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For 95 Minutes, the BBC Brings George Orwell to Life

For 95 Minutes, the BBC Brings George Orwell to Life | The World of Open | Scoop.it
George Orwell occupies a funny place in the modern literary consciousness.
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MAKE | MAKE Visits the Open Source Ecology Project

MAKE | MAKE Visits the Open Source Ecology Project | The World of Open | Scoop.it
And yet, in the midst of such bible belt sensibilities, something very radical is happening in northwest Missouri's corn and soybean country: the Open Source Ecology project. On the 30 acre Factor e Farm, located about a mile ...
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How open source could help malaria treatment - HealthCanal.com

How open source could help malaria treatment - HealthCanal.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
How open source could help malaria treatmentHealthCanal.comIn open source drug discovery all data and ideas are freely and immediately shared, and anyone may participate at any level. Could an open source model help address malaria?
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Socrates on TV, Courtesy of Alain de Botton (2000)

Socrates on TV, Courtesy of Alain de Botton (2000) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
We could call Alain de Botton, in the classical sense, a philosophical amateur: that is, one who loves philosophy.
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The Fabric of the Cosmos with Brian Greene: Watch the Complete NOVA Series Online

The Fabric of the Cosmos with Brian Greene: Watch the Complete NOVA Series Online | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Forget about inclined planes and pulleys. In this series from the PBS program NOVA, physics is presented as an exotic, mind-bending realm.

The Fabric of the Cosmos, first broadcast in November, follows up on the 2003 Peabody Award-winning The Elegant Universe. Both series are adapted from the best-selling books of host Brian Greene, a mathematician and physicist at Columbia University.

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What to do with Open Source Freeloaders? | Open Source Delivers

What to do with Open Source Freeloaders? | Open Source Delivers | The World of Open | Scoop.it
On occasion, people working on open source projects will lament how a lot of organizations are using the output of the open source project but not contributing back.  For instance, ...
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Open source helicopters trivialize Europe's ODF troubles - ComputerWeekly.com (blog)

Open source helicopters trivialize Europe's ODF troubles - ComputerWeekly.com (blog) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open source helicopters trivialize Europe's ODF troublesComputerWeekly.com (blog)By Mark Ballard on March 6, 2012 12:30 PM | No Comments While technocrats in Westminster and Brussels cringe over the question of open document formats, the US...
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Talend Brings Premier Open Source Data Integration To Big Data - Network World

Talend Brings Premier Open Source Data Integration To Big Data - Network World | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Talend Brings Premier Open Source Data Integration To Big DataNetwork WorldTalend is a bright spot in the commercial open source world. They have taken open source software and built a very successful business around data integration.tools.
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Linux patent defense group expands open-source protection | ZDNet

Linux patent defense group expands open-source protection | ZDNet | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The Open Invention Network, a Linux patent protection consortium, is expanding its defense to related open-source programs such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, (RT @linuxfoundation: Linux patent defense group expands open source protection: http://t.co/s5nwkx0I...
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A Tale of Open Source « adafruit industries blog

A Tale of Open Source « adafruit industries blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
When I started my latest project, a small electric die, I knew several things: I wanted the project to be released as Open Source Hardware, I might want to sell it someday, and I didn’t want to just make an Arduino-compatible board and use the internal pseudorandom number generator. Instead, I was going to implement a random number generator in hardware!
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Torosaurus Style - The Open Source Paleontologist

Torosaurus Style - The Open Source Paleontologist | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A new paper on the Torosaurus / Triceratops issue was just published in PLoS ONE, bringing some additional analysis to the table. I won't comment on it any more here (I'm saving my thoughts for a formal reply on the PLoS ...
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Open Source Parametric CAD « mike estee

Open Source Parametric CAD « mike estee | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open Source Parametric CAD. A little while ago I was sitting in a local cafe eating breakfast. I had my calipers, laptop, and a hobby brushless motor controller out in front of me. I carefully measured each dimension, adding bits ...
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Starting an open source project ~ Salvius Robot

Starting an open source project ~ Salvius Robot | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Salvius the open-source robot is a homemade android that is made from recycled materials and open-source parts.
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Why Open Source Company Culture is Important | Intridea Blog

Why Open Source Company Culture is Important | Intridea Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Why Open Source Company Culture is Important | Intridea Blog http://t.co/UqavVvDF via @intridea...
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JetBrains MPS Adopted by Yet Another Open Source Project - Bradenton Herald

JetBrains MPS Adopted by Yet Another Open Source Project - Bradenton Herald | The World of Open | Scoop.it
JetBrains MPS Adopted by Yet Another Open Source ProjectBradenton HeraldNow JetBrains MPS can also be used for C programming thanks to an open-source tool developed by itemis AG, a new JetBrains partner.
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My Personal Blog: Designing House Using Open Source

My Personal Blog: Designing House Using Open Source | The World of Open | Scoop.it
RT @willysr2804: Designing House Using Open Source Applications: Sweet Home 3D http://t.co/qjecNNfs...
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Vol 1, No 1 (2012)

Journal of European Television History and Culture is to be the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of television studies...

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Overrated: Umberto Eco | Standpoint

Overrated: Umberto Eco | Standpoint | The World of Open | Scoop.it

"When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything."

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Third Open Source GIS Summer School

Third Open Source GIS Summer School, Girona, Spain: The GIS and Remote Sensing Centre (University of Girona, Spa...

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Stellarium: free open source planetarium for your computer

Hope you'll like this one

Enjoy.

-Robert

http://www.stellarium.org/

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
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Dubai welcomes more than 120 authors for five-day Festival of Literature - gulfnews.com

Dubai welcomes more than 120 authors for five-day Festival of Literature - gulfnews.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
gulfnews.comDubai welcomes more than 120 authors for five-day Festival of Literaturegulfnews.comBy Shveta Pathak, Staff Reporter Students perform at the opening of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, 2012, at Al Mamzar Theatre, Dubai...
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Exploring Philosophy - OpenLearn - Open University

Exploring Philosophy - OpenLearn - Open University | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Exploring Philosophy http://t.co/4EDYqjyX via @AddThis...
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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

If you've spent time on a college campus, you'll have heard the name Noam Chomsky uttered in reverent tones.
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Nigeria to host African Conference on Free, Open Source Software - Vanguard

Nigeria to host African Conference on Free, Open Source SoftwareVanguardAbuja – Nigeria will host the 5th African Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) later this month, Mr Dele Ajisomo, the President, Open Source Foundation for...
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The Best Wireless-N Routers for Installing & Running DD-WRT Open-Source Firmware (2012 Updated) | FlashRouters Blog

The Best Wireless-N Routers for Installing & Running DD-WRT Open-Source Firmware (2012 Updated) | FlashRouters Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Special Best of 2012 Wireless Router Deal Extended to 3/31.
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