A sunny trip on the No 19 to Upper Street to meet with Jemima Gibbons of Interactive KnowHow (or however it is, or isn’t capitalised). We sat and chatted in Tinderbox, which has a weird retro-modern feel with natural (bright day in London in October)light at the back from skylights.
We chatted about workshops, conversation spaces, training and awayday styles, the difficulty of making money from ideas and the greying of copyright (interestingly after the Creative Commons session earlier) and intellectual property rights. We also strayed into nurturing personal creativity (for business types) and the future of broadcasting – the effect that lowering of barriers to entry might have. V pleasant.
Just back from the “launch” (well a great opportunity to listen to Larry Lessig in the flesh for an hour anyway) of Creative Commons licences for the UK at UCL. Thanks to Louise for publicising the event.
Interesting to hear the various reactions to Remix Culture and what to do about it.
Useful fact: The licences will be released on the website for use on 1st November 2004, but in the meantime feel free to comment and contribute however you can.
Most persuasive argument: actually it was when asked what was the most persuasive argument. Larry said “People aren’t persuaded by arguments. They’re persuaded by examples.” So go give examples.
Biggest Laugh: the atmo lip-synch of George & Tony – when Tony starts singing.