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Openness, Mapping, Democracy, and Reclaiming Narrative: Majd Al-shihabi in conversation

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Majd Al-shihabi, the inaugural┬áBassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellow, is a Palestinian-Syrian systems design engineer focusing on the role of technology in urban systems and policy design. He is passionate about development, access to knowledge, user centered design, and the internet, and experiments with implementing tools and infrastructures that catalyze social change. He studied engineering at…

Geoscience Australia to License Satellite Images Under CC BY


Landsat 5, Tiwi Islands, Darwin, AustraliaGeoscience Australia / CC BY Geoscience Australia recently announced that it will license all images from the Landsat 8 satellite under CC BY. (Geoscience Australia is a partner of the United States Geological Survey in the Landsat program.) Creative Commons Australia reports: The new Landsat 8 satellite is scheduled to…