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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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Open source controller framework lets you add the finishing touch - Engadget

Open source controller framework lets you add the finishing touch - Engadget | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open source controller framework lets you add the finishing touchEngadgetKeen to dismantle any technical barriers, Alex created a step-by-step Instructable, but you'll still need to get your hands dirty with Arduino and some circuitry.
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The Anvil Podcast - Celestia

The Anvil Podcast - Celestia | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I recently spoke with Chris Laurel of the Celestia project. Celestia is a 3-D planetarium.
If the embedded player doesn’t work for you, you can download the audio directly in either mp3 or ogg format.
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore: An Oscar-Nominated Film for Book Lovers

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore: An Oscar-Nominated Film for Book Lovers | The World of Open | Scoop.it


The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore offers a modern tribute to an old world.
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Aero-engineers debut open-source fluid dynamics design application - PhysOrg.com

Aero-engineers debut open-source fluid dynamics design applicationPhysOrg.comAt a recent demonstration, the Stanford team debuted "Stanford University Unstructured" (SU2), an open-source application that models the effects of fluids moving over aerodynamic...
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List of Africa FOSS Communities / Liste des Communautés Africaines du Logiciels Libres | Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa

List of Africa FOSS Communities / Liste des Communautés Africaines du Logiciels Libres | Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa | The World of Open | Scoop.it
RT @phat_controller: Help FOSSFA crowdsource a complete list of free & open-source associations in Africa http://t.co/SkyPWCL6 #ict4d #foss #FOSSFA...
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KDE 4.8 Released - Slashdot

KDE 4.8 Released - Slashdot | The World of Open | Scoop.it
jrepin writes "The KDE community has released version 4.8 of their Free and open source software bundle. The new version provides many new features, improved stability, and increased performance.
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Top 11 Citizen Science Projects of 2011 | SciStarter Blog

Top 11 Citizen Science Projects of 2011 | SciStarter Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Covering the people, projects, and phenomena of citizen science...
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Jim Henson short explains "Data Communications" for Bell execs, 1963 - Boing Boing

Jim Henson short explains "Data Communications" for Bell execs, 1963 - Boing Boing | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Joly sez, "Jim Henson made this film in 1963 for The Bell System.

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When Should Open Source Be Written Into Law?

When Should Open Source Be Written Into Law? | The World of Open | Scoop.it
As a systems administrator, I tend to think about source code and computing platform in large numbers.
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Open-Source A.I. Prof. Sebastian Thrun Leaves Stanford, Launches Startup "Udacity" | WiredAcademic

Open-Source A.I. Prof. Sebastian Thrun Leaves Stanford, Launches Startup "Udacity" | WiredAcademic | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Does Thrun's departure from Stanford threaten the potential of his courses? Will he have fewer students and impact by being divorced from a notable American tech institution like Carnegie Mellon or Stanford?
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Open Science And The Econoblogosphere

Interesting article in the Times about the push for “open science”, bypassing the traditional structure of refereed journals in favor of a sort of fluid, self-policing online community. I can’t and won’t weigh in on this issue with regards to hard science, but I think there are some interesting parallels with what has been happening in economics.

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A Rare Interview with Fritz Lang and His 1931 ... - Open Culture

A Rare Interview with Fritz Lang and His 1931 ... - Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I made my films with a kind of sleepwalking security, says Fritz Lang. I did things which I thought were right. Period. Thus begins this fascinating.
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Linux Mint 13 gets back to desktop basics - InfoWorld

Linux Mint 13 gets back to desktop basics - InfoWorld | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Linux Mint 13 gets back to desktop basicsInfoWorldBy Joab Jackson | IDG News Service Bucking the trend of increasingly experimental desktop interfaces, the developers behind the Linux Mint are adopting a simpler desktop for the next version of the...
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Marseille's Cultural Renaissance - Wall Street Journal

Marseille's Cultural Renaissance - Wall Street Journal | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalMarseille's Cultural RenaissanceWall Street Journal"We were encouraged by the wonderful impact opening up the waterfront had on that city." The city's skyline has also begun to be transformed.
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Digital Textbooks Go Straight From Scientists to Students

Digital Textbooks Go Straight From Scientists to Students | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A year ago, electronic textbook publishers turned down David Johnston's big idea: the first interactive marine science textbook.

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Coquette: FLORA: Open-Source Wearable Electronics Platform

Coquette: FLORA: Open-Source Wearable Electronics Platform | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Fashion technology is one of my passions and it's always exciting for me to see more movement in this direction. Adafruit just announced their new open-source wearable electronics platform, FLORA. What does this mean?
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Top 13 New Open-Source Projects of 2011 - eWeek

Top 13 New Open-Source Projects of 2011 - eWeek | The World of Open | Scoop.it
eWeekTop 13 New Open-Source Projects of 2011eWeekBy Darryl K. Taft on 2012-01-24 Black Duck Software has announced its 2011 Open Source Rookies of the Year list of the top 10 new open-source projects—and three honorable mentions—to hit the streets.
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Sourcefabric | Airtime

Sourcefabric | Airtime | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Sourcefabric provides open source tools and services for journalists including Airtime for radio automation and Newscoop CMS for newspapers.
(RT @Sourcefabric: Airtime 2.0 is out!
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Google Sky Map Moving To Open Source | xda-developers

Google Sky Map Moving To Open Source | xda-developers | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Of all the apps that Google has launched over the years the only one I use on a consistent basis is Sky Map.
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DDWRT or Tomato

DDWRT or Tomato | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Lets get a good debate going between the 2 most popular firmware mods for these routers. Pros? Cons? Crazy things you have done with these firmware versions?
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Open-sourcing Sky Map and collaborating with Carnegie Mellon ...

While I'm happy it will live on as an open source project, it really is a showcase for how you can use the various features of your phone as a learning and discovery tool. As a child I grew up with DOS programs like skyglobe ...
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Cambridge Nights: Late Night TV-Style Show Takes Deep Look at Scientific Thinking

Cambridge Nights: Late Night TV-Style Show Takes Deep Look at Scientific Thinking | The World of Open | Scoop.it


Cambridge, Massachusetts is one of the world's great intellectual crossroads.
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BodyControlled #2 – “matter-incompatible

BodyControlled #2 – “matter-incompatible” | The World of Open | Scoop.it
This event looks very good, free, great music and performances in Berlin. Wish I could attend.
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The Disney Cartoon That Introduced Mickey Mouse ... - Open Culture

The Disney Cartoon That Introduced Mickey Mouse ... - Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In 1927, The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson, one of the first great talkies to use synchronized singing and speech, hit American theaters and thrilled.
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