There's something I love about web generators. Not the ones that make power, but ones that power the creation of stuff. The stuff of the useless web. Everything from the tombstones to metal band names to church signs to luchador names. Maybe it's because people make them for no other ...

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Never say never. Never say never multiple times. Never blog about saying never. Never. Ever. On December 19, 2006 I blogged about putting a CC-BY license on my flickr photos. Then on September 7, 2010, I had reason to try on CC-BY-NC. From feedback, I flipped to CC-BY-SA and a week ...

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Based on his extensive travel ,y colleague and good friend Bryan Alexander what he calls an "iron law": Frequent travelers know what hotel internet connectivity can often be frustrating. But I hit upon a principle, many years ago, that lets us understand the connection between hotel and WiFi. I called it ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by vistamommy A few clicks back I coined the made up term "linktribution" to represent the recommended way of thanking someone for use of their open licensed content by linking back to the original. It is the least one can do, eh? Sadly ...

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Thanks to Martin Weller, I was tipped off to today's flickr blog theme as being D is for Dalmatian. Of course, given my favorite of favorite lost/found/lost/found dogs, I had to take a peek. Interestingly, I spotted 53212 photos found by searching on "dalmatian" sorted by interestingness (well I did not ...

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cc licensed flickr photo shared by Roberto Rizzato â–ºpix jockeyâ—„ Facebook resident Let's stop politely nodding and play lip service to sharing content. Let's stop doing sort of sharing, like sort of pregnant. You do or you don't. And save the trotted our excuses, "most people don't know about creative commons", ...

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It was back in late 2006 I switched my flickr photo creative commons license to the simple, and sharable, by attribution license. I said then: So I am considering, pondering, swaying that the most free, is the simple BY Attribution license, and until someone strongly can compel me backward, have switched ...

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I always provide links back to the source as attribution for the flickr creative commons photos I use. Today I ran into the not so surprising case of wondering what to do, and what the ramifications for, if the original is no longer there? Here's the case. A dark night ...

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