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EN: What does openness mean?

EN: At the May 2012 fellows gathering in Berlin, we asked our fellows to answer a question: "What does openness mean to you?" This is the mashup of their responses.
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DE: Open-Source-Auto Tabby: Das Mitmach-Mobil - SPIEGEL ONLINE

DE: Open-Source-Auto Tabby: Das Mitmach-Mobil - SPIEGEL ONLINE | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Autobauen in 60 Minuten: Das Unternehmen OSVehicle will die Branche mit einem Wagen aufmischen, der nach dem Open-Source-Prinzip entwickelt wird. Den Anfang macht es mit einem verlockend einfachen Angebot.
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DE: Beisîel für offene Produktentwicklung

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DE: Der offene Code – Wieso wir freie Software brauchen

DE: Der offene Code – Wieso wir freie Software brauchen | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it

Die Sendung Breitband auf Deutschlandradio Kultur hat heute eine Stunde lang über “Der offene Code – Wieso wir freie Software brauchen” diskutiert. In der Sendung waren Claudia Rauch, Harald Welte und Leonhard Dobusch zu Besuch, Philip Banse machte die Moderation.

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DE: Sehr guter Podcast zum Einstieg ins Thema "Freie Software"

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Offene Standards – Überblick – FSFE

DE: Offene Standards ermöglichen es, alle möglichen Arten von Daten frei und ohne Veränderungen mit anderen zu teilen. Sie verhindern Herstellerabhängigkeit und andere künstliche Barrieren gegen Interoperabilität. Des Weiteren fördern sie die Auswahl zwischen Anbietern und technischen Lösungen. Die Arbeit der FSFE an Offenen Standards soll Menschen einen Wechsel zu Freier Software oder zwischen verschiedenen Freien-Software-Lösungen erleichtern.

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DE: Deutsch Seite der Free Software Foundation Europe

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EN: Open Source Is Good And All, But Proprietary Is Still Winning

EN: Open Source Is Good And All, But Proprietary Is Still Winning | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
A post the other day caught my eye. It raised the question as to whether the rise of open source software spells the end of traditional software vendors. Now the easiest thing in the world would be to answer that question with one word, no, but that wouldn't make much [...]
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EN: Business models for open-source software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Business models for open-source software

Open-source software is widely used for public and non-commercial applications. In addition, many independent software vendors (ISVs), value-added resellers (VARs), and hardware vendors ( OEMs or ODMs) use open-source frameworks, modules, and libraries inside their proprietary, for-profit products and services. From the customer's perspective, the ability to use open-source technology under standard commercial terms and support is valuable.

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EN: What Is Openness, Anyway? (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu

EN: What Is Openness, Anyway? (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE.edu | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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EN: ZURB — About Our Talented People

EN: ZURB — About Our Talented People | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
ZURB, creating unique customer and user experiences. We are brand engineers that provide companies with strategic marketing, design and branding solutions.
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EN: ZURB runs the open source project "Foundation", "the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world"

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DE: Kickstarter.com: Die Wiege des Crowdfunding in Kunst und Kultur

DE: Kickstarter.com: Die Wiege des Crowdfunding in Kunst und Kultur | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Auf der Crowdfunding-Website Kickstarter.com sammeln Kreative Geld für Projekte. In unserem Test schneidet die populäre Plattform durchschnittlich ab.
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EN: The Webcomics Handbook

Starting with Brad Guigar's posts from Webcomics.com, we're going to create a sequel to "How To Make Webcomics."
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EN: Official Blog: The meaning of open

EN: Official Blog: The meaning of open | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
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EN: Openness or secrecy

EN: Openness or secrecy | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Only 643 of the 487.138 companies registered in Norway in 2012 (1) had more than 250 employees. In fact, around 80% of the companies had less than 5 employees. Then it goes without saying that not ...
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EN: Android's Openness Doesn't Mean It's Less Secure | PCWorld

EN: Android's Openness Doesn't Mean It's Less Secure | PCWorld | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it

EN: Recent 'TaintDroid' findings that Android apps shared user location data are a testament to the power of open source--not evidence of its failings.

