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How to Run Android Apps on a PC

How to Run Android Apps on a PC | The World of Open | Scoop.it
As Android continues to win market share despite being a very young mobile operating system, the number of applications for it is rising too. Many of us have favorite apps, but we use them almost exclusively on smartphones or tablets.
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8 Best Open Source Searchengines built on top of Lucene

8 Best Open Source Searchengines built on top of Lucene. Lucene is most powerful and widely used Search engine. Here is the list of 7 search engines which is built on top of Lucene. You could imagine how powerful they are.
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Dickens v. Lawyers

Dickens v. Lawyers | The World of Open | Scoop.it
One form of wickedness Charles Dickens decried still haunts us, proud and unrepentant: the lawyer.
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Five open source hardware projects that could change the world - The H Open Source: News and Features

Five open source hardware projects that could change the world - The H Open Source: News and Features | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Open source hardware is increasingly making the news but could it change the world?
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The KDE Education Project - Marble

The KDE Education Project - Marble | The World of Open | Scoop.it

For a short introduction into Marble you might want to have a look at the slides of our presentation about Marble at Akademy / GCDS 2009. A Open Source Atlas...

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Game Changer: Open Source Mapping in Windows

Game Changer: Open Source Mapping in Windows | The World of Open | Scoop.it
One of the trepidations I have with teaching mapping courses using open source is that it usually requires some modicum of programming which is always way beyond the scope of any beginner class about making maps.
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Google Summer of Code 2012 is on!

Google Summer of Code 2012 is on! | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I am proud to share the news that Google Summer of Code 2012 was announced this morning at FOSDEM.This will be the 8th year for Google Summer of Code, an innovative program dedicated to introducing students from colleges and universities around the...
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Google Summer of Code 2012 is on! - Google Open Source Blog

Google Summer of Code 2012 is on! - Google Open Source Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
News about Google"s Open Source projects and programs (Google Open Source Blog: Google Summer of Code 2012 is on!
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Not Invented Here by Barnes, Southworth, and Zugale

Not Invented Here by Barnes, Southworth, and Zugale | The World of Open | Scoop.it
"Dingoes are responsible for thirteen percent of all open source forks." - http://t.co/9qLlxpQC...
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Panton Principles » Panton Fellowships

The Panton Fellowships, funded by Open Society Foundations and coordinated by the Open Knowledge Foundation, will be awarded to scientists who actively promote open data in science.

We believe that “open data means better science“. Panton Fellows will explore and support this concept. They will endorse the Panton Principles for making scientific data open, and will promote the value of open data in all areas of science.

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why scientists want to starve a publishing beast » weird things

why scientists want to starve a publishing beast » weird things | The World of Open | Scoop.it

After my first introduction to the business model employed by publishers of scientific papers, I had an urge to apply for a job with one as quickly as possible.

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The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. ...
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Join the M revolution | opensource.com

Join the M revolution | opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In both cases you will be using an Open Source implementation of M, called GT.M [3], developed and maintained by Fisglobal [4]. Where can I learn more about M? This article is intended to be the first in a series.
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2012: Open innovation for government | opensource.com

2012: Open innovation for government | opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Thus far, we've focused our work in three core areas: (1) helping governments adopt open source practices so that they can benefit from each other's investments in technology; (2) supporting the development of "open ...
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Gooru | About Gooru

Gooru is an online study tool that allows you to explore and study over 2,600 standards-aligned and personalized study guides.

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An Animated History Of Aviation: From da Vinci’s Sketches to Apollo 11

An Animated History Of Aviation: From da Vinci’s Sketches to Apollo 11 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
It starts with Leonardo's da Vinci's famous sketches of flying machines, then moves to the first hot air balloon launched by the Montgolfier Brothers in 1783, the gliders created by Sir George Cayley (1804), and the Wright Brothers' first flight...
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A Crash Course in World History

A Crash Course in World History | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Give John Green 40 weeks, and Green will give you a playful and highly visual crash course in world history, taking you from the beginning of human civilization 15,000 years ago through to our modern age.

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Bill Gates is Hijacking Open Source While Attacking It Using ...

Bill Gates is Hijacking Open Source While Attacking It Using ... | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Response to reputation laundering from Wired Magazine, the latest nonsense from Microsoft's lobbyist Florian Müller, an update on Microsoft's trolling against Android, and a little more of Apple's.
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The Difference Between Online Knowledge and Truly Open Knowledge - The Atlantic

The Difference Between Online Knowledge and Truly Open Knowledge - The Atlantic | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The AtlanticThe Difference Between Online Knowledge and Truly Open KnowledgeThe AtlanticBy CW Anderson Liberation from the bounds of books and libraries doesn't mean freedom from the constraints of corporate power and culture.
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Mozilla's 3 bold bets to keep the Web open

Mozilla's 3 bold bets to keep the Web open | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Google's latest agreement with Mozilla will ironically fund three new areas of competition between Google and Mozilla (RT @BrendanEich: Mozilla's 3 bold bets to keep the Web open http://t.co/2O0K0P7b...)...
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Open Source HTML5 Charts & Graphs – Flotr2

Open Source HTML5 Charts & Graphs – Flotr2 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Free Web Resources Everyday - WebResourcesDepot (Open Source HTML5 Charts & Graphs – Flotr2 http://t.co/ULwjW20S via @zite...)...
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Open Source Initiative affiliates announced at FOSDEM - The H Open Source: News and Features

Open Source Initiative affiliates announced at FOSDEM - The H Open Source: News and Features | The World of Open | Scoop.it
As part of a wider reformation of the OSI, twelve new affiliates, including Apache, Eclipse, Mozilla and Linux Foundation, and a plan to open the open source defining organisation to personal membership, are announced at FOSDEM (The H - Open Source...
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FSFE - Free Software Foundation Europe

FSFE - Free Software Foundation Europe | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Non profit organisation working to create general understanding and support for software freedom. Includes news, events, and campaigns.
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400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities | Open Culture | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners

400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities | Open Culture | 21st Century Tools for Teaching-People and Learners | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Free online courses from the world's leading universities. Download 400 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard & Berkeley to your computer or mp3 player.
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The open source behind gov.uk revealed - The H

The open source behind gov.uk revealed - The H | The World of Open | Scoop.it
BBC NewsThe open source behind gov.uk revealedThe HSource: gov.uk While the UK government's plans for wider adoption of open source have been uneven in their application, the new beta version of the gov.uk web site should give proprietary software...
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