Drake IP 2013: Chidi Oguamanam, “Forging Socially beneficial R&D in plant genetic resources for food and agriculture”

Liveblogged from Drake IP Roundtable 2013. Chidi Oguamanam asks how can we use the concept of open innovation in order to empower and give capacity to people who are very much in need of it? We have yet to critically examine GMOs in terms of the social impact they might have and the benefits the Read more about Drake IP 2013: Chidi Oguamanam, “Forging Socially beneficial R&D in plant genetic resources for food and agriculture”[…]

Commonly.cc – ransoming art and music into the public domain

I recently spoke with Nick Liow, the founder of commonly.cc, a fascinating project which aims to provide a general crowdfunding platform to release art and music into the public domain (CC0). In its first trial two weeks ago, Commonly.cc raised $1000 in just a few days to release a bundle of game art assets. This Read more about Commonly.cc – ransoming art and music into the public domain[…]