Information (Shareable)

Non-fiction stuff.

This page shows all shareable information. For a list that only contains free, libre and open works, see Information (Libre)

Information

  • Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse'In Deep Freeze, economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the calamity was bad central bank policy.'
  • Design Livre'Design Livre is an attitude, a way of conceiving the design and seek a comprehensive and inclusive look, recognizing designs made by people.' (translated from Portuguese)
  • DiagonalA Spanish language periodical.
  • Dictionary of SydneyAbout Sydney.
  • Digital Public Library of America'The DPLA is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available to all.'
  • Drafting The Gift Domain"an introduction to Open Content projects with respect to how they work, how they are designed, and how they continue to exist alongside Market driven entities."
  • Ed Startup 101'Ed Startup is designed to acquaint educators, educational researchers, and others to the world of entrepreneurship and intrapeneurship, help you decide which one is right for you, and support you in the first steps of your journey.'
  • eLife"eLife is a unique collaboration between funders and practitioners of research to communicate influential discoveries in the life and biomedical sciences in the most effective way."
  • Emergency 2.0 WikiAn Australian disaster awareness site.
  • Envisioning Technology'Envisioning Technology is an award-winning tech-trend forecasting studio with people in London, São Paulo and New York.'
  • Feedback Loops in Game DesignAn infographic by Daniel Solis.
  • Feeding the City'Sara Roncaglia’s study of the fascinating inner workings of the dabbawalas. '
  • Forall X: An Introduction To Formal Logic'This text describes two formal languages which have been of special importance to philosophers: truth-functional sentential logic and quantified predicate logic. The book covers translation, formal semantics, and proof theory for both languages.'
  • Framed!!Short videos about how law constraints culture.
  • Free as in FreedomA biography of free software guru Richard Stallman.
  • Free Beer (book)A book about free software and free culture from the speakers at FSCONS 2008.
  • Free Culture GuideAn Arabic guide to free culture.
  • Free Knowledge based on Creative Commons Licenses. Consequences, risks and side-effects of the license module 'non-commercial usProblems with using the NonCommercial Creative Commons licence term.
  • Free Software, Free SocietySelected essays of Richard Stallman.
  • Free to Mix'The guide gives you information, activities and ideas to confidently create a remix from material you know you have the rights to reuse.'
  • FreeSouls.ccPhotos of Joi Ito and writings from others.
  • Frontier Encounters'Frontier Encounters presents a wide range of views on how the borders between [China, Russia and Mongolia] are enacted, produced, and crossed.'
  • Full Circle MagazineA free, independent magazine for Ubuntu Linux.
  • Future of CopyrightA competition for fiction and non-fiction entries on copyright.
  • Future of Copyright 2.0A collection of fiction and non-fiction.
  • Gimp Magazine'The goal of this publication is to promote GIMP and related open source software.'
  • Google Chrome (comic book)An introduction to Google's open source browser project.
  • Group Works'A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings'
  • Guide to Developing OA JournalsWhat it says in the title.
  • Hacking Politics'How Geeks, Progressives, the Tea Party, Gamers, Anarchists and Suits Teamed Up to Defeat SOPA and Save the Internet'
  • Hello_worldA blog for three documentaries about open programming languages.
  • Hierarchy of Interface for Tabletop GamesHow people interact with tabletop games.
  • History of Graphic DesignA graphic design primer.
  • Homotopy Type Theory: Univalent Foundations Of Mathematics'Homotopy type theory is a new branch of mathematics that combines aspects of several different fields in a surprising way.'
  • Honda 3D Design ArchivesExternal designs of Honda's cars.
  • How Open Is It?Defining open access.
  • Immersion into Noise'On a planet that is increasingly technologically linked and globally mediated, how might noises break and re-connect in distinctive and productive ways within practices located in the world of art and thought?'
  • In the Shade of the CommonsAbout bridging the gaps between information societies.
  • Income Models for Open AccessDeveloping a business model for an open access journal.
  • Integrity at ScaleA book proposing the Redesign Revolution.
  • Intellectual Property: Law and the Information Society"This book is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks—from logos to novels to drug formulae—and the exceptions and limitations that define those rights."
  • International Free & Open Source Software Law ReviewThe International Free and Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSS L. Rev.) is a collaborative legal publication aiming to increase knowledge and understanding among lawyers about Free and Open Source Software issues.
  • International Journal of the CommonsA journal that discusses resources that can be shared and used collectively.
  • Introduction to Basic Legal CitationUS legal citation.
  • Introduction to Economic Analysis'This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not.'
  • Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?'Those of you who have read about – and who has not? – the current economic crisis may wonder just how rational economic man or woman is. Behavioral economics has become the modern rage. So is rational economic man – homo economicus – dead?'
  • Is It Open Data?"We've made it easy for you to make enquiries to data holders about the openness of the material they hold — and to record publicly the results of those efforts."
  • It's a Jetsons WorldA book which contrasts extraordinary private innovation with government recalcitrance.
  • Konkani Vishkawosh'Konkani Vishwakosh is a four-volume hard copy encyclopedia (3632 pages) published by Goa University; a work that took over 14 years to develop.'
  • La Cura, an Open Source Cure"A brain cancer. Some very personal Open Data. An opportunity."

