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OpenSource Language Summit — Wikimedia blog

OpenSource Language Summit — Wikimedia blog | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
RT @larusalka: ♻ @kuro Wikimedia Foundation and Red Hat co-organized an #OpenSource Language Summit in Pune, India http://t.co/x6hy2AtM...
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How can the open government data toolkit help you?

How can the open government data toolkit help you? | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
RT @Edubeat: How can the open government data toolkit help you?: We’ve recently released an Open Government Data...
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Nicholas Kimolo's curator insight, June 24, 2014 9:08 AM

The Open government toolkit is a fork of the Open Data Toolkit. It seems to be working well for Government. I think it is important to also explore other application areas

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Open Data Is Not for Sprinters

Open Data Is Not for Sprinters | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
The article suggests that the problem is in the quantity, quality and accessibility of open data. But the reality is that the public at large does not care about open data. People care about better services and about knowing that ...
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Study on free, open source software in governance - The Times of India

Study on free, open source software in governance - The Times of India | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
A study is to be jointly conducted by the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), Trivandrum, and the Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore on the use of free and open source software in e-governance.
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How will we know if open government is successful? | Involve

How will we know if open government is successful? | Involve | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Involve are experts in public participation. We design and deliver high-quality public and stakeholder engagement processes, carry out research and provide training.
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From Open Government to Open Contracting - Open Enterprise

From Open Government to Open Contracting - Open Enterprise | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
One of the rationales behind opening up government data is that it provides greater transparency. That's particularly true in the field of procurement: too often in the past it has been hard to find why exactly all that money was...
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4 Keyword Optimization Guidelines For Usability And SEO | Usability Geek

4 Keyword Optimization Guidelines For Usability And SEO | Usability Geek | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
4 Simple, effective SEO & usability guidelines to help you select the right keywords for your website.
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Open government report card: Grading Obama's transparency

Open government report card: Grading Obama's transparency | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Headed into the election, the Daily Dot examines President Obama's commiment to communication, participation, and transparency.  (RT @freebalance: #opengov report card, good analysis of #Obama admin #transparency http://t.co/0D7ZrlkX,...
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Open Source Code Scanning with “Noise Reduction” & Multiple Matching Techniques

Open Source Code Scanning with “Noise Reduction” & Multiple Matching Techniques | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Open source code scanning has become a necessity in the enterprise. But how much or how little is your scanner actually looking for?
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Open Data Blog EN » Blog Archive » Transparency: talking about the Basque case at a EU seminar

Otro sitio más de opendata sitios (RT @opendataeuskadi: [en] Transparency: talking about the Basque case at a EU seminar http://t.co/h7CikoPJ...)...
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Agile DevOps: Test-driven infrastructure

Agile DevOps: Test-driven infrastructure | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Few in the software industry question that writing automated tests for application code is a good practice. Teams are now applying similar automated testing practices to infrastructure and environments.
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Managing Expectations II: Open Data, Technology and Government 2.0 – What Should We, And Should We Not Expect | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Knowledge

Managing Expectations II: Open Data, Technology and Government 2.0 – What Should We, And Should We Not Expect | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Knowledge | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Managing Expectations II: #OpenData, Technology and Government 2.0 – What Should We, And Should We Not Expect @scoopit http://t.co/sENynjRX...
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How To Install Microsoft Office on Linux (Ubuntu and Linux Mint) | Open Source, Linux and Android Documentation

How To Install Microsoft Office on Linux (Ubuntu and Linux Mint) | Open Source, Linux and Android Documentation | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
How To Install Microsoft Office on Linux (Ubuntu and Linux Mint) | #OpenSource, #Linux and Android Documentation http://t.co/qgwXCdUe...
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How Open Data Can Save Money - and Lives - ComputerworldUK (blog)

How Open Data Can Save Money - and Lives - ComputerworldUK (blog) | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
How Open Data Can Save Money - and LivesComputerworldUK (blog)Yesterday I was writing about open access and open data in the context of the EU's Horizon 2020 initiative.
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How Open Data Can Make Businesses Boom

How Open Data Can Make Businesses Boom | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
RT @UKODI: Check out @AgentGav @UKODI on business opportunities of #opendata ahead of his keynote @futurelon later today http://t.co/cFJSih79...
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Doing Science Using Open Data – Part 5: Looking at Populations | Open Knowledge

Doing Science Using Open Data – Part 5: Looking at Populations | Open Knowledge | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
In this fifth part of the series on using open data for science I’ve take a slight diversion to look at populations and the issue of sampling. This was prompted by a look at the UK Mid-2011 C...
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Future trends | The King's Fund

Future trends | The King's Fund | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
RT @ocsi_uk: Inspiring #opendata available so far @TheKingsFund highlighting future of #healthandsocialcare in the UK http://t.co/QdVf3FEU...
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Chris Taggart: 'Data is the currency of democracy' (Wired UK)

Chris Taggart: 'Data is the currency of democracy' (Wired UK) | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Former journalist and now open data advocate Chris Taggart is tying together disparate shell companies to expose criminal behaviour by multinationals (Chris Taggart (@countculture): 'Data is the currency of democracy':
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Google Launches Business Guide to Accessibility for Blind and Low-Vision Users — Firmology | Small Business Innovation

Google Launches Business Guide to Accessibility for Blind and Low-Vision Users — Firmology | Small Business Innovation | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Google makes it easier for small businesses to make the workplace more accessible Accessibility is a topic that we haven’t yet covered on Firmology, but it’s an important one, as every worker should have the ability to get access to a product,...
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Policy by the Numbers: Mapping the Ecology of Open Data Development | Open Knowledge

Policy by the Numbers: Mapping the Ecology of Open Data Development | Open Knowledge | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
"Most open data apps were created by individuals (71 percent), and as far as we can tell only half of these individuals belong to an easily identifiable, working open data developer community.
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The Economics of Open Data « Open Data Manchester

The Economics of Open Data « Open Data Manchester | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Data doesn't make for a very good tradable commodity. It's benefits spread well beyond the people who trade in it, it's almost impossible to stop people from copying and sharing it, and it can be enjoyed by multiple people at ...
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Government Digital Strategy

Government Digital Strategy | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Digital services so good that people prefer to use them -- the UK's Digital Strategy.
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UK Open Standards Principles apply to IT specifications for software ...

UK Open Standards Principles apply to IT specifications for software ... | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Mark Bohannon discusses the UK's finalization of Open Standards Principles; government bodies must require solutions that comply with open standards, for software interoperability, data, and document formats.
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Open source software is key to transferring large amounts of data to us, quickly | opensource.com

Open source software is key to transferring large amounts of data to us, quickly | opensource.com | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Opensource.com reports on the technological challenge of getting the large amounts of data from the Mars rover, Curiosity, back to Earth. Open source software plays key role.
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Internet-based and open source: How e-voting works around the globe

Internet-based and open source: How e-voting works around the globe | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
E-voting is on the decline in the US, but it's going strong in other countries.
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