See through science

Right, got a couple of nice vids to post later in the week, but here’s a little something for the weekend.

Ok, so this is about Creative Commons, which seems to be the subject of every alternate post I make, but I think it’s sufficiently interesting to warrant a peek.

This is 2 minuter is about Science Commons.

Now any of you who are required to look stuff up for your monthly remittance, will know the frustration of trying to find academic information ; there’s a million journals, in a million different databases, in a million non-obvious places, and they’re hidden behind an extortionate charge. Well, Science Commons is an attempt to insert some sweet copyleft jam into the dry, stale doughnut of academic access.

The vid is directed by the dude who directed that Barack vid with will.i.am.rubbish, and not anywhere near as laboured as my metaphors.

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