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Three Passions of Bertrand Russell (and a Collection ... - Open Culture

Three Passions of Bertrand Russell (and a Collection ... - Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life, wrote Bertrand Russell in the prologue to his autobiography: the longing for.
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MaxMind - GeoLite City | Free Geolocation Database

@miller_joe Yup. All APIs are free, open source. Free data http://t.co/8mOXsPsD and http://t.co/MvGO3KkY. Paid data http://t.co/5AVaf1on.
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Welcome to GOV.UK - simpler, clearer, faster

http://t.co/dUjDXPTI writeup of open source tools used to make the site. Maybe they'll release their own code too.
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Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing

www.ted.com 2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace.
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5 Excellent Open Source Content Management Systems To Start A Website

5 Excellent Open Source Content Management Systems To Start A Website | The World of Open | Scoop.it
After the dot-com boom in the ‘90s, the Internet has grown to be less of a novelty and more of a necessity.
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Data and code open sourced from Google's Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal project

Data and code open sourced from Google's Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal project | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Google’s RE
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Eros Parallax Project

From the invention of the telescope until interplanetary radar was developed in the 20th century, only two rare celestial events allowed astronomers to measure the size of our solar system. This fundamental data, critical to understanding the nature of even our closest neighbors in space, could only be measured with precision during the six times these events took place in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

BOTH of these rare events take place in 2012. But you don't have to be a scientist, or travel the world, to observe them and take part in the measurements this time in the next few days...

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UPB communication is a method of reliably communicating command, control, and status information across an electrical AC powerline. Because of its low cost and high reliability characteristics, the UPB communication method is ideally suited for command and control applications in both the residential and commercial markets. “ - For further details please refer to UPB Description.

One of its disadvantages it has only widely spreaded in the US (120VAC 60Hz). This article focuses on the European (230VAC 50Hz) electrical network, but with a little firmware modification it is possible to adapt it to the US mains. The price of an UPB device is around $80-$100, with this article you can build it from ~$8.

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Open source e-portfolio and social networking software - Mahara ePortfolio System

Open Source Portfolio Management - Mahara http://t.co/wv1mJIr3 #educon #ecport...
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More than just digital quilting

More than just digital quilting | The World of Open | Scoop.it





THE scene in the park surrounding New York’s Hall of Science, on a sunny weekend in mid-September, resembles a futuristic craft fair.
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Linux Today - 10 New Open Source Projects You May Not Know About

Linux Today - 10 New Open Source Projects You May Not Know About | The World of Open | Scoop.it
"To come up with its list, Black Duck used data on open source projects from sources including Ohloh.net. It says it reviewed thousands of open source projects started in 2011. "Winners were chosen using a weighted scoring ...
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Wikipedians in Residence: Two Years of Open Culture | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Wikipedians in Residence: Two Years of Open Culture | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
RT @jdforrester: Read about the Wikipedians in Residence in a post on the Open Knowledge Foundation blog: http://t.co/6Cdt1kUq...
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Bocoup, Atlas launch website to open-source VC deal data - Boston Business Journal

Bocoup, Atlas launch website to open-source VC deal data - Boston Business Journal | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Bocoup, Atlas launch website to open-source VC deal dataBoston Business JournalDolginow said the goal is to level the playing field between VCs and first-time entrepreneurs, making industry knowledge open and standard.
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Moving from Windows to Linux: Easy Steps and Resources

Moving from Windows to Linux: Easy Steps and Resources | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Linux is succeeding on many platforms other than computing desktops, but it's still true that many Microsoft Windows users are either switching to Linux or choosing to run it as a secondary operating system.  In many cases, Windows users are...
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Chomp - the Affordable, Open-Source MIDI Controller

The Chomp is an open-source MIDI controller for creative music projects. It's a powerful piece of hardware with design in mind.
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Substance — Open Documents for the Web

Just. Wow. http://t.co/Em0ffcfW Open source collab document writer. You can download it too.
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Writing Rules by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman & George Orwell

Writing Rules by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman & George Orwell | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Here's one way to become a better writer. Listen to the advice of writers who earn their daily bread with their pens.
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Open-source Weave liberates data for journalists, citizens

Open-source Weave liberates data for journalists, citizens | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The software can help journalists create infinitely interactive visualizations.
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Testify: The Open-Science Movement Catches Fire

Testify: The Open-Science Movement Catches Fire | The World of Open | Scoop.it
For years, the open science movement has sought to light a fire about the...
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Promoting Open Data: Wikipedians in Residence - semanticweb.com

Promoting Open Data: Wikipedians in Residence - semanticweb.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Over the last two years Wikipedia has benefited from a number of Wikipedians in Residence.
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Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software

Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system. http://t.co/Z6Dj1jXx 표준 프로그래밍 언어로 파이썬을 쓰는 듯...
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The Open Science Paradox | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

The Open Science Paradox | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I just read and enjoyed Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, a new book by Michael Nielsen, recently reviewed by Bora Zivkovic. The ...
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Get involved in Open Source today - How to contribute a patch to a ...

Get involved in Open Source today - How to contribute a patch to a ... | The World of Open | Scoop.it
It's been over 5 years since my post how to contribute a patch to an Open Source Project. That post is focused primarily on Subversion as the source control system. If you are using CodePlex and Subversion for example, ...
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15 essential open source tools for Windows admins

15 essential open source tools for Windows admins | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Microsoft offers great tools for enhancing your server-side experience, but open source has impressive options as well (Open Source para administrar Windows http://t.co/q8D8jAGt...)...
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