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Introducing Julia - a New Open Source Mathematical Programming Language - Strata 2013

Introducing Julia - a New Open Source Mathematical Programming Language - Strata 2013 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
“ Data analytics and the mathematical programming languages that support them are changing the world but they are also suffering from growing pains. Technical computing languages that have been around...
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Citizenfour review – Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated - The Guardian

Citizenfour review – Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated - The Guardian | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Laura Poitras’ documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow
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GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features

GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The GNOME 3.14 desktop release is the second major update to the popular Linux user interface in 2014. Take a look at new and enhanced features.
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Free Online Engineering Courses

Free Online Engineering Courses | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Get free Engineering courses online from the world's leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player. For more online courses, visit our complete collection of Free Online Courses.
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Projects of the Week, October 7, 2014

Projects of the Week, October 7, 2014 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:
Alt-F
Alt-F provides a free alternative firmware for the DLINK DNS-320/320L/321/323/325.
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DarkCoin Goes Open Source

DarkCoin Goes Open Source | The World of Open | Scoop.it
DarkCoin has done a good job of proving that by releasing their anonymous payment system as an open-source product, making it available to anyone.
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Open source detection for oil pollution - the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit - ENGINEERING.com

Open source detection for oil pollution - the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit - ENGINEERING.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Public Lab is running a Kickstarter campaign to produce do-it-yourself pollution detection kits.
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COWL, a New Web Privacy Tool, to Arrive for Chrome and Firefox

COWL, a New Web Privacy Tool, to Arrive for Chrome and Firefox | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A group of researchers is making news for building a new web privacy system for the Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers that more efficiently handles JavaScript code among other tasks.
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New Online Encyclopedia Devoted to World War I Is Now Accessible

A comprehensive, English-language, open access encyclopedia of the "Great War" was introduced and released on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, in Brussels

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Free Download of The History Manifesto: Historians New Call for Big-Picture Thinking

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Cambridge University Press has just published a new book called The History Manifesto by Jo Guldi (Assistant Professor, Brown University) and David Armitage (Chair of Harvard's History Department).
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Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Fixing the internet for confidentiality and security

“The Internet sees censorship as damage and routes around it”

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Projects of the Week, September 29, 2014

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:
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Alt-F provides a free alternative firmware for the DLINK DNS-320/320L/321/323/325.
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Building a Linux lab and its great potential in education - opensource.com

Building a Linux lab and its great potential in education - opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Building a Linux lab and its great potential in education
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Using online forums, Google search, and a number of books, I taught myself Linux and Linux system administration.
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Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware - EE Times

Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware - EE Times | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Let's Talk About Open-Source Hardware
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In this and future columns, I will try to record and analyze the current trends with regard to open-source.
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How GNOME 3.14 is winning back disillusioned Linux users

How GNOME 3.14 is winning back disillusioned Linux users | The World of Open | Scoop.it
After GNOME 3's radical changes turned off legions of Linux users, GNOME 3.14's tweaks are bringing lost sheep back into the fold.
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The State, Culture and Oppression | Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA)

The State, Culture and Oppression | Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)
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Google Summer of Code 2015 and Google Code-in 2014 are on!

At Google, we are passionate about introducing students to open source software development.
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Top 5 articles of the week: What open source project are you working on?

Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week October 6 - 10, 2014. #5. Moodle will...
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Open-Source Projects Need More Than Good Code—They Need Marketing - ReadWrite

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Open-Source Projects Need More Than Good Code—They Need Marketing
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Most open source developers focus on writing great code and don't bother marketing their project. Which is why most open-source projects fail.
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Open Speech Tools Are Available and Gaining in Sophistication

Open Speech Tools Are Available and Gaining in Sophistication | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Today, with our ubiquitous mobile devices, many of us are used to talking to our gadgets to search for answers, get directions and more. This trend will only ramp up as smartwatches designed to respond to voice commands proliferate.
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OpenFL - Creative expression for desktop, mobile, web and console platforms

Cross-Platform

Build games and applications for almost every platform imaginable -- Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Firefox OS, Tizen, Flash and even HTML5.

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La France met en Open Data ses aides aux pays prioritaires

La France met en Open Data ses aides aux pays prioritaires | The World of Open | Scoop.it
La secrétaire d'Etat chargée du développement et de la francophonie, Annick Girardin, a annoncé lundi le lancement du site transparence-aide.gouv.fr, qui "a pour
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Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying | WIRED

Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying | WIRED | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The best hope of shielding your metadata from the NSA was invented by a middle-school dropout in his spare time.
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Yocto Project | Open Source embedded Linux build system, package metadata and SDK generator

Yocto Project | Open Source embedded Linux build system, package metadata and SDK generator | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The Yocto Project is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. Read more

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Network Function Virtualization goes open source - ZDNet

Network Function Virtualization goes open source - ZDNet | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Telecom and networking powers are uniting under The Linux Foundation to create an open source Network Function Virtualization reference platform.
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Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code - MCV

Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code - MCV | The World of Open | Scoop.it
MCV Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code MCV Game Politics reports that the company has been accused of stealing code from a number of open-source emulators including the SNES9x (SNES), FCEUMM/FCEUX (NES), VBA NEXT...
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