Just to add that it was a most excellent session over three hours and it was really nice to see a varied and very engaged audience as well.
Thank you. Best, Gautam ________ http://social.prathambooks.org/ On 19 June 2011 08:15, Pradeep Mohandas <pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote: > hi, > Just a small little note to let everyone know that the Mumbai community > hosted the Creative Commons workshop yesterday. > We had with us IIT-B Associate Professor and Creative Commons Project Lead > (India), Shishir Jha. We had a nice mix of audience - people interested and > active in copyright issues, film makers, librarians, publishers, etc. of up > to 30 people. > Shishir Jha began his talk with an explanation of the digital economy and > then showed a 10 min intro (to give you an idea > - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BESbnMJg9M; if you know where a copy > exists outside of YouTube, please do share!) to Creative Commons after > talking about the various Creative Commons licenses. > Ashwin Baindur was present from the Pune community and gave us an insight > into Wikimedia Commons. He also explained why Wikimedia used the CC licenses > it did and illustrated it with an example. > Gautam John, from the Wikimedia Chapter was also present at the meeting. He > presented a brief about the Wikimedia chapter and invited members to join > the chapter. He also spoke about Pratham Books' experiment with the use of > Creative Commons. > We had a fine and diverse audience who were people who had worked on the > ground. They had faced some of the problems related to copyrights and raised > good questions. > The project (pad.ma - you can find them at http://pad.ma/) have taken video > of the talk which will be released to Wikimedia Commons. We will also upload > slides from Shishir's talk if he sends it to us - we have made a request. > The Mumbai community has sponsored the membership for Shishir Jha to the > Wikimedia Chapter as a token of our appreciation. > warm regards, > Pradeep Mohandas > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l