Of all the SPLOTs I worked in with Brian Lamb the TRU Writer one (which I start calling the SPLOT Writer) is easily a favorite. It was not the first one, but the first one that had quick uses out of the gate as a way to create a site ...

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Working on the Creative Commons Certification project I keep falling deeper into the nuances of attribution. Just in the last weeks, I have updated my flickr cc attribution helper to add options use the CC Best Practices (TASL) approach as well to make a cut and paste approach to work for ...

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Two great minds around a fire on an laptop, on a not very chilly night in Toronto... tonight was a "fireside chat" co-hosted by Creative Commons Canada and E-Campus Ontario. Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley interviewed David Wiley for 90 minutes on a wide range of topics from CC licenses ...

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Just one more under the wire blog post for 2017, and yes it's about photos. I had to wait until I posted photo number 366 for this year... 2016/366/366 Staying Grounded flickr photo by cogdogblog shared under a Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons ( CC0 ) license ... so I could try ...

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Michael Coghlan is one of those people I have known so long online that I forgot how/where we met. We have spent time together in his home of Adelaide, Australia. When? What were we doing? The memory is fuzzy, but I can get the info because I have photos of ...

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Sure one has to wear heavy rubber boots when wading through the twitter pool these days, but dodging the crud, I still find my regular supply of gold nuggets. I cannot even remember who shared TimeLineCurator with me, but I thank them and my serendipity curiosity that made me click. From ...

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Because I use it almost daily, I have to admit that my favorite tool I built is the flickr CC Attribution Helper which makes attributing Creative Commons licensed flickr photos a one click copy / paste operation. The thing about attribution is that there are no fixed rules for how to ...

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You've likely come across the most common suggestion for fixing a computer problem. A related precedent is one I remember from the screens of my era- those old vacuum tube powered TVs. Quite often the way to fix a problem was not the restart, but a slap on the side. My ...

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