Tag Archives: Open source

On the shoulders of giants: Creative Commons and commercial use (invited blogger of the month – January 2011)

A post by John Owen Creative Commons (CC) provides the legal framework for creators to offer some rights to others under certain conditions, replacing ‘all rights reserved’ with ‘some rights reserved’. These conditions cover attribution to the creator, whether or … Continue reading

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Is the case for sharing data online open or closed? – INVITED BLOGGER OF THE MONTH (October 2010)

Image source We are currently living in an era where some forms of government and business information or ‘data’ is being made open and accessible. Known as ‘open data‘, this service can offer a lot of potential for research and … Continue reading

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Social networking and connecting for health, literacy, community and a better way of life

Image via Wikipedia You may wonder, sometimes, if ICT in general and mobile technology in particular is also about revenue generation and filling time with empty connections. In some cases you may be right, however, after doing a wee bit … Continue reading

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