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Open-source currencies on the rise in Greece | Radical Social Entrepreneurs

Open-source currencies on the rise in Greece | Radical Social Entrepreneurs | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In the shadow of the Euro Crisis, the people of the Greek city of Volos are taking their monetary future into their own hands.
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Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr

Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Kalev Leetaru programatically recovered all the images that were discarded by the OCR program that digitizes the millions of public domain books scanned by the Archive; these were cropped, cleaned up, and uploaded to Flickr with the text that appears before and after them, and links to see their whole scanned page.
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Legislation and Finance for community ownership of renewable energy across Europe | P2P Foundation

REScoop 20-20-20 in cooperation with Co-power and the European Union organises a conference on legislation and finance for people’s ownership of community renewable energy across Europe.

 

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Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Executives be the Arbiters of What We See and Read? - The Intercept

Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Executives be the Arbiters of What We See and Read? - The Intercept | The World of Open | Scoop.it
There have been increasingly vocal calls for Twitter, Facebook and other Silicon Valley corporations to more aggressively police what their users are permitted to see and read. Last month in The Washington Post, for instance, MSNBC host Ronan Farrow demanded that social media companies ban the accounts of “terrorists” who issue “direct calls” for violence. Read more
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FarmBot: An Open Source 3D Farming Printer That Aims to Create Food For ... - 3DPrint.com

FarmBot: An Open Source 3D Farming Printer That Aims to Create Food For ... - 3DPrint.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
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10th Year of Google Summer of Code draws to a close

This has been a big year for Google Summer of Code, our program designed to introduce university students from around the world to open source development. In celebration of our 10th instance of the program we made a lot of changes.
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This Guy Just Built a Mind-Controlled Robot | Enterprise | WIRED

This Guy Just Built a Mind-Controlled Robot | Enterprise | WIRED | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Attention evil geniuses! Mind-controlled robots aren’t that expensive. Chip Audette just built one by attaching his laptop to less than $500 in specialized equipment and writing a little custom software code. The robot—really a Hexbug Spider—is connected to some nifty brain-wave-reading hardware called OpenBCI. WIRED wrote about this open source project back in January as…
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George Orwell Reviews Mein Kampf (1940)

George Orwell Reviews Mein Kampf (1940) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Christopher Hitchens once wrote that there were three major issues of the twentieth century -- imperialism, fascism, and Stalinism -- and George Orwell proved to be right about all of them.
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O projecto de Lei da Cópia e a Licença de Isqueiro

O projecto de Lei da Cópia e a Licença de Isqueiro | The World of Open | Scoop.it
O Governo pretende avançar ainda este mês com a aprovação da chamada Lei da Cópia. Uma iniciativa que é a recuperação de um projecto de Lei apresentado em finais de 2012 pelo PS e que acabou por ser retirado.
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Free High Quality Photos You Can Use Everywhere

Free High Quality Photos You Can Use Everywhere | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Pexels is a new website with free high-quality photos you can use everywhere. It's made for helping bloggers, designers and marketers to find free photos h
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NICE Paintings - VADS: the online resource for visual arts

NICE Paintings - VADS: the online resource for visual arts | The World of Open | Scoop.it

NICE Paintings is the first phase of a unique on-line inventory of all the 22,000 pre-1900 Continental European oil paintings in the UK's public collections.

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On Navigating Laws and Licenses with Open Source Projects

On Navigating Laws and Licenses with Open Source Projects | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A few years ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst made the prediction that open source software would soon become nearly pervasive in organizations of all sizes.
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Arachnys Compass

Arachnys Compass | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Designed for compliance professionals, transparency campaigners and investors, the Arachnys Open Data Compass assesses business-critical data in 215 countries.

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Community Choice Project of the Month Vote for September 2014

Community Choice Project of the Month Vote for September 2014 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The vote for September 2014 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until Aug 24, 2014 12:00 UTC: Vote here for the Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month for September 2014 PyQt PyQt is the...
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New Flickr Archive Makes Available 2.6 Million Images from Books Published Over a 500 Year Period

New Flickr Archive Makes Available 2.6 Million Images from Books Published Over a 500 Year Period | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Thanks to Kalev Leetaru, a Yahoo! Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University, you can now head over to a new collection at Flickr and search through an archive of 2.6 million public domain images, all extracted from books, magazines and newspapers published over a 500 year period.
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Design highlights | Open House London

Design highlights | Open House London | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open House London is your chance to explore hundreds of
inspiring buildings in London for free, organised by Open-City
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Beautiful Open: A compendium of beautiful open source projects - The Next Web

Beautiful Open: A compendium of beautiful open source projects - The Next Web | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Beautiful Open: A compendium of beautiful open source projects
The Next Web
Here's a neat little online resource for you, courtesy of Chicago-based GroupOn developer Trek Glowacki.
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jBilling tutorial – an open source billing platform

jBilling tutorial – an open source billing platform | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Discover jBilling and make managing invoices, payments and billing simple and stress-free (#unixmagazine shared jBilling tutorial an open source billing platform http://t.co/H4WK0y0WZR)...
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Projects of the Week, August 25, 2014

Projects of the Week, August 25, 2014 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:
Ares Galaxy
Ares Galaxy is a free, open source BitTorrent and chat program that uses its own decentralized supernode/leaf network.
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Improved Kernel-Based Port-Knocking in Linux | GNUnet

Improved Kernel-Based Port-Knocking in Linux | GNUnet | The World of Open | Scoop.it
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openelectronicslab/OpenHardwareExG @ GitHub

openelectronicslab/OpenHardwareExG @ GitHub | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The OpenHardwareExG is a platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, EOG, and evoked potential applications.

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Lantern

Defeat internet censorship. Give or get access to the open internet by sharing connections through your social network.
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OZ magazine goes digital – and the party continues

OZ magazine goes digital – and the party continues | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The University of Wollongong will house the digital archive of counterculture magazine OZ, continuing the lit legend.
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Bits and bolts: The past, present, and future of open hardware | Opensource.com

Bits and bolts: The past, present, and future of open hardware | Opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Explore how the principles behind open source--collaboration, transparency, and rapid prototyping--are proven catalysts for innovation.
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Google Summer of Code new organizations - Part Six

We have two great new Google Summer of Code organizations to spotlight this week, The Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Frenetic.  It’s hard to believe that the summer has almost come to an end!
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Michel Foucault: Free Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self

Michel Foucault: Free Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was an enormously influential French philosopher who wrote, among other things, historical analyses of psychiatry, medicine, the prison system, and the function of sexuality in social organizations.
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