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Open Source Exchange Rates API - free, hourly-updated JSON currency data

Open Source Exchange Rates API - free, hourly-updated JSON currency data | The World of Open | Scoop.it
free, open source exchange rates and currency conversion JSON API, updated hourly, no rate limits.
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OpenEMS Makes Electromagnetic Field Solving… Merely Difficult

OpenEMS Makes Electromagnetic Field Solving… Merely Difficult | The World of Open | Scoop.it
To ordinary people electronics is electronics. However, we know that the guy you want wiring your industrial furnace isn’t the guy you want designing a CPU. Neither of those guys are likely t…
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Taxa dos links está cada vez mais próxima na Europa

Taxa dos links está cada vez mais próxima na Europa | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A malfadada reforma dos direitos de autor que se arrisca a matar a cloud vem também acompanhada da ridícula "taxa dos links", fazendo com que seja necessário a ajuda de todos para combater estas pretensões sob pena da internet das próxima gerações ser bem diferente daquela que hoje conhecemos.
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ACT NOW! In 9 days, the European Parliament could pass a truly terrible copyright expansion

ACT NOW! In 9 days, the European Parliament could pass a truly terrible copyright expansion | The World of Open | Scoop.it
When MEP Julia Reda conducted a wide-ranging and open consultation on updating EU copyright, she came up with some great, sensible reforms: making it legal to take pictures of buildings, making it …
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The Library of Congress Makes 25 Million Records From Its Catalog Free to Download

The Library of Congress Makes 25 Million Records From Its Catalog Free to Download | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress announced that it will make 25 million records from its catalog available for the public to download.
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The future of the open internet — and our way of life — is in your hands

The future of the open internet — and our way of life — is in your hands | The World of Open | Scoop.it
There are a lot of scary things happening these days, but here’s what keeps me up late at night. A handful of corporations are turning our open internet into this: These corporations want to lock…
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Europeans: tell the EU Parliament to make a modern copyright, fit for the internet age

Europeans: tell the EU Parliament to make a modern copyright, fit for the internet age | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Timothy from Creative Commons writes, “The purpose of copyright is to empower — not frustrate! — creativity and knowledge production. Nowhere is a balanced copyright more importan…
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Guerrilheiros do Sofá

Guerrilheiros do Sofá | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Publicação sobre arte e tecnologia com particular ênfase em narrativa e criatividade, coordenada por Nelson Zagalo.
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Zooniverse

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The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.
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Met Museum Makes 375,000 Images Available for Free

Met Museum Makes 375,000 Images Available for Free | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The museum’s open access policy now allows unrestricted use of any images of its digitized artworks in the public domain.
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Free Hardware and Free Hardware Designs - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation

Free Hardware and Free Hardware Designs - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation | The World of Open | Scoop.it
To what extent do the ideas of free software extend to hardware? Is it a moral obligation to make our hardware designs free, just as it is to make our software free? Does maintaining our freedom require rejecting hardware made from nonfree designs?
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Why Socrates Hated Democracies: An Animated Case for Why Self-Government Requires Wisdom & Education

Why Socrates Hated Democracies: An Animated Case for Why Self-Government Requires Wisdom & Education | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Winston Churchill in 1947, “except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time....” The sentiment expresses two cultural values many Americans are trained to hold uncritically: the primacy of democracy and the burdensomeness of government as a necessary evil.
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How to Know if Your Country Is Heading Toward Despotism: An Educational Film from 1946

How to Know if Your Country Is Heading Toward Despotism: An Educational Film from 1946 | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Nobody likes a despot — even despots know it. But actually identifying despotism can pose a certain difficulty — which despots also know, and they'd surely like to keep it that way.
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Welcome to the Hardware Forensic Database! — Hardware Forensic Database 1.0 documentation

The Hardware Forensic Database (or HFDB) is a project of CERT-UBIK aiming at providing a collaborative knowledge base related to IoT Forensic methodologies and tools.
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Huge Coalition Protests EU Mandatory Piracy Filter Proposals - TorrentFreak

Huge Coalition Protests EU Mandatory Piracy Filter Proposals - TorrentFreak | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The EFF, Creative Commons, Wikimedia, Mozilla and sixty other groups are protesting proposals by the EU to force service providers to police copyrighted content. Article 13 would require sites to introduce piracy filters and content recognition systems but the groups describe the plans as backward looking, damaging, and ill thought through.
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Introduction · Delft Students on Software Architecture: DESOSA 2017

Introduction · Delft Students on Software Architecture: DESOSA 2017 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
We are proud to present Delft Students on Software Architecture, a collection of 21 architectural descriptions of open source software systems written by students from Delft University of Technology during a master-level course taking place in the spring of 2017.
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Tina is the new 3d printed Open Biomedical hand!

Tina is the new 3d printed Open Biomedical hand! | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Justyna Stasiewicz is a jewelry designer who worked several times modelling in 3D her jewelry creations. Few months ago she had the chance to meet the Open
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Associação D3 - Defesa dos Direitos Digitais

Associação D3 - Defesa dos Direitos Digitais | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Depois das associações que têm lutado por limitar cada vez mais os direitos digitais dos cidadãos, surge finalmente uma que pretende defender esse direitos assim como acabar com alguns dos abusos que actualmente existem: a Associação D3 - Defesa dos Direitos Digitais.
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Quels sont les logiciels libres que l'État conseille en 2017 ? - Tech - Numerama

Quels sont les logiciels libres que l'État conseille en 2017 ? - Tech - Numerama | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Le socle interministériel de logiciels libres a été mis à jour. Cette liste, publiée depuis 2012, regroupe les logiciels libres que l'État recommande. Elle inclut des programmes généralistes mais aussi des solutions bien plus pointues.
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20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free

20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The University of California at Berkeley was forced to remove 20,000 free lectures from its YouTube channel – but not all of them are lost.
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Supercomputing - Free Online Course

Supercomputing - Free Online Course | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
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Découvrez plus de 187 000 images libres de droit sur la bibliothèque publique de New York - Pop culture - Numerama

Découvrez plus de 187 000 images libres de droit sur la bibliothèque publique de New York - Pop culture - Numerama | The World of Open | Scoop.it
La bibliothèque publique de New York met à disposition plus de 187 000 images libres de droit sur son site web.
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Lecture Search

FindLectures.com is a curated search engine for quality online lectures, interviews, documentaries, and historically significant speeches.

The video list can be navigated with a deep topic taxonomy, which allows the discovery of interesting niche topics.

Videos are ranked using over a dozen quality measures, so that you can spend time learning, not looking.

Ranking and inclusion are affected by topic variety and novelty, length, audio quality, and speaker presentation style.

Other factors include the speaker having a unique background and material being the appropriate difficulty level for being a standalone content aimed at an educated audience.
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Watch Georges Méliès’ The Dreyfus Affair, the Controversial Film Censored by the French Government for 50 Years (1899)

Watch Georges Méliès’ The Dreyfus Affair, the Controversial Film Censored by the French Government for 50 Years (1899) | The World of Open | Scoop.it

History resounds with events so momentous they can be conjured with a single word: Waterloo, Watergate, Tiananmen
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