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Robert Cook-Deegan of the Center for Genomics at Duke


Sharing becomes a slippery slope when it comes to genomics: we need massive amounts of data in order to understand the human genome, but issues of privacy, abuse, and the distrust of institutions stand in the way. So how do we resolve this? We talked to Robert Cook-Deegan, the director of the Center for Genomics,…

YouTube Tests Download and Creative Commons License Options

Open Culture

YouTube just made an incredibly exciting announcement: it’s testing an option that gives video owners the ability to allow downloads and share their work under Creative Commons licenses. The test is being launched with a handful of partners, including Stanford, Duke, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UCTV. We are always looking for ways to make it…