Many readings are available online, either as web sites or as downloadable PDFs, via the Brown Library's OCRA (Online Course Reserves Access) system. Scroll down to MC0170. The password is 0penS0urce (note: zeros replace the letter "o").
There are also a number of readings on reserve in the Rockefeller Library. A comprehensive list of readings on reserve is available here.
Note: the syllabus lists required readings and a few recommended ones, but there are many additional readings on reserve. You are encouraged to explore them.
Some books are also available at the Brown Bookstore. As of Feb 1, 2007, the bookstore had the following books in stock:
- The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art: Martha Buskirk-not in yet
- Rhythm Science: Paul Miller-not in yet
- Copyrights, Copywrongs, Siva Vaidhyanathan-5 copies
- The Cathedral and the Bazaar, Eric Raymond-5 copies
- The Originality of the Avant-Garde, Roaslind Kraus-11 copies
David Udris's cell phone: 401 339 3852
Checkout Tue 4-6, Return Thu 4-6
Checkout Fri 4-6, Rtn Mon 4-6
Hoffman, Katherine, ed. Collage: Critical Views.
Plottel, Jeanine, ed. Collage. NY Literary Forum.
Our FlickrURL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/65398951@N00
Yahoo! ID: opensourceculture
Our Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/OpenSrcCulture
Group email: OpenSrcCulture@googlegroups.com
Course Blog: http://blogs.brown.edu/course/mc170/
- Username = your brown user id
- Password = mc170
Project Promotion Guide: A Guide to Promoting Online Art Projects
Critical Method: A step-by-step method for critiquing art works.
Tech Workshops, Tutorials, Etc.: A list of online tutorials, offline workshops, and other resources for gaining tech skills.
Open Source Culture Filez: a collection of articles related to open source culture: http://nothing.org/osc/filez.htm
Open Source Culture Mediography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:School_and_university_projects/Open_Source_Culture/Mediography
Comedies of Fair Use Conference Audio Files: http://www.archive.org/details/NYIH_Comedies_of_Fair_Use
A list of open source and free art softwares: http://www.artsoftware.org/
The Fair Use Network: http://fairusenetwork.org/
Manuals for streaming media, distributed under a Creative Commons license: http://www.streamingsuitcase.com
OGLE: The OpenGLExtractor: Eyebeam's Open Lab has launched OGLE (i.e. OpenGLExtractor), a software package that allows for the capture and re-use of 3D geometry data from 3D graphics applications running on Microsoft Windows: http://ogle.eyebeamresearch.org/
- Hippocamp.net, open-source net label
- The Wired CD: Rip, Sample, Mash, Share
- Creative Commons Music Search (good for other media too)
- CCMixter: http://ccmixter.org
- Not open-source, but interesting: BBC Interviews
- The Freesound Project
Confluence User Guide http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF20/Confluence+2+Home
The Brown Confluence Wiki Demonstration Space https://wiki.brown.edu/confluence/display/ds/Confluence+Overview
Steven McDonald, risd legal counsel, ip expert