Sources of Information

  • Khan AcademyLessons and tests so you can teach yourself.
  • La Quadrature du Net'La Quadrature du Net is an advocacy group defending the rights and freedoms of citizens on the Internet.'
  • La Scuola in ChiaroData about Italian education.
  • Lawrence LiangA lawyer.
  • LectureLeaksA site that encourages students to post recordings of their lectures.
  • Libre Graphics Research Unit'The Libre Graphics Research Unit is a traveling lab where new ideas for creative tools are developed.'
  • Libre ProjectsA very attractive site that presents key libre projects.
  • Lumen LearningOpen course frameworks: blueprints for teaching with OER
  • LWN.net'LWN.net is a computing webzine with an emphasis on free software and software for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.'
  • mathispower4u'This site provides over 2,600 free mini-lessons and example videos with no ads. The videos are organized by course and topic.'
  • MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • MIT OpenCourseWare'MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.'
  • Move Commons'Move Commons is a simple tool for connecting potential volunteers and contributors to initiatives, collectives and NGOs. '
  • New Media Rights'New Media Rights is a non-profit program that provides legal services, education, and advocacy for Internet users and creators.'
  • Nina PaleyQuestion Copyright's artist in residence.
  • OER CommonsSupport for and information about OER and a place to host it.
  • OER Knowledge Cloud'The OER Knowledge Cloud has been established to identify, collect, preserve and disseminate available documents of enduring value to researchers, industry, government, scholars, writers, historians, journalists and informal learners.'
  • OERu'OERu gives you the chance to study independently, from home, with access to world-class courses from recognised institutions.'
  • OnlineComputerBooks.comA website with many free ebooks, some of which are open.
  • Open Book PublishersA publisher of open access and shareable books.
  • Open Course Library'The Open Course Library is a collection of expertly developed educational materials – including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – in 81 high-enrollment college courses.'
  • Open Educational Resources for Teacher EducationThe name says it all.
  • Open Food Facts'Open Food Facts gathers information and data on food products from around the world.'
  • Open Knowledge Foundation'We build tools and communities to promote open knowledge around the world.'
  • Open LibraryA project to create one page for every book ever published.
  • Open Library of the Humanities'Welcome to the initial ideas hub for the Open LIbrary of Humanities (OLH): a project exploring a PLOS-style model for the humanities and social sciences.'
  • Open Policy Network'The mission of the Open Policy Network is to foster the creation, adoption and implementation of open policies and practices that advance the public good by supporting open policy advocates, organizations and policy makers, connecting open policy opportunities with assistance, and sharing open policy information.'
  • Open Science Federation'The Open Science Federation is a nonprofit alliance working to improve the conduct and communication of science.'
  • Open Society Foundations'The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.'
  • OpenCorporatesA database on corporations.
  • openDemocracy'openDemocracy publishes high quality news analysis, debates and blogs about the world and the way we govern ourselves.'
  • OpenLibraOpenLibra "La Biblioteca Libre online que estabas esperando"
  • opensource.com"At opensource.com, we want to show you the places where the open source way is multiplying ideas and effort, even beyond technology."
  • OpenStax CNXA repository of OER.
  • Openstax College'OpenStax College offers students free textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses.'
  • OpenTextBookStore'We scour the Internet for the best quality textbooks issued under open licenses that allow for printing.'
  • O'ReillyA publishing company.
  • P2PUAn online learning community.
  • President of RussiaThe website of the President of the Russian Federation.
  • Public Domain ReviewReviews and catalogues of works in the public domain.
  • Public KnowledgePreserves 'the openness of the Internet and the public's access to knowledge, promotes creativity through balanced copyright, and upholds and protects the rights of consumers to use innovative technology lawfully.'
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS)Scientific and medical knowledge shared with the world.
  • Queensland University of TechnologyWhat it says.
  • QuestionCopyright.orgAn advocacy group for copyright reform.
  • Rad Geek People's Daily'official state media for a secessionist republic of one.'
  • Richard StallmanFree software advocate and guru.
  • SafecastA project to empower people with data by distributing the load of data collection.
  • Saylor FoundationA foundation to make education free for all.
  • Simone AliprandiA researcher into copyright.
  • SPARC'[A]n international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system.'
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