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¿Qué es Stacks? - Una primera guía
[Traducción del artículo original en inglés publicado en Medium, firmado por Harini Anantha Rajan] Stacks es una red open-source de apps descentralizadas y smart contracts desarrollados sobre Bitcoin. Stacks libera todo el potencial de Bitcoin como capa base programable. Esta es una descripción d...
YOU decide about the use of your work
…We are developing an App for authors in the Internet of Value just for that. [Listen or read the podcast-post IN SPANISH] In previous episodes of this podcast we have seen the fundamental components of copyrights licenses. We have realized how so far any author has had to accommodate to the term...
Copyright Licences for the Web 3.0. ... and why they matter
Only the author of an artwork of any kind (music, sculpture, painting, etc…) can grant or authorize the use of his/her copyrights, and that authorization can only be provided through licenses. This is how authors can manage the use of all rights associated to their Intellectual Property. In other w...
NFTs and copyrights, an elephant in the room?
[Listen or read the podcast-post IN SPANISH] NFT… the word of the town, an acronym that stands for Non Fungible Token. But thery are much more, NFTs are the preview of what the Internet of Value can offer us, even more so for artists, and that is why it is important and necessary to understand for ...
Towards self-management - Options for the management of copyrights
[Listen or read the podcast-post IN SPANISH] The author of a work – be it a book or a painting, or music – knows that he/she has copy-rights, and that the reward for their creativity will depend on how he/she manages those rights. In the previous episode, we looked at how those rights were acknowle...
Towards Self-management - Copyrights
[Listen or read the podcast-post IN SPANISH] As authors, we are conscious of the value of Intellectual Property, which is directly associated with our author's rights, a.k.a. our copyrights. And as we mentioned in our previous episode, a material creation (our ideas for the creation of something d...
Towards self-management - I. P. Registry
[Listen or read IN SPANISH] We already know that the Internet of Value is on its way, and that soon there will be better opportunities available to us. Every new stage in the web with their newest apps has constantly been making us keep up-to-date, adapting ourselves. However, this time the change ...
Get back what is yours - Stop giving away the most valuable...
[Escucha el podcast EN ESPAÑOL] Who hasn’t shared on the internet something they have created? We all started doing it at some point, and we still do. We have been told that it is the only way to go if we want to exist in a world whose main communication channel is the web. However, what do we get ...
Fundamental Rights that matter to artists-authors
[Escucha el podcast EN ESPAÑOL] The fundamental rights of every human being are recognized by Law in every country. They are different from universal rights because they are not the same in each country, but they can be defended in the courts of every country. Therefore, fundamental rights are indi...
The value of what you own
[Escucha o lee este artículo EN ESPAÑOL] In our previous newsletter, we stated that the Internet of Value - the internet 3.0 - is coming next. This new Internet will enable users to transfer 'value' directly. Value, Price, and Money. Three concepts we must not mix up. What is ‘value’. Value is all ...
What the 'Internet of Value' means
[Escucha o lee este artículo EN ESPAÑOL] The Internet of Value is the new internet era, also known as web 3.0. In this sense, we must first acknowledge this historical moment, and gain a sense of perspective. As a veteran author, with a never-ending curiosity, I can assure you that the arrival of ...
Logbook of a Digital Contents Editor 3.0
-for the record of our journey to the web 3- September 2020. We have just started designing the web for Mirlo Music Catalogue of all the digital contents I have edited from 1997 to 2020. Our intention is to register on the Blockchain all the works so that our Intellectual property is protected fro...
Diario de a bordo de un Editor Digital 3.0
-Testimonio de nuestro camino hacia la web 3- Septiembre 2020. Hemos empezado a diseñar la web que acogerá el catálogo de todas las obras que hemos editado desde 1997 hasta 2020. Vamos a registrarlas digitalmente mediante tecnología Blockchain para proteger nuestra propiedad intelectual. Lo vamos a...
Back?
This is the translation of the blogpost originally written in Spanish by Georgina Mauriño * on her website. This is where we used to be every year, after our holidays. But this was before our lives were changed in all senses by the pandemia that brought omnipresent uncertainty to our days. Disorie...
About ecosystems - a summertime reflection
The weather was getting really hot in Madrid, and as much as we wanted to go out after so many months of confinement, we were better at home protecting ourselves from the merciless sun. The first prototype of Smartists was nearly ready when I wrote my monthly summary of our progresses for my team. I...
A DApp for self-managed artists on Blockstack
This article was written by Georgina Mauriño* I want solutions for self-managed artists who wish to benefit from their contents on the Internet. This was my first motivation when I started to design this DApp (Decentralized Application), and I have been working on it since January 2020. I have by m...
A painter, a musician, a writer and a teacher
Four Stories looking for a happy ending... on the Internet of Value 1. A painter looking to sell art digital files and work on demand. Greg is a painter, a visual artist who likes to showcase his art works in the Internet. Some time ago he opened a website, and he is active on some social media and...
Art Digital Assets - 3. Towards a new era for self- managed artists
The first step for authors to have a chance of dealing with their creative products on the web is to be aware about the need of Intellectual Property recognition (authorship). Artists have to be able to reclaim their copyrights on the Internet as we explained in the previous article of this series A...
Art Digital Assets - 2. The Value of Authorship
This article is the second of the series on Art Digital Assets. To better understand how art works can be Digital Assets for artists to manage on the Internet of Value, you can read the previous article “Defining Art Works as Digital Assets”. Professional artists and digital contents creators need ...
Art Digital Assets - 1. Defining Art Works as Digital Assets
Are professional artists using the web for promotion, or rather to provide valuable content they should be paid for? Is Intellectual Property a value? How can artists get compensated for the work they bring to the web? How can Art work digital files can become assets, in order to be "tokenized"? Thi...
Why Digital Rights Matter
Free Citizens in the global Digital World These lines aim to bring a reflection that needs to be faced. If we want to be Free Digital Citizens in the World Wide Web, we need to understand and start reclaiming our Rights. I would actually like to trigger discussions and comments, and I would most gre...
Towards the Internet of Value - 3. Art as a service for human connection.
Third and last article from the series “Towards the Internet of Value”, a personal reflection on the upcoming Internet of Value 3.0. * Understand how Blockchain technology is the great opportunity to wipe many old problems with innovative and even disruptive solutions in artists‘ management, and di...
Towards the Internet of Value - 2. Artists & Art Users
In this second Article of the series "Towards the Internet of Value"* we’ll see who are the stakeholders today when we talk about art content on the web, and why anyone creating and using digital contents in these times should be interested in the upcoming Internet of Value 3.0. Any time you addr...
Towards the Internet of Value - 1. Intellectual Property
[Following a previous reflection on why the Internet of Value matters.] Any time you address Intellectual Property and copyrights, all kind of management issues come up. And people tend to take part and discuss these matters with many deeply rooted assumptions. As users or as authors, we have differ...
Why the Internet of Value matters
This post goes for artists and art-users. First, I address all those professional artists who create wonderful contents and want to upload them on the Internet to enrich the lives of those who access them. No artist should miss the chance of participating in the Internet of Value.Then I address all ...
Looking for ideas for DApps on Blockstack?
If Blockstack brings the opportunity of recovering an Open Internet of Freedom for users, ideas for DApps will better come from users’ needs and freedom, rather than from existing Apps 2.0 which are based in enslaving users through data extraction. If Blockstack is the Blockchain ecosystem with a un...