par les images remarquables, les images de qualité, les images de valeur ou les vidéos remarquables sélectionnées par la communauté. Vous pouvez également parcourir les galeries de nos contributeurs les plus doués : découvrez nos photographes et nos illustrateurs. Vous pourriez également être intéressé(e) par l’image de l’année. These 39 Sites Have Amazing Stock Photos You Can Use For Free — Vantage It can be insanely hard to find high quality, high-res free stock photos for personal and commercial use. A growing number of websites have amazing photos you can use for your work. Some of them cost money. Not everybody can afford those high quality photos. Fortunately most of these sites have images you can use for free. I’ve curated a list of awesome sites that have great stock images you can use for free. Most of the photos you will find on these sites are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. The author is the founder at Alltopstartups (where he shares startup resources) and the curator at Postanly (free weekly newsletter that delivers the most insightful long form posts from top publishers).

1st Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web | 1st Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web Manifiesto "En defensa de los derechos fundamentales en ... La reacción de la blogosfera ante el Anteproyecto de Ley de Economía Sostenible, en el que se incluye una reforma de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual con clausulas abusivas, ha provocado la creación de un manifiesto, redactado conjuntamente por periodistas, bloggers e internautas, “en defensa de los derechos fundamentales en Internet” para tratar de evitar la aprobación de dicha reforma. Este anteproyecto permitiría el bloquear páginas web de enlaces, sin que sea precisa la intervención judicial. Medios como BoingBoing ya se han hecho eco de dicho manifiesto y lo han traducido al inglés. En Menéame ya está en portada. La etiqueta para difundirlo en Twitter es #manifiesto. Según comenta en su blog Manuel Almeida, el manifiesto fue creado: “en una maratoniana sesión durante la tarde-noche de ayer. 2.- La suspensión de derechos fundamentales es y debe seguir siendo competencia exclusiva del poder judicial. FOTO: Boingboing

10 websites that give stunning free images Jul 22, 2015 | Sanjay Kashyap | Here is a list of 10 websites that give you stunning images and photographs absolutely free for use on website, blogs, PDFs, slideshows and wherever you want! If you have been a digital or content marketer for some time, you know this problem only too well – there isn’t much free stuff when it comes to visuals or photographs for your precious content. Visuals gives your text – be it website content, blog, social media posts, e-papers, presentations and books, researches –a powerful reach that is changes the way the content is received by your target audience. Source: LeapAgency Now, it’s not that there are any free images on the Internet. Hence you either have to suffer the pain of using an out-of-size pixelated picture on your website/blog/social media/presentation, wherever you need it, or be happy with not putting up a visual at all. Image Source: Shutterstock But before that, a few words regarding the licences and creative commons. 1) Pixabay 2) Unsplash

Interlinking Linked Data is a method to publish data on the Web and to interlink data between different data sources. Linked Data can be accessed using Semantic Web browsers, just as traditional Web documents are accessed using HTML browsers. However, instead of following document links between HTML pages, Semantic Web browsers enable surfers to navigate between different data sources by following RDF links. RDF links can also be followed by robots or Semantic Web search engines in order to crawl the Semantic Web. See Linked Data – The Story so far and How to publish Linked Data on the Web for more information about Linked Data. The DBpedia data set is interlinked with various other data sources (see voiD description). ) gives an overview of some of these data sources: The W3C Linking Open Data Community Project DBpedia is part of the W3C Linking Open Data community project, an effort to publish and interlink various open data sources. Linking to DBpedia from Your Dataset The Disco,