The iCommons Lab Report: April/May 2007

The iCommons Lab Report: April/May 2007

“Your window on the Commons”


iCommons Lab April


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Second Life at the Summit

News hot off the press: the Summit proceedings will be streamed through Second Life! Find out more and see pictures of the preparations!


Art Intercom: An Interview Series with the iCommons Artists in Residence. Featuring Art collective MTAA and Joy Garnett. Artists in Residence blogger, Paddy Johnson interviews two of the artists who will be part of the residency in Dubrovnik. Find out about their work, their plans for the Summit and how CC plays a role in their creative production. Joy Garnett: Riding Hobby Horses and Scratching Itches


Get Wikifying! 10 of the Best, Most Interesting Wiki Communities

Daniela Faris studies wiki communities that have collected useful resources, have used wiki software in an innovative way, or have been motivated to contribute information on niche topics and popular cultures. There’s something for everyone!


Why A Fair Use Exception is Probably Not Such a Good Idea

This month Tobias Schonwetter discusses the little-known facts about the fair use doctrine.






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