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Next Tech Briefing - March 13
Open Source Licensing


Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community.

Tech Briefings are monthly events, held Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.

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Upcoming Tech Briefings

Date / Time Topic Presenter(s)
March 13
3 - 4:30 PM

Open Source Licensing

Topics to be covered in this three-panel talk:

  •  How open copyright licensing can unlock the creative potential of the internet
  •  Definition of a copyright license in general, and what license  can allow or prohibit in digital world
  • Copyrights and Creativity in real life.
    This paper exploits variation in the adoption of copyright laws within Italy – as a result of variation in the timing of Napoleon’s military victories – to examine the effects of copyrights on creativity
  • Q and A
Petra Moser, Professor
Dept of Economics

Irina Zaks, Open Source Lab

Darius Garza, Web Designer
March 27
3 - 4:30 PM
Stanford Media Group To be announced

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