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Free Culture By Lawrence Lessig
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How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity. "Free Culture is an entertaining and important look at the past and future of the cold war between the... More > media industry and new technologies." - Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Netscape. "Free Culture goes beyond illuminating the catastrophe to our culture of increasing regulation to show examples of how we can make a different future. These new-style heroes and examples are rooted in the traditions of the founding fathers in ways that seem obvious after reading this book. Recommended reading to those trying to unravel the shrill hype around 'intellectual property.'" - Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive. The web site for the book is http://free-culture.cc/.< Less
Free Culture By Lawrence Lessig
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Lawrence Lessig, “the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era” (The New Yorker), masterfully argues that never before in human history has the power to control... More > creative progress been so concentrated in the hands of the powerful few, the so-called Big Media. Never before have the cultural powers- that-be been able to exert such control over what we can and can’t do with the culture around us. Our society defends free markets and free speech; why then does it permit such top-down control? To lose our long tradition of free culture, Lawrence Lessig shows us, is to lose our freedom to create, our freedom to build, and, ultimately, our freedom to imagine.< Less
Free Sample: Understanding Cultural Diversity By Dr. Leo Parvis
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This is a free sample of two chapters from the "Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World" book for teachers (and other interested individuals) to download and try before... More > purchasing the actual book. An Instructors Manual as a complement to the book is now available and includes all kinds of helpful information, such as quizzes, sample answers to the exercises, a suggested syllabus, and more. To receive information on how to order the Instructor's Manual, please send an e-mail to Dr. Parvis at drparvis@gmail.com.< Less
Episodes in Counter-Culture - Poetry of the Free People(s): Free By The Author
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Free is unlike any other book, consisting of a series of powerful, witty, unexpected Freedom-scenarios that can be read as poems or brief plays, each complete in itself. Each chapter describes a... More > different kind of Freedom - the “Free” of the title - bonds of Democracy, unFreedom, Freeing and Democratisation. The dialogues could be those between Freedom and Democracy, Free People(s) and unFree People(s), between Democratically Elected Leaders of Free People(s) and Democratic Republics of Free People(s) - or all of these merged together. Each brilliantly demonstrates The Authors marvelous insights into the intricacies of Free People(s) Freedoms, displaying his talents not just an Author but as a Freer and Democrat.< Less
Cultural Landscapes By Larry M. Rosen
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Life hasn't been kind to Haley. In his early 30’s, a database developer, and once a covert CIA operative, he has an alter ego who emerges when violence threatens. A half Irish, half Jewish... More > orphan, he retreated to a workaholic existence after his wife died in an accident. Then Haley met Montana-born Episcopalian, Willi Mayers, a master at verbal jousting, able to eat enormous quantities of food without gaining weight. As they develop a Cultural Landscapes System for the National Park Service, a cryptic note appears with the message 3912. More notes appear, and Haley’s formerly submissive alter ego becomes aggressive. In Montana, Haley tries to effect a rapprochement between Willi and her father, only to return home to face a personal tragedy that frees his alter ego to take vengeance on a merciless killer. His future with Willi at stake, Haley must confront a violent adversary from his past, while deciphering the true meaning and intent of the notes.< Less
Culture Connect: Experience the Cultures of the World By Haffenreffer Museum
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Free downloadable version available on our website at brown.edu/Haffenreffer. Enabling teachers to broaden their tools for teaching about multiculturalism. In this curriculum packet, students... More > will be introduced to the concept of culture and will learn about the Maya, Hmong, and Kiowa and Comanche cultures. Students will explore their own and their neighbors' cultures. Reading content recommended for all readers. Activities are recommended for grades one through eight.< Less
Achieving Impossible Things with Free Culture and Commons-Based Enterprise By Terry Hancock
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How did they do that? Six “impossible things”: GNU/Linux, Wikipedia, the Creative Commons, the Blender Foundation, Open Hardware, and the OLPC/Sugar project. All created under free... More > licenses for everyone to use, in defiance of our conventional ideas of business economics. Is it magic, coincidence, or just plain common sense at work here? The author explores the reality of these projects from an insider's perspective and picks out a set of five easy to follow rules for keeping your own projects in tune with the rules of free culture and on the track to success. Includes the entirety of the “Impossible Things” and “Rules of the Game” article series written for Free Software Magazine, as well as five bonus articles on improving commons-based processes. Paperback: 290 pages with 94 illustrations.< Less
Achieving Impossible Things with Free Culture and Commons-Based Enterprise (Hardcover) By Terry Hancock
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How did they do that? Six “impossible things”: GNU/Linux, Wikipedia, the Creative Commons, the Blender Foundation, Open Hardware, and the OLPC/Sugar project. All created under free... More > licenses for everyone to use, in defiance of our conventional ideas of business economics. Is it magic, coincidence, or just plain common sense at work here? The author explores the reality of these projects from an insider's perspective and picks out a set of five easy to follow rules for keeping your own projects in tune with the rules of free culture and on the track to success. Includes the entirety of the “Impossible Things” and “Rules of the Game” article series written for Free Software Magazine, as well as five bonus articles on improving commons-based processes. Hardcover: 290 pages with 94 illustrations.< Less
Achieving Impossible Things With Free Culture and Commons Based Enterprise By Terry Hancock
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How did they do that? Six “impossible things”: GNU/Linux, Wikipedia, the Creative Commons, the Blender Foundation, Open Hardware, and the OLPC/Sugar project. All created under free... More > licenses for everyone to use, in defiance of our conventional ideas of business economics. Is it magic, coincidence, or just plain common sense at work here? The author explores the reality of these projects from an insider's perspective and picks out a set of five easy to follow rules for keeping your own projects in tune with the rules of free culture and on the track to success. Includes the entirety of the “Impossible Things” and “Rules of the Game” article series written for Free Software Magazine, as well as five bonus articles on improving commons-based processes. (PDF eBook 290 pages, 94 illustrations, plus cover graphics).< Less
FREE MTHWAKAZI By Mthwakazi Liberation Front
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Mthwakazi Liberation Front (MLF) stands for economic, cultural and political independence of the Republic of Mthwakazi and the restoration of Mthwakazi independence that existed prior to European... More > colonisation.< Less

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