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RepRap - wealth without money - Medialab-Prado Madrid

Look at your computer setup. Imagine if you hooked up a 3D printer. Instead of printing on bits of paper this 3D printer makes real, robust, mechanical items. To give you an idea of how robust these items are think of Lego bricks and you're in the right area. You could make lots of useful stuff, but interestingly you could also make most of the parts to make another 3D printer. That would be a machine that could copy itself. http://t.co/Su4I5Tb9...

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Announcing Libra - the Landsat imagery browser you will love | Development Seed

Announcing Libra - the Landsat imagery browser you will love | Development Seed | The World of Open | Scoop.it
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A Deeper Dive Into the Shark Tank: How Open Source Technology Enables Agile Business Growth - WooThemes

ABC’s Shark Tank is a US television show and a favorite among American entrepreneurs. Each week, business owners offer up a piece of their equity in exchange for cash from savvy and respected investors. It’s exciting to see entrepreneurs get their dreams funded — but what do these contestants have in common? And although a [...]
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How the New York Times uses open source - The Enterprisers Project

How the New York Times uses open source - The Enterprisers Project | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Marc Frons, senior vice president and chief information officer of the New York Times, discusses how The Times actively contributes to open source communities.
Watch the video or read the transcript below.
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Enclosing the public domain: The restriction of public domain books in a digital environment | Clark | First Monday

Enclosing the public domain: The restriction of public domain books in a digital environment | Clark | First Monday | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Enclosing the public domain: The restriction of public domain books in a digital environment
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Free Precalculus Ebooks and Lecture Notes

Free Precalculus Ebooks and Lecture Notes | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I was looking for Precalculus ebooks/notes and I have found the following links. Most of these books are are licensed under Creative Commons and/or lecture notes so, I assume that they are safe to ...
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Open source Ubuntu Core connects robots, drones and smart homes - CNET

Open source Ubuntu Core connects robots, drones and smart homes - CNET | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Developers can prototype their devices, simulate a full release, then keep the finished products updated through an open source app store.
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MPAA Trying to Take Down A Great Resource for Free (Legal) Movies - Film School Rejects (blog)

MPAA Trying to Take Down A Great Resource for Free (Legal) Movies - Film School Rejects (blog) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open Culture is a fantastic resource for free movies online (among other things), and the MPAA has issued a takedown notice against it.
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A Look Inside Charlie Hebdo, Their Creative Process & the Making of a Fateful Cartoon

A Look Inside Charlie Hebdo, Their Creative Process & the Making of a Fateful Cartoon | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A week ago, Charlie Hebdo was anything but a household name. On Wednesday, after the appalling terrorist attacks in Paris, all of that changed.

We all now have Charlie Hebdo on the tip of our tongues.
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Projects of the Week, January 12, 2015

Projects of the Week, January 12, 2015 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:
OpenMediaVault
OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux.
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Seven Tips from Edgar Allan Poe on How to Write Vivid Stories and Poems

Seven Tips from Edgar Allan Poe on How to Write Vivid Stories and Poems | The World of Open | Scoop.it
There may be no more a macabrely misogynistic sentence in English literature than Edgar Allan Poe’s contention that “the death… of a beautiful woman” is “unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.” (His perhaps ironic observation prompted...
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New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use | The World of Open | Scoop.it
When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of National Geographic magazines spanning the years 1917 to 1985. I found, tucked in almost every issue, one of the magazine’s gorgeous maps—of the Moon, St.
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Five new open source project management tools for 2015 | Opensource.com

Five new open source project management tools for 2015 | Opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Five new open source project management tools for 2015 plus updates of the tools mentioned in our 2014 list. All in all, this article gives a good look at 11 of the top open source project management tools out there.
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Lords Sneak UK Internet Snooping Law into Bill - Minus Safeguards - ISPreview UK

Lords Sneak UK Internet Snooping Law into Bill - Minus Safeguards - ISPreview UK | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Opponents of the Government's plan to revive the twice failed Internet Snooping law, which would force ISPs into logging a much bigger slice of everybody’s
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All of Bach for Free! New Site Will Put Performances of 1080 Bach Compositions Online

All of Bach for Free! New Site Will Put Performances of 1080 Bach Compositions Online | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Bach wrote 1080 compositions during his lifetime. And now thanks to the new and certainly ambitious All of Bach web site, you can eventually watch the Netherlands Bach Society (founded in 1921) perform each and every one of those compositions.
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Whitney Museum Puts Online 21,000 Works of American Art, By 3,000 Artists

Whitney Museum Puts Online 21,000 Works of American Art, By 3,000 Artists | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Soir Bleu by Edward Hopper, 1914.
The trend has now become delightfully clear: the world's best-known art institutions have got around to the important business of making their collections freely viewable online.
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Class Central

Class Central | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Class Central is a free online course aka MOOC aggregator from top universites like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc. offered via Coursera, Udacity, edX, & others
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The Linux Foundation Delivers 2015 Guide to the Open Cloud

The Linux Foundation has issued its second annual "Guide to the Open Cloud: Open Cloud Projects Profiled," which provides a comprehensive look at the state of open cloud computing.
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Projects of the Week, January 19, 2015

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:
Roundcube Webmail
Roundcube Webmail is a browser-based, multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface.
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Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The tactics used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks were crimes, and the perpetrators knew it. Now they must be brought to justice.
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Elevation map of Europe - Datasets | European Union Open Data Portal

Elevation map of Europe - Datasets | European Union Open Data Portal | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The EU Open Data Portal provides, via a metadata catalogue, a single point of access to data of the EU institutions, agencies and bodies for anyone to reuse.
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Microsoft open-sources its worldwide telescope project - ExtremeTech

Microsoft open-sources its worldwide telescope project - ExtremeTech | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Microsoft is open-sourcing its WorldWide Telescope software program and opening the collaborative data sets it has been assembling for the past seven years.
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“Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – March 2015

The vote for March 2015 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until Feb 15, 2014 12:00 UTC.
arch-repos
lane anex kane’s arch repositories.
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Hear Hemingway Read Hemingway, and Faulkner Read Faulkner (90 Minutes of Classic Audio)

Hear Hemingway Read Hemingway, and Faulkner Read Faulkner (90 Minutes of Classic Audio) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Hemingway and Faulkner, Faulkner and Hemingway…. The American literary canon has expanded so much in the past thirty years or so that it almost spans the globe, like American business, drawing in writers from every possible corner.
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Open Source Gitrob tool scans GitHub Repository for sensitive information

Open Source Gitrob tool scans GitHub Repository for sensitive information | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open source tool called Gitrob trawls the Github repositories for sensitive data Security researcher and member of SoundCloud security team, Michael Henriksen has developed a open source command line tool that can crawl the GitHub repositories and...
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