Support Democratization of Knowledge

 

We make world-class educational materials available for free because we believe in Open Access and the Democratization of Knowledge.

 

 
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Print the pledge

Print out one of the Pledges

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Take your picture

Take your picture in front of your bookshelf, your computer, your camel, on the Chinese wall, in the Eiffel tower, with your dog, or the like. Hold the pledge so it's easy to see.

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Send it to us

Send your picture to mads@interaction-design.org

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The Winner

We'll pick 3 winners and post the pictures here and on our Facebook page!

 

Some examples

Rinku from India uses our educational materials to advance her career in IT. She wanted to take a picture of herself with a printout of our logo. However, she can't afford a printer so she took a picture of herself with her laptop displaying our logo and emailed us her picture.
 

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Rinku from India uses our educational materials to advance her career in IT. She wanted to take a picture of herself with a printout of our logo. However, she can't afford a printer so she took a picture of herself with her laptop displaying our logo and emailed us her picture.
Lu is from China and currently studies in the US:  For a girl from China, I fully understand the pain of buying a legal copy of a U.S. textbook."
 

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Lu is from China and currently studies in the US:  For a girl from China, I fully understand the pain of buying a legal copy of a U.S. textbook."
Idyawati is a Doctoral candidate at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Using our site, she gets world-class educational materials for free. She can spend her money on buying an extra semester instead.
 

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Idyawati is a Doctoral candidate at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Using our site, she gets world-class educational materials for free. She can spend her money on buying an extra semester instead.
 
Olga is associate professor in at Moscow University, Russia, and uses our materials because they are "of higher quality, faster to access, easier to reference, and well...free!"
 

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Olga is associate professor in at Moscow University, Russia, and uses our materials because they are "of higher quality, faster to access, easier to reference, and well...free!"
Miguel, Sandra, and Xavi are from the creative elite in Barcelona. They sent us their picture because they want to support the democratization of knowledge.
 

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Miguel, Sandra, and Xavi are from the creative elite in Barcelona. They sent us their picture because they want to support the democratization of knowledge.

More examples

Bo in his airport control tower
 

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Bo in his airport control tower
Davids dog from the Czech Republic
 

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Davids dog from the Czech Republic
 

 
Idyawati from Malaysia
 

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Idyawati from Malaysia
Jens Christian from Denmark
 

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Jens Christian from Denmark
 

 
Julien from Belgium
 

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Julien from Belgium
Lemon and her friend from Taiwan
 

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Lemon and her friend from Taiwan
 

 
Meanwhile at a library in Taiwan...
 

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Meanwhile at a library in Taiwan...
 

 
Santa from the North Pole
 

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Santa from the North Pole
Santa from the North Pole
 

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Santa from the North Pole
 

 
Open Access in Taiwan
 

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Open Access in Taiwan
 

 
Santa from Greenland
 

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Santa from Greenland
 

 
Wei-Liang from China
 

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Wei-Liang from China
Yannick from France
 

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Yannick from France
 

 
Soeren from Denmark
 

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Soeren from Denmark
Idyawati from Malaysia
 

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Idyawati from Malaysia
 

 
Miguel Sandra and Xavi
 

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Miguel Sandra and Xavi
Heather from England
 

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Heather from England
 

 
Idyawati from Malaysia
 

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Idyawati from Malaysia
Jonas from Denmark - and his Mac
 

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Jonas from Denmark - and his Mac
 

 
Louise from Ireland
 

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Louise from Ireland
 

 
Svetlana from Russia
 

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Svetlana from Russia
 
 

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"Interaction Design Foundation: Open educational materials — made by the world's design elite"
 

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Get Creative!

People from around the world show their support for our mission to make world-class educational materials available for free. It's all about the Democratization of Knowledge.
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