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A littleBit of Electronic Literacy | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

A littleBit of Electronic Literacy | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO of littleBits, an award-winning open source library of electronic modules that magnetically snap together to allow users to ...
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Open Roberta: Welcome

The Open Roberta project continues the Fraunhofer-Initiative »Roberta – Learning with Robots«. For more than ten years, this initiative enabled girls and boys to explore the world of robots and to learn about computer science, natural sciences and technology (STEM).

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Autosport Labs injects open source into motorsports - opensource.com

Autosport Labs injects open source into motorsports - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
We sat down with Brent Picasso and Ryan Doherty of Autosport Labs, a company that develops open source motorsports technology.
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Open Space Agency gears up to launch open source 3D printed telescope | B3dgeable

Open Space Agency gears up to launch open source 3D printed telescope | B3dgeable | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Aug 5, 2015 | By SimonFor those of us who love space and space exploration but are currently earthbound for the time being, the next best thing is to have a professional-grade telescope that ‘trans
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OpenTuner - An extensible framework for program autotuning

OpenTuner - An extensible framework for program autotuning | The World of Open | Scoop.it

OpenTuner is a new framework for building domain-specific multi-objective program autotuners. OpenTuner supports fully customizable configuration representations, an extensible technique representation to allow for domain-specific techniques, and an easy to use interface for communicating with the tuned program

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Census Project | Core Infrastructure Initiative

Census Project | Core Infrastructure Initiative | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The Census project is an experimental tool to help parse through the known data about popular open source projects to help identify the ones that should be tested to see if they need some help.

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Pixar Presents A Blender To Renderman Plugin - Phoronix

Pixar Presents A Blender To Renderman Plugin - Phoronix | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Earlier this year pixar released a free, non-commercial version of Renderman, their photo-realistic 3D rendering software used within the company's animated movies

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not open, but free por non commercial use

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FontForge - Open Source Font Editor

FontForge - Open Source Font Editor | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Type design is visually complex as well as highly technical – however it is easier to begin making type now than ever, partly because of the availability o
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If you've got nothing to hide... - Jacques Mattheij

The Past Since 1851 Amsterdam had a registry that recorded the following innocent pieces of data about the residents: Name, Date of birth, Address, …
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How To Build A Smart Home?

How To Build A Smart Home? | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Smart home or home automation refers to the use of computer and information technology to control home appliances and features (such as windows or lighting).
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Open Innovation 2.0 Conference 2015: speakers' presentations

Open Innovation 2.0 Conference 2015: speakers' presentations | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Open Innovation 2.0 Conference, edition 2015, took place in Espoo, Finland. The event brought together some 350 participants and innovation leaders from all over the world.
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More Money For Better Open-Source Software

As a programmer I create artifacts that, unlike classical commodities such as loaves of bread or toothbrushes, can be copied at zero cost.

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IBM to Open Source 50 Projects

IBM to Open Source 50 Projects | The World of Open | Scoop.it
IBM has announced a new web portal called developerWorks Open, bringing together various projects they are open sourcing. The projects cover many domains including Analytics, Cloud, IoT, Mobile, Security, Social, Watson and others. So far, IBM has open sourced about 30 projects, and they plan to increase the number up to 50 by the end of the year, and others may come in the future.
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The Dronecode Foundation aims to keep UAVs open - opensource.com

The Dronecode Foundation aims to keep UAVs open - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The applications and capabilities of UAVs are advancing at a phenomenal rate, and the cost of these systems is decreasing at an equally impressive rate. The Dronecode Foundation aims to keep them open.
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Adobe opens legal style guide and encourages clear writing - opensource.com

Adobe opens legal style guide and encourages clear writing - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Adobe has made its Legal Department Style Guide available to everyone under a Creative Commons license. This shows that open source principles are illuminating even the foggy world of legal writing.
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An Introduction to Open-source Licenses

An Introduction to Open-source Licenses | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Elio Qoshi looks at a range of open-source licenses and how to go about choosing one, such as MIT, Apache and GNU.
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Bosun

is an open-source, MIT licensed, monitoring and alerting system by Stack Exchange. It has an expressive domain specific language for evaluating alerts and creating detailed notifications.

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UbuWeb


UbuWeb is a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts

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Airbnb announces Aerosolve, an open-source machine learning software package

Airbnb announces Aerosolve, an open-source machine learning software package | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Home-rental company Airbnb introduced a new open-source project called Aerosolve. The new tool, announced at Airbnb’s 2015 OpenAir developer conference in San Francisco, powers new pricing tips for hosts. Written mostly in the Java and Scala programming languages, Aerosolve can also more intelligently rank and order things like images. “This library is meant to be used with sparse, interpretable features such as those that commonly occur in search (search keywords, filters) or pricing (number of
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Formula Morph | IMAGINARY

Formula Morph | IMAGINARY | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Build a Formula Morph station and take the control on the instruments panel! Your mission: explore how algebraic surfaces change and merge as you tune the dials and adjust the levers

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Core Linux tools top list of most at-risk software

Core Linux tools top list of most at-risk software | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In a Core Infrastructure Initiative survey of at-risk software most in need of close attention, many fundamental Linux utilities sit at the top
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