[cc-community] input for LiveContent v2.0

Fred Beneson fred.benenson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 21:23:45 EDT 2007


I'm interested in helping with photography... Anyone else want to  
curate with me?

F

On Oct 24, 2007, at 8:28 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:

> 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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