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Free Philip K. Dick: Download 11 Great Science Fiction Stories

Free Philip K. Dick: Download 11 Great Science Fiction Stories | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Although he died when he was only 53 years old, Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982) published 44 novels and 121 short stories during his lifetime and solidified his position as arguably the most literary of science fiction writers.
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Calling All Disruptive, Boundary-Smashing, Distributive Enterprise Heavyweights | Factor E Farm Blog

Calling All Disruptive, Boundary-Smashing, Distributive Enterprise Heavyweights | Factor E Farm Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
We are recruiting a Co-Founder to join the team at Factor e Farm. This blog post describes this offer.
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10 Free Open Source E-commerce Shopping Cart Applications ...

10 Free Open Source E-commerce Shopping Cart Applications ... | The World of Open | Scoop.it
OsCommerce is one of the most popular open source shopping cart tools and it is free to use under the GNU General Public License. It has a user friendly interface and it is used by more than 228700 stores online.
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Veritas et Venustas: OpenStreetMap, The Video

Veritas et Venustas: OpenStreetMap, The Video | The World of Open | Scoop.it
RT @jmassengale: Open Source Maps, the Video - a beautiful video by an open source competitor to Google Maps http://t.co/Mtp6nPuq...
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Open*Health: 2011 in review | opensource.com

Open*Health: 2011 in review | opensource.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it

This year has seen a good deal of discussion about the escalating costs of healthcare and shrinking access to it. Most of the discussion has centered around how to fix the problems with a series of buzzwords entering our lexicon, ACO, patient-centered health, EHR-EMR-HIT interoperability, and pay-for-performance among them.

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Open Source Software used in PlayStation®Vita

Open Source Software used in PlayStation Vita #psvita http://t.co/rpBtu70e ...
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The 10 Most Important Open Source Projects of 2011 | Linux.com

The 10 Most Important Open Source Projects of 2011 | Linux.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
What were the most important open source projects of 2011? If you guessed Linux, Hadoop, or Puppet, you might just be right.
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Drinking with William Faulkner | Open Culture

Drinking with William Faulkner | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Civilization begins with distillation, William Faulkner once said, and like many of the great writers of the 20th century -- Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott.
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Researchers publish open-source tool for hacking WiFi Protected Setup

Researchers publish open-source tool for hacking WiFi Protected Setup | The World of Open | Scoop.it
New tools exploit a vulnerability in the configuration of the WiFi Protected Setup feature, which allows attackers to crack the PIN code for wireless routers and gain unfettered access to their networks.
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TEDxBrussels - David Cuartielles - Open Source Hardware-

David Cuartielles is a Spanish microchip engineer, Independent Design Professional, and Electronics Laboratory Director at Malmo University, Sweden. David is...
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Open Source tools for education

Open Source tools for education | The World of Open | Scoop.it
I’ve been asked to speak at the annual technology conference of the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities. While this is a huge honor, it’s also rather intimidating.
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Open Source Exposed: The Future of Software is in Data

Open Source Exposed: The Future of Software is in Data | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Stephen O'Grady on Software's Future Direction (Open Source Exposed: The Future of Software is in Data http://t.co/W57ETJsG...)...
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Move The Web Forward | Guide to getting involved with standards and browser development

Move The Web Forward | Guide to getting involved with standards and browser development | The World of Open | Scoop.it
What you can do as a front-end developer (RT @addy_osmani: If you're looking for a new year's resolution for 2012, why not consider contributing to an open-source project?
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QuNeo, Multi-touch Open Source MIDI & USB Pad Controller

QuNeo is a break-through pad controller for electronic musicians, digital DJs, VJs & DIY hackers providing multi-touch control.
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A Young Frank Zappa Plays the Bicycle on The Steve Allen Show (1963)

A Young Frank Zappa Plays the Bicycle on The Steve Allen Show (1963) | The World of Open | Scoop.it


Last week we gave you John Cage performing his avant-garde composition Water Walk on the CBS game show “I’ve Got a Secret” in 1960.
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Open-source solar PV monitoring system « adafruit industries blog

Open-source solar PV monitoring system « adafruit industries blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits : Blog - MiniPOV SpokePOV Tools MintyBoost Gift Certificates AVR Development Arduino Useful stuff BoArduino TV-B-Gone Game of Life Propeller SIM reader Drawdio XBee Fuzebox Tweet-a-Watt Wires,...
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MusOpen.org is Commissioning the Prague Symphony Orchestra this January

MusOpen.org is Commissioning the Prague Symphony Orchestra this January | The World of Open | Scoop.it

It looks like 2012 is going to be a great year for free culture. Possibly my favorite development is that MusOpen has organized its planned symphony recordings for this January. In September, 2010, the free culture organization raised over $68,000 (several times their $11,000 goal) through a Kickstarter campaign, with the intent of commissioning a "internationally renowned orchestra" to perform the Beethoven, Brahms, Sibelius, and Tchaikovsky symphonies.

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Timbuktu Chronicles: FabScan | open source 3D scanner

Timbuktu Chronicles: FabScan | open source 3D scanner | The World of Open | Scoop.it
FabScan which is an opensource kit-set 3D scanner that generates point cloud data from any 3D form with an ordinary webcam and laser line level...FabScan, true to maker traditions is housed in a well designed laser cut ...
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Two Decades of Linux: the Big Open Source Stories of 2011

Two Decades of Linux: the Big Open Source Stories of 2011 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In 1999, Linux founder Linus Torvalds joked about plans for world domination. But as the Linux kernel celebrated its 20th birthday this year, Linux, and open source in general, have achieved a limited version of world ...
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Errol Morris: Two Essential Truths About Photography | Open Culture

Errol Morris: Two Essential Truths About Photography | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
In this video created by the Guardian, writer and award-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris talks about the nature of truth, art, and propaganda in.
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50 Open Source Technologies / Projects to Look Out For in 2012

50 Open Source Technologies / Projects to Look Out For in 2012 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
 
The open source movement continues to strengthen every year, such that no matter who you are, what software you use, what book you read, whatever you do somewhere along the line open source software is in use.
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Thoughts on Technology: Dear Open Source Free Loaders

Thoughts on Technology: Dear Open Source Free Loaders | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Dear Open Source Free Loaders http://t.co/G979j9iK [don't be one...participate] #opensource...
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OpenBCI

For more than a decade brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) have been a fashionable topic of several "proof of concept" studies. Time has come to combine the achievements of technology, psychophysics, neuroinformatics and all the relevant sciences into appliances that can help patients with dramatically limited communication possibilities.

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The Top Five Linux Stories of 2011 | ZDNet

The Top Five Linux Stories of 2011 | ZDNet | The World of Open | Scoop.it
2011 was a big year for Linux, but then what year isn’t a big one for Linux these days?
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Home | OpenEnergyMonitor

Home | OpenEnergyMonitor | The World of Open | Scoop.it

This is a project to develop and build open-source energy monitoring, control and analysis tools for energy efficiency and distributed renewable generation.

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