Free and Open?

Originally posted on Digital Technology & Culture 101:
One of the books we saw at the CDSC contained a GNU license. As some folks pointed out, it provided many of the same possibilities for sharing as Creative Commons licenses provide. The GNU license, however, predates Creative Commons and serves as an important reminder of how open…

#BLM: Technologies of Public Protest

Video recordings of the symposium proceedings are available at the CDSC YouTube channel. Since the summer of 2013, #BlackLivesMatter has linked myriad, loosely affiliated protests against pervasive anti-Black violence in the United States. Shortly after George Zimmerman’s acquittal, Alicia Garza originated the phrase on Facebook with her affirmation, “Our Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter.” The … More #BLM: Technologies of Public Protest

Histories of Digital Labor

The semester just got underway and already I am looking forward to MLA 2017. Organizers announced panel details today, so I can share some logistics concerning Histories of Digital Labor: MLA2017, Session 649 Saturday, 7 January 5:15–6:30 p.m., Franklin 5, Philadelphia Marriott Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology “The Human Computer Project: … More Histories of Digital Labor