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10 tools to help open source cities maintain transparency - opensource.com

10 tools to help open source cities maintain transparency - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
10 tools to help open source cities maintain transparency
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One of the best ways to provide transparency and make it easier for citizens to obtain the city services they require is to become an open source city.
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BCN3D Technologies releases open source files for BCN3D Sigma 3D printer

BCN3D Technologies releases open source files for BCN3D Sigma 3D printer | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Barcelona based 3D printer developer BCN3D Technologies decided to further embrace the additive manufacturing open-source philosophy with their latest
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The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More

The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Online archives, galleries, and libraries offer Vegas-sized buffets for the senses (well two of them, anyway). All the art and photography your eyes can take in, all the music and spoken word recordings your ears can handle.
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1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online

1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art.
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Weakly Typed - Announcing The Journal of Open Source Software

The Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) is a new take on an idea that's been gaining some traction over the last few years, that is, to publish papers about software.
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TTIP Documents Revealed

TTIP Documents Revealed | The World of Open | Scoop.it
TTIP Documents Revealed By Alexander Hagelüken and Alexander Mühlauer The United States government is putting more intense and significantly more far-reaching pressure on the European Unio
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British Library posts 1 million copyright-free images online

British Library posts 1 million copyright-free images online | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The British Library has posted over a million copyright free images taken from books prior to 1900 on Flickr. That means if you need decorations of virtually any type for a website or book, you’ll …
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Moedas: journal papers based on EU-funded science should be free to access

Moedas: journal papers based on EU-funded science should be free to access | The World of Open | Scoop.it
“We must transition from a pay-to-read to a free-to-read culture. As I see it, European success now lies in sharing as soon as possible, because the days of ‘publish or die’ are disappearing. The days of open science have arrived,” Moedas told a conference on open science in Amsterdam. The event was organised under the Dutch EU Council presidency
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JointJS - the HTML 5 JavaScript diagramming library.

JointJS - the HTML 5 JavaScript diagramming library. | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Create interactive diagrams in JavaScript easily. Build modeling tools, visualize graphs, implement visual languages of various kinds.
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280+ MOOCs Getting Started in March, Including Robert Pinsky’s Course on American Poetry

280+ MOOCs Getting Started in March, Including Robert Pinsky’s Course on American Poetry | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A quick FYI: This March, more than 280 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight universities, at no cost. With the help of Class Central, we’ve pulled together a complete list of March MOOCS.
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SoDeRa: First app-enabled open-source software-defined base stations

SoDeRa: First app-enabled open-source software-defined base stations | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Ubuntu Insights - The Ubuntu resource center

 

The telecom industry is seeing its revenues from calls and SMS being attacked by over the top players like Facebook and Google.

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Meet Linux's little brother: Zephyr, a tiny open-source IoT RTOS

Meet Linux's little brother: Zephyr, a tiny open-source IoT RTOS | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Linux Foundation has launched the Zephyr Project, to foster an open source, small footprint, modular, scalable, connected, real-time OS for IoT devices.
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A Free Book Editor & Writing Tool from Reedsy

A Free Book Editor & Writing Tool from Reedsy | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Reedsy is a beautiful production tool that takes care of the formatting and conversion, before you have even finished writing. A beautiful interface built
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#CopyrightMadness : José Mourinho, Ken Loach, Samsung, Sony Music... - Pop culture - Numerama

#CopyrightMadness : José Mourinho, Ken Loach, Samsung, Sony Music... - Pop culture - Numerama | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Chaque samedi, c'est la compilation de l'actualité de la propriété intellectuelle et de ses dérives, concoctée par Lionel Maurel et Thomas Fourmeux.
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Fifty shades of open | Pomerantz | First Monday

Open source. Open access. Open society. Open knowledge. Open government. Even open food. Until quite recently, the word “open” had a fairly constant meaning. The over-use of the word “open” has led to its meaning becoming increasingly ambiguous. This presents a critical problem for this important word, as ambiguity leads to misinterpretation.

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Save Firefox!

Save Firefox! | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, there were two major browsers that virtually everyone used: Netscape and Internet Explorer, locked in a death-battle for the future of the Web. They went to enormous lengths to tempt Web publishers to optimize their sites to work best inside their windows, and hoped that users would follow.
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Watch Animated Introductions to 25 Philosophers by The School of Life: From Plato to Kant and Foucault

Watch Animated Introductions to 25 Philosophers by The School of Life: From Plato to Kant and Foucault | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Philosophy as an academic subject is regularly maligned in popular discourse. Philosophy majors get told that their studies are useless. Philosophy professors find their budgets cut, their courses scrutinized, and their character grossly impeached in propagandistic religious feature films.
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How to Convert PDF to Word for Free

How to Convert PDF to Word for Free | The World of Open | Scoop.it
PDF to Word converters are a dime a dozen. We have compiled the 5 best ones you can get for free, for both on- and more secure offline use.
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News - WSL

The call for papers and call for tools for the WSL – Workshop de Software Livre (Workshop on Free Software), the academic conference held together with FISL – Fórum Internacional de Software Livre (International Free Software Forum) is open! 

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Illegal Math

The shape of the discussion talking heads are plotting onto the contours of the internet is a bit alarming. Especially in regards to whether or not encryption should be "legal". Let's talk about one thing openly. Encryption is math
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Tour - World Science U

Tour - World Science U | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Whether you are a high school student, science major in college or a lifelong learner, World Science U is where you can explore the wonders of science guided by leading researchers and educators.
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UCLA open sources image detector that can see what we can't

UCLA open sources image detector that can see what we can't | The World of Open | Scoop.it
UCLA has released the source code to powerful image detection software that can see an object's every detail at high speed -- key for applications like fingerpr...
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PCjs: JavaScript Machines

PCjs: The Original IBM PC in a Browser. Classic computer simulations in JavaScript. Includes an archive of historical PC software and publications. Additional computer simulations in JavaScript include the 6502-based Ohio Scientific Challenger 1P.
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