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Le MIT réactive App Inventor et fournit le code source. | Le Libriste

Le MIT réactive App Inventor et fournit le code source. | Le Libriste | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Aujourd'hui le MIT vient de réactiver la plate-forme de développement d'application Android, App Inventor, qui avait été abandonné par Google faute de popularité.
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Movement of the Day: Occupy Science, Global revolt of scientists against major science publishers

Movement of the Day: Occupy Science, Global revolt of scientists against major science publishers | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Now also the Scientist and Researchers of the world are revolting. That is remarkable since they are the peak and pride of the Middle Classes. And relevant for all of us since these (mentally) young men and women are the core and hope of our Knowledge Society. With their knowledge and creativity they drive most of the value creation which can fuel our economies and society.

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Open-Source Makes Way for Robots - Internet Evolution

Open-Source Makes Way for Robots - Internet Evolution | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open-Source Makes Way for RobotsInternet EvolutionA new generation of software functionality is opening up new horizons in the market, with different systems looking to become standards, perhaps echoing the operating system wars of the 80s and 90s.
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Doing Biotech in My Bedroom - Technology Review

Doing Biotech in My Bedroom - Technology Review | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A new generation of biologists embraces the do-it-yourself ethic of computer programming.

In a spare bedroom of his family's house in County Cork, Ireland, Cathal Garvey is repeating the feats that led to the dawn of the biotechnology age. He's growing bacteria. He's adding DNA. He's seeing what happens.

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Open Source Student Information System | Core & Additional Features

Open Source Student Information System | Core & Additional Features | The World of Open | Scoop.it
openSIS includes a scheduler that allows you to easily input student requests and mass schedule students, openSIS includes numerous standard reports and the ability to design custom reports using simple check boxes, Easily input final grades, create...
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Chicago Irish Film Festival celebrates culture - Joliet Herald News

Chicago Irish Film Festival celebrates culture - Joliet Herald News | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Chicago Irish Film Festival celebrates cultureJoliet Herald News... which will be presented to the short film that best celebrates the Irish culture.
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55 Free Philosophy Courses | Open Culture

55 Free Philosophy Courses | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Philosophy section of our big Free Courses collection just went through a major update, and it now lists more than 50 courses -- 55 to be precise.
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They Want to Own the Light!

…[T]here was a little notice on the wall saying it was forbidden to take photographs of the courtyard without the man’s permission…They want to own the light!
–Iain M.
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Open Data Handbook version 1.0 | opensource.com

Open Data Handbook version 1.0 | opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Handbook discusses the 'why, what and how' of open data – why to go open, what open is, how to make data open and how to do useful things with it. Read on to find out more about what's in the Handbook, who it's for, ...
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Watch Truffaut Become Truffaut in His 1957 Short ... - Open Culture

Watch Truffaut Become Truffaut in His 1957 Short ... - Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
By the French New Wave's standards, François Truffaut made films with a startling straightforwardness. Yet something about the man's entire body of work.
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Keeping Drupal Secure - How the world's largest open source CMS combines openness and security. | Acquia

Keeping Drupal Secure - How the world's largest open source CMS combines openness and security. | Acquia | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Keeping #Drupal Secure - How the world's largest open source #CMS combines openness and security.
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Open source projects: Do you have servers that need RAM ...

Open source projects: Do you have servers that need RAM? As part of our recent server donation, we've got piles of 20 1GB ECC server modules kicking around that we won't put to use. Rather than them go to waste, I would ...
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Cleo: the open source technology behind LinkedIn's typeahead search | LinkedIn Engineering

Cleo: the open source technology behind LinkedIn's typeahead search | LinkedIn Engineering | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Cleo: the open source technology behind LinkedIn's typeahead search http://t.co/St96FqXp...
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Creating an Interactive, Open-Source Textbook for Marine Science

Duke research scientist David W.Johnston gives his students a virtual textbook, built for the iPad and assembled from open-source materials ...youtube.com...
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Stephen Hawking’s Universe: A Visualization of His Lectures with Stars & Sound

Stephen Hawking’s Universe: A Visualization of His Lectures with Stars & Sound | The World of Open | Scoop.it

It’s a little random. It’s very cool. It’s Jared Ficklin’s interactive art project that takes Stephen Hawking’s Cambridge Lectures and then uses an algorithm to turn the physicist’s words into stars.

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Grovo Offers Video Tutorials and Tips for Some of the Web’s Most Popular Services

Grovo Offers Video Tutorials and Tips for Some of the Web’s Most Popular Services | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The next time someone asks you "Why should I use Twitter," or "How would I get started with Evernote," instead of sighing deeply and writing a massive email to them or directing them to a useless help page, send them over to Grovo.
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Aldous Huxley Reads Dramatized Version of Brave New World

Aldous Huxley Reads Dramatized Version of Brave New World | The World of Open | Scoop.it
We posted this long ago, and we're doing it again because it's just too good -- too good to collect digital dust.
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An open-source robo-surgeon - The Economist

An open-source robo-surgeon - The Economist | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The EconomistAn open-source robo-surgeonThe EconomistMore importantly for academics, it is also the first surgical robot to use open-source software.
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OpenCourseWare Consortium Declares First Annual Open Education Week for March 5-10

OpenCourseWare Consortium Declares First Annual Open Education Week for March 5-10 | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The OpenCourseWare Consortium announces today the first annual Open Education Week from March 5-10, 2012. Open Education Week is a global event that seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of free and open sharing in education, especially Open Educational Resources (OER). OER are high-quality, free and open educational materials that offer opportunities for people anywhere in the world to share, use and reuse.

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The Open Data Handbook — Open Data Handbook

This handbook introduces you to the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone but is especially useful for those working with government data. It discusses the why, what and how of open data – why to go open, what open is, and the how to do open.

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Digital open-source storyboard workflow | Mango – Open Movie ...

Digital open-source storyboard workflow | Mango – Open Movie ... | The World of Open | Scoop.it
PNG file format is used for the easy compatibility with other systems ; I want the team to be able to use the frame with any picture viewer and openraster ( *.ora , multilayer opensource file format ) still don't allow it yet.
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Open source ideals at HIMSS12 | opensource.com

Open source ideals at HIMSS12 | opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In advance of the event, it was announced that Open Health Tools would collaborate with HIMSS to help spur the development of open source technology in healthcare. Their hope is for a "ubiquitous ecosystem where ...
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Spotlight on Open Source Router Platforms - Thoughts? - AnandTech

Spotlight on Open Source Router Platforms - Thoughts? - AnandTech | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Spotlight on Open Source Router Platforms - Thoughts?AnandTechWhat we haven't really talked much about is some of the open source networking software that's out there to improve and manage your network.
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Open Source Culture « Digital Innovators

Open Source Culture « Digital Innovators | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The benefits of open source for a community can be as macro or as micro as you like. Fisher summed it up quite nicely when he said that open source, “at its heart, is about making things better.” It's altruistically motivated ...
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