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EN: Defining "Open" - by David Wiley

I've seen a lot of confusion on the interwebz lately about the meaning of the term open - like people linking to copyrighted videos posted illegally in YouTube as examples of OERs. Since I have a k...
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EN: The point of view of David Wiley

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DE: Offene Software: Großbritannien will auf Microsoft Office verzichten - SPIEGEL ONLINE

DE: Offene Software: Großbritannien will auf Microsoft Office verzichten - SPIEGEL ONLINE | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Es geht auch ohne Microsoft Office: Die britische Regierung klagt über hohe Gebühren und wenig Innovationen. Nun sollen Alternativen wie OpenOffice zum Einsatz kommen. Die Stadt München war sogar noch radikaler.
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DE: Zwei Beispiele aus dem öffentlichen Sektor zur Entscheidung für Open Source Software. Hauptgründe: Kosteneinsparung und weniger Abhängigkeit.

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DE: Philosophie freier Software – openSUSE

DE: Philosophie freier Software – openSUSE | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Was ist freie Software

Freie Software ist durch das Vorhandensein von vier grundlegenden Freiheiten definiert.

Die Freiheit, das Programm auszuführen, zu jedem Zweck (Freiheit 0).Die Freiheit zu studieren, wie das Programm arbeitet und die Möglichkeit, es an seine eigenen Bedürfnisse anzupassen (Freiheit 1). Eine Vorbedingung hierfür ist der Zugriff auf den Quellcode.Die Freiheit, Kopien zu verbreiten, so dass Sie ihrem Nachbarn helfen können (Freiheit 2).Die Freiheit, das Programm verbessern zu können und seine eigenen Verbesserungen zu veröffentlichen, so dass die gesamte Gemeinschaft davon profitieren kann (Freiheit 3). Eine Vorbedingung hierfür ist der Zugriff auf den Quellcode.
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EN: 'Platforming': A Unique Formula for Lasting Business Partnerships - Open Source For You

EN: 'Platforming': A Unique Formula for Lasting Business Partnerships - Open Source For You | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Noida headquartered InfoAxon Technologies erases all doubts around the profitability of an open source business. It uses the "platforming" approach to ceme
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EN: HP and Linux: Now It's True Love

EN: HP and Linux: Now It's True Love | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
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EN: 11 open source business models | ZDNet

EN: 11 open source business models | ZDNet | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
The great thing about open source is you don't have to use just one business model. You can mix-and-match as you see fit.
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EN: EdX: A New Business Model for MOOCs | Digital Cowboys

EN: EdX: A New Business Model for MOOCs | Digital Cowboys | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
EdX is bringing new business models to the MOOC and edtech industry.
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EN: Business models of Coursera, Udacity and EdX

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EN: OuiShare - Connecting the Collaborative Economy

A magazine about the sharing economy. We promote an open-source and peer-to-peer based economy which protects the Commons and enhances social good.

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EN: Collaborating, sharing knowledge and business

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DE: SCHULBUCH-O-MAT. Schulwissen in freie E-Books gepackt! - startnext.de

DE: SCHULBUCH-O-MAT. Schulwissen in freie E-Books gepackt! - startnext.de | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding-Kampagne von Hans & Heiko. Wir wollen das erste offene und freie elektronische Schulbuch Deutschlands publizieren - ohne Verlage, ohne Urheberrecht, alles frei zu verwenden und zu kopieren (unter der Creative Commons-Lizenz CC BY).
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EN: OERs, MOOCs, and the Future

Overview discussing open educational resources (OERs) and massive open online courses (MOOCs) as they relate to the future. Issues considered include varieties

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Heiko Idensen
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EN: Is Google Really as Open as It Says?

EN: Is Google Really as Open as It Says? | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it

EN: Monday, Google (GOOG) published a long manifesto on the “meaning of open” in the form of an email to all employees republished as a blog post.

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EN: What does openness mean?

EN: What does openness mean? | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
Definition of openness in the Definitions.net dictionary. Meaning of openness. What does openness mean? Information and translations of openness in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.
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EN: What do you mean... open?

EN: What do you mean... open? | EN: Openness & Business | Scoop.it
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