Wednesday, February 22, 2012
let's CC, the first search engine only offering content under the Creative Commons license. The results mostly come from typical sources like Jamendo, Flickr or Slideshare. This is still quite limited but more and more other sources are added so that this platform really has some potential.
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 11:01 PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
"Falling Down" can be downloaded from Jamendo.
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 7:11 PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Welcome to te first edition of Datalove Dance for your ears and shaky booty. There is not much more to say than enjoy the free download, all legal and clean as a whisltle. This music actually wants to be downloaded, spread and talked about.
Download Link (Mediafire)
Download Link (Mediafire)
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 5:53 PM
Datalove Day has been accepted quite well today, many people on Twitter have started to talk about the importance of sharing and how vital it is that culture is free instead of being locked behind legal bars. Carry on!
So that you can feel some groovy datalove, we hereby announce the release of the first DataloveDay Dance compilation tonight. Eight hand-picked tracks, of course published under the Creative Commons license, will be out for you to enjoy. This compilation is all about melodic groove and occasional vocals. There is a subtle nineties eurodance touch to it, mixed with electro vibes and the odd nod towards eighties synth pop. The download link for the compilation will be up in a few hours, including a full track list with full attributions.
Looking forward to giving you more Datalove <3
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 2:57 PM
Friday, February 10, 2012
|Picture by Keenan Pepper|
It was only a matter of time for cola drinks to become something you can actually make at home like baking a cake or cooking up your own tomato soup. The Canadian software company Opencola developed its own recipe, just to publish it under a free license and make it possible for everyone to use the recipe free of charge or buy the finished product. This was thought to explain the nature of free free public licenses to the general public. The company though became more famous for the OpenCola soda cans than the software it produced. The company is now out of business, the fame for presenting an open source cola recipe, yet remains.
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 2:51 AM
Freifunk, another nice German word like kindergarten, realpolitik or doppelganger. Freifunk, or wireless community networks, is a global idea that is currently being very strongly developed in Germany. It pushes for free access to wireless networks and communication for everybody. Mostly these are neighborhood networks starting to grow from one person setting up a WiFi router and then connecting this to other peoples routers in the vicinity.
The main objective behind these freifunk projects is making accessing networks and communications and of course the internet possible for everyone. May it be a pedestrian passing by with a mobile device or someone who cannot afford their own access to the net.
These community networks set up for municipal use also present an alternative to commercial ISPs, mostly operated by volunteers. They do not always offer direct internet access and often focus on providing a local network as a type of virtual meeting point for the community. Modern, urban life does not have to be anonymous or expensive to participate in. Freifunk offers a new way to form a close-knit neibourhood from the comfort of one's own home or wherever you chose to put your laptop.
Posted by Elle Nerdinger at 2:30 AM