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Open source engine Docker teams up with the Fedora Project - opensource.com

Open source engine Docker teams up with the Fedora Project - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open source engine Docker teams up with the Fedora Project opensource.com Docker (previously dotCloud) made a big splash this year when they open-sourced their software for creating "lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers" that powers...
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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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Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software: Open source is now ready to compete with Mathematica for use in the classroom

Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software: Open source is now ready to compete with Mathematica for use in the classroom | The World of Open | Scoop.it

So I started SageMath as an open source project at Harvard in 2004, to solve the problem that other math software is expensive, closed source, and limited in functionality, and to create a powerful tool for the students in my classes.

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Making data a public asset through infrastructure | Government Digital Service

Making data a public asset through infrastructure | Government Digital Service | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Government Digital Service (GDS) is leading the digital transformation of the UK government.
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AMD wants to open up PC graphics chips

AMD wants to open up PC graphics chips | The World of Open | Scoop.it
AMD isn't just depending on ever-faster chipsets to boost graphics performance -- it thinks coders can lend a hand, too. The company's new GPUOpen effort gives...
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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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New On-line Classes and Models

New On-line Classes and Models | The World of Open | Scoop.it
My free online class on Coursera.org entitled Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change has already served 45,000 people (started, not finished) in the four times that it's run. Now it's set up in a new format, called on demand mode, which allows people to start, progress, and finish on their own calendars. This would be an advantage if a teacher wanted to use the material to supplement a class; there are ...
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Fermat's Library | Home

Fermat's Library | Home | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Just as Pierre de Fermat scribbled his famous last theorem in the margins, professional scientists, academics and citizen scientists can annotate equations,
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Swiss pro-privacy email provider forces a referendum on mass surveillance

Swiss pro-privacy email provider forces a referendum on mass surveillance | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Protonmail is a Swiss pro-privacy email provider that offers end-to-end encyption to its customers. When the Swiss government proposed the Nachrichtendienstgesetzt — a bill to create a “…
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