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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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Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Read in Celebrity Voices | Open Culture

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Read in Celebrity Voices | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Meskimen returns with a new cast of characters, and this time he’s reading lines from Marc Antony’s famous speech in Julius Caesar

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Open Source for America | Blog | OSFA responds to draft "Shared ...

Open Source for America applauds OMB's effort to increase the efficiency of the Federal IT budget through the principles of commoditization, reuse, sharing, and collaboration described in the draft IT Shared Services Policy ...
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Should You Keep Your Website Open Source?

Should You Keep Your Website Open Source? | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Many options out there are proprietary, sold by commercial vendors and private developers, but in some situations, it is much better for your website and your business to use free and open source software for your website.
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PCQuest : Top Stories : Taking the Open Source Pill

PCQuest : Top Stories : Taking the Open Source Pill | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Contrary to belief, Open Source apps are widely used across SMEs, and are easy to install and maintain.
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Open Source Tackles Healthcare In Places Microsoft Can’t

Open Source Tackles Healthcare In Places Microsoft Can’t | The World of Open | Scoop.it
At one hospital in Kano, Nigeria, 50 babies are born each day. And it's not exactly prepared to handle them all.
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Open Source Education | TuxRadar Linux

Open Source Education | TuxRadar Linux | The World of Open | Scoop.it
That's exactly what a group of professors and hackers called Teaching Open Source has set out to do for the past few years; instead of "studying abroad" in, say, Brazil, students have their immersion experience in Fedora.
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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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FTDI adds touch capability to its open source platform | SMART Group

You are here: Home » Industry News » FTDI adds touch capability to its open source platform. SMART Group - Surface Mount and Related Technologies. Home · About SMART · Statement of Aims · Membership · Membership ...
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Open Source Migration Checklist - PC Quest

PC QuestOpen Source Migration ChecklistPC QuestMigrating to open source may present a lucrative opportunity for cost savings in an organization, but there are several things that need to be kept in mind while doing the same so as to avoid any...
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A Database

A Database | The World of Open | Scoop.it
"A Database is a pioneering open-source research engine and digital archive for contemporary visual culture." http://t.co/qHKOtmJM...
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Open Source Urbanism | Open Source City | urbanohumano

Open Source Urbanism | Open Source City | urbanohumano | The World of Open | Scoop.it
#OpenSource #Urbanism | Open Source City http://t.co/RKhfhYoP via @urbanohumano cc @CommonSenseCity @mbauwens @pasqualelm @monsieurgustave...
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Richard Brautigan's Story, 'One Afternoon in 1939 ... - Open Culture

Richard Brautigan's Story, 'One Afternoon in 1939 ... - Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Today is the birthday of Richard Brautigan, whose funny and imaginative books were a touchstone for the 1960s counterculture and have remained an.
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