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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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Simtk.org: the Simulation Toolkit, part of the Simbios project

Simtk.org: the Simulation Toolkit, part of the Simbios project | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Simtk.org is the home of the software framework initiated and developed by Simbios, the National NIH Center for Biomedical Computing focusing on Physics-based Simulation of Biological Structures. Simtk.org represents a centralized organization, a place, where like-minded people can gather to collectively pursue their interests in research areas, related to physics-based simulation of biological structures.

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How we looked into think tanks and TTIP (and feel free to use our data!)

We analyzed and collected a great deal of data for the article on TTIP and think tanks. In this piece, Bas van Beek, Sophia Beunder, and Jilles Mast account for their choices and invite you to make use of their data.
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The New York Public Library Lets You Download 180,000 Images in High Resolution: Historic Photographs, Maps, Letters & More

The New York Public Library Lets You Download 180,000 Images in High Resolution: Historic Photographs, Maps, Letters & More | The World of Open | Scoop.it
This week, The New York Public Library (NYPL) announced not only that their digital collection now contains over 180,000 items, but that they've made it possible,
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Why Co-Bots Will Be a Huge Innovation and Growth Driver for Robotics Industry

Why Co-Bots Will Be a Huge Innovation and Growth Driver for Robotics Industry | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The collaborative robotics sector is expected to increase tenfold by 2020
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The Bro Network Security Monitor

The Bro Network Security Monitor | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Bro has originally been developed by Vern Paxson, who continues to lead the project now jointly with a core team of researchers and developers at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, CA; and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications in Urbana-Champaign, IL.

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OpenALPR facilita o reconhecimento automático de matrículas | Aberto até de Madrugada

OpenALPR facilita o reconhecimento automático de matrículas | Aberto até de Madrugada | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Os sistemas de reconhecimento automático de matrículas eram algo que, durante muito tempo, estavam acessíveis apenas para aplicações profissionais e obrigando à utilização de máquinas dispendiosas. Hoje em dia, qualquer pessoa pode facilmente montar um sistema destes usando uma qualquer câmara digital, como demonstra este OpenALPR.

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PyGaze: An open source tool with fascinating research applications | Open Electronics

PyGaze: An open source tool with fascinating research applications | Open Electronics | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Once I manage to talk to such a piece of obscure hardware, I incorporate its functionality in a more user-friendly library. PyGaze is a good example of this: it bundles code for a large range of different eye trackers from different manufacturers into a single interface. We also keep adding functionality for other things, including game controllers and joysticks, webcams, and devices that can monitor physiology.

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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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OpenFace

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OpenFace is a Python and Torch implementation of face recognition with deep neural networks and is based on the CVPR 2015 paper FaceNet: A Unified Embedding for Face Recognition and Clustering by Florian Schroff, Dmitry Kalenichenko, and James Philbin at Google. Torch allows the network to be executed on a CPU or with CUDA.

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Black Duck Hub Now Scans and Monitors Containers | Open Source Delivers

Black Duck Hub Now Scans and Monitors Containers | Open Source Delivers | The World of Open | Scoop.it
When we saw the incredible excitement and growth of the Docker project back in 2013, it was an easy top pick for our 2013 Black Duck Rookie of the Year. ...
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Why privacy is important, and having "nothing to hide" is irrelevant

The governments of Australia, Germany, the UK and the US are destroying your privacy. Some people don’t see the problem…
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Crackmes.de - Welcome to the longest running and most complete Crackmes web page on the internet.

Crackmes.de - Welcome to the longest running and most complete Crackmes web page on the internet.
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Il y a 25 ans était ouvert le tout premier site Web - Tech - Numerama

Il y a 25 ans était ouvert le tout premier site Web - Tech - Numerama | The World of Open | Scoop.it
La toute première page Web créée par Tim Berners-Lee a fêté dimanche son vingt-cinquième anniversaire.
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What is “open source”? What’s “open hardware”? What does it mean to be open, and above all, why so?

What is “open source”?  What’s “open hardware”? What does it mean to be open, and above all, why so? | The World of Open | Scoop.it
It is undeniable that the 4th industrial revolution is sweeping us, bringing behind innovations and promises, but also many fears and uncertainties. But what
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Billion-Dollar Non-Profit AI Research Lab to Open in San Francisco - IEEE Spectrum

Today, a group of Silicon Valley luminaries and companies announced that they have committed US$1 billion to an organization they’ve named OpenAI. This nonprofit is dedicated to advancing “digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return.”

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