[Open-access] FOSsil Bank Update (6 October 2012)

Chris Sakkas sanglorian at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 07:01:42 UTC 2012

Hi folks,

Another fortnight, another update. As always, if you find free, libre and
open source stuff please email me or add it to the wiki yourself.

This time, I've tried sorting the libre works by category. Let me know if
you prefer that or if you'd rather go back to an undifferentiated list.

 FOSsil Bank Update #FundFreeCulture


   Knockin Duh Conch Style II, <http://www.indiegogo.com/kdcsfilming> a
   movie on Bahamian martial arts (IndieGoGo: $50/$60,000; 4 days left)


   Terms of Service; Didn’t
Read,<http://www.indiegogo.com/terms-of-service-didnt-read>a website
that labels and rates the terms of service of different sites
   (IndieGoGo: €8,766/€10,000; 5 days left)

   One Shot<http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sandandsteam/one-shot-a-roleplaying-game-of-murder-and-vengeanc>is
a new tabletop RPG from open gaming stalwart Tracy Barnett.
   (Kickstarter: $1,378/$3,000; 29 days left)

On Wikipedia


   I’m drafting a Wikipedia
entry<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Sanglorian/sandbox>on public
copyright licences and would appreciate any feedback you have.
   You can email me, leave a message on my Talk page or even be bold and edit
   the draft yourself.



   @diffuser.net <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:diffuser-net> is a
   French link aggregator for works under various public copyright licences.

   unglue.it <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:unglue-it> is a website
   that allows you to ask for money to re-license works.

   Soundcloud <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:soundcloud> provides
   songs for playing and downloading. You can search for CC licensed works.

Libre works Information


   The Wealth of the
a book of essays. (CC BY-SA, except for previously published works)

   Start Programming with
a guide to the programming language. (CC BY-SA)



   Tears of Steel, <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:tears-of-steel> the
   result of the Mango Project, is a tongue-in-cheek sci-fi film. (CC BY)

Electronic games


   Yo Frankie! <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:yo-frankie> is a game
   where you control aggressive rodents. (CC BY and GNU GPL)



   The romantically named
lists some of the music available on Wikipedia. (mainly CC BY-SA or

   Lorenzo’s Music
<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:lorenzos-music>has created some
catchy songs. (CC BY-SA)

   MuseScore <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:musescore> hosts the
   scores of the Open Goldberg Variations. (CC0)



   Blender <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:blender> is a 3D content
   creation suite. (GNU GPL)

   Free Software
a list of user-friendly FLOSS for Windows and iOS. (Various libre)

Tabletop games


   Sand & Steam <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:sand-steam> is an RPG
   company. (CC BY)



   Source Code Pro <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:source-code-pro> is
   another Adobe typeface; this one is monospaced and tailored for
   programming. (SIL OFL)

   Open Dyslexic <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:open-dyslexic> is a
   font that’s easier for people with dyslexia to read. (CC BY)



   The Open Works
License<http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/licence:open-works-license>is a
permissive open licence.

Proprietary shareable works


   How Open is It? <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:how-open-is-it> is a
   guide to defining how open a work is. (CC BY-NC-ND)

   Disasteradio <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:disasteradio> is a
   ‘FUN MUSIC / FAST MUSIC’ band from New Zealand. (CC BY-NC-ND)

   Heifervescent <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:heifervescent> is a
   fun one man band. (CC BY-NC-SA)

   Girl Talk <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:girl-talk> samples pop
   songs to create new works. (CC BY-NC)

   Magnatune <http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/source:magnatune> is a music
   streaming and download site. (CC BY-NC-SA)

   La Educación
a documentary about alternartive education. (CC BY-NC-SA)

*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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