[cc-community] input for LiveContent v2.0

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Wed Oct 24 20:28:17 EDT 2007


On Wednesday 24 October 2007 19:09:48 Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 14:07 -0400, Timothy Vollmer wrote:
> > Dear cc-community:
> >
> > Creative Commons, in conjunction with Fedora and Worldlabel.com, is
> > working on a second version of LiveContent for distribution to
> > libraries. Please see entry here:
> >
> > http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/7652
> >
> > In order to create a great release that can be beneficial to libraries
> > and patrons, we're looking to identify a small number of libraries
> > that would be willing to help test out the spins. We're looking at
> > trying to get libraries from various areas of the US to participate.
> >
> > Other areas to investigate:
> >       * What is the current computing environment at libraries right
> >         now, especially public libraries? The first version of
> >         LiveContent (Fedora, open source apps, CC-content) was
> >         self-contained on a CD - is a DVD doable for library
> >         terminals?
>
> Any thoughts? We've found that most use thin clients and/or old
> computers without disc drives...
>
> >       * How to increase the amount of open content contained on a disc
> >         - CD vs. DVD vs. thumbdrive vs. other options
>
> We have since decided to release a DVD so we can provided content
> curated by the community...if you are interested in getting your content
> on this, please do speak up!!!! Its going out to tons of ppl. and is
> great promotion...step up to the plate!

What do we need to do to explore the possibilities for this? It sounds 
interesting.

all the best,

drew


>
> >       * How to best explain Creative Commons, FOSS movement, and open
> >         content
>
> We are pretty good at explaining, but we need others to review...please
> do look at the following url and help us direct edit:
>
> http://creativecommons.org/projects/livecontent
>
> >       * Creating demos of how users can manipulate open content on the
> >         disc using the free tools provided, and then also mark and
> >         share again
> >       * How to automate the process of pulling down CC-content from
> >         curators like Flickr, Jamendo, etc. for inclusion on the disc
>
> Yes, some of you I know are interested in this nerdy idea:
>
> http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Autocurated_Packages
>
> Please help us vet these ideas and/or get your name on it! Any
> contributors to this project will get full credit for contributions!
> This disc has an ISSN number and will be circulated to tons of libraries
> and put into circulation? Anyone like CV material and/or say you are a
> published author/developer?
>
> > http://creativecommons.org/projects/livecontent
> >
> > -Timothy
> >
> >
> > --
> > Timothy Vollmer
> > tim at creativecommons.org
> > cell: +1.608.698.2403






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