[Open-access] [FOSsil Bank Update] 15 December 2012

Chris Sakkas sanglorian at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 01:56:23 UTC 2012

Hi folks,

Another few weeks, another update. I hope you've all been enjoying Creative
Commons' 10th birthday as much as I have!

   - So You Want to Be a Librarian <https://unglue.it/work/76348/>, on
   unglue.it, a book about how to become a librarian and what the
   profession means (18 days left; $2,054/$9,000) (CC BY-SA)
   - The Free Software Foundation is running a membership
   - Uniluug has a 2012 libre gift
   the FSF has a 2012 free software giving
   and opensource.com has a 2012 open source gift
   - The third Vicious Crucible (pick-up-and-play tabletop RPGs), Argentate
   is on Kickstarter. (23 days left; $776/$2,000) (CC BY-SA)
   - Widgiverse<http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1000859548/widgiverse-everybody-gets-one>,
   a voxel-based electronic game, is on Kickstarter. (14 days left;
   $367/$49,000) (public domain)
   - Wikipedia is running a fundraising


   - I uploaded some key
Japanese RPG Monster
   RPG 2<http://www.nooskewl.com/content/monster-rpg-2-now-free-and-open-source>,
   which was successfully ransomed by the last update, to Open Game Art.
   - DocGraph<http://www.medstartr.com/projects/93-phase-ii-next-level-doctor-social-graph>is
a dataset that shows connections between doctors, specialists and so
   Funded with $45,011 of the goal of $35,000. (CC BY-SA, but only after 6
   - Learn Game Programming
a Kickstarter project to fund a video series for novice programmers.
   was funded with $7,005 of the goal of $700. (CC BY-SA, it appears)

Libre works on the FOSsil Bank

I spun the recipe <fossilbank.wikidot.com/category:recipe> category out of
the hardware category instead of describing food as 'edible hardware'.

   - On the Commons <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:on-the-commons> is
   a strategy centre focused on creating a commons-based society. (CC BY-SA)
   - Game-icons.net
<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:game-icons-net>has almost a
thousand vector icons, many with a fantasy theme. (CC BY)
   - Blend Swap <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:blend-swap> is a
   repository of ‘blends’ (files for the 3D manipulation software Blender).
   (CC0, CC BY or CC BY-SA)
   - deviantART is a massive art website. (Libre and proprietary CC
   licences, and all rights reserved)
   - Vimeo <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:vimeo> is a video-hosting
   site. (Libre and proprietary CC licences, and all rights reserved)
   - Josh Roby <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:josh-roby> is a
   tabletop RPG designer. (CC BY-SA)
      - The Vicious Crucible of the Eburnean
a tabletop RPG. (CC BY-SA)
      - The Vicious Crucible of Verdigris
a tabletop RPG. (CC BY-SA)
   - Pratham Books <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:pratham-books> is
   a publisher of multicultural and multilingual children’s books. (CC BY for
   the books, CC BY-NC-SA for the audiobooks)
   - Creative Commons: A User
been translated into Spanish.

Shareable resources on the FOSsil Bank

   - Open Test <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:opentest> is a database
   for people to collaborate on test questions. (CC BY-NC-SA)
   - Bhaloidam <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:bhaloidam> is a tabletop
   RPG about tribes. (CC BY-NC)
   - openDemocracy <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:opendemocracy>is a
   news site. (CC BY-NC or all rights reserved)
   - Records on Ribs
<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:records-on-ribs>is a music
label. (CC BY-NC-SA)
   - The Ware Tetralogy<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:the-ware-tetralogy>is
a sci-fi series about human-cyborg relations. (CC BY-NC-ND)
   - Dublab’s #cc10
Mix<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:dublabs-cc10-mix>is an hour of
electronica music created for CC’s birthday. (CC BY-NC)

Reminder: FOSsil Bank has a mailing list!

Thanks to the good people at the OKFN, there’s a mailing list for the
FOSsil Bank:

   - http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/fossil-bank

*Feel free to share this update with whomever you like,
Chris Sakkas
**Admin of the FOSsil Bank wiki <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/> and the Living
Libre blog <http://www.livinglibre.com> and Twitter
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