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How Film Was Made: A Kodak Nostalgia Moment | Open Culture

How Film Was Made: A Kodak Nostalgia Moment | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Contact Us · Subscribe · Follow · Fan · open culture. The best free cultural & educational media on the web. Audio Books · Online Courses · Movies · Language Lessons · eBooks · Cultural Icons ...
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Open source USB stack freestanding demo | Dangerous Prototypes

Open source USB stack freestanding demo | Dangerous Prototypes | The World of Open | Scoop.it
An open source USB stack has been in development in our forum for some time. Up until now it was integrated into the sources code of the specific devices we used like the Bus Pirate, or the IR toy. Now there is a freestanding ...
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92 Open Source Apps That Replace Everyday Software - Datamation

92 Open Source Apps That Replace Everyday Software - Datamation | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Some of the best open source applications available for home, school, small business or enterprise users.
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Apelon Announces Availability of a Completely Open Source Terminology Management Solution

Apelon Announces Availability of a Completely Open Source Terminology Management Solution | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Apelon, Inc., a leading provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced that its open source Distributed Terminology System (Open DTS) terminology server now supports the open source MySQL database system. As a result, the healthcare industry now has access to a completely open source solution for the management and deployment of healthcare data standards

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Geographic Overview | PlanetLabEurope

PlanetLab Europe's control centre in Paris is federated with the worldwide PlanetLab control centre in Princeton. PlanetLab Europe is also currently federated with several other PlanetLab-based testbeds, including PlanetLab Japan and Private PlanetLab Korea, as shown in the map below.

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The Science of Magic Series

The Science of Magic Series | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The Science of Magic is a series of easy to do magic tricks made available for the purpose of teaching students about how to apply the scientific method in, what I hope will be, a fun and informative way.

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Build a Small Radar System Capable of Sensing Range, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging

Build a Small Radar System Capable of Sensing Range, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Are you interested in building and testing your own imaging radar system?
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FreeBSD Takes The Wraps Off 9.0

FreeBSD Takes The Wraps Off 9.0 | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Innovation and development are going strong in the FreeBSD project as they release the latest version of their open source operating system, FreeBSD 9.0.
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ClubHack 2009 -Open source for securing data with advanced Crypto-Steganography technology

ClubHack 2009 Hacking and Security Conference Speaker: Suhas Desaiyoutube.com...
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Big Switch Networks Open Sources OpenFlow Controller Software - CRN

Big Switch Networks Open Sources OpenFlow Controller Software - CRN | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Big Switch Networks Open Sources OpenFlow Controller SoftwareCRNBy Chad Berndtson, CRN Network virtualization startup Big Switch Networks this week confirmed the release of an open-source controller based on OpenFlow, the increasingly popular...
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A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies

A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Note: If you're having problems viewing the film, you can access it on YouTube here, here, and here: In his 1998 essay, 'Scorsese Learns From Those Who Went Before Him,' Roger Ebert writes, 'There is no greater American filmmaker right now than...
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Typography for Lawyers

Seven essential qualities of open source http://t.co/BNnemP6Y via @addthis #ukrel11...
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Fellini's Fantastic TV Commercials | Open Culture

Fellini's Fantastic TV Commercials | Open Culture | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Last month we brought you some little-known soap commercials by Ingmar Bergman. Today we present a series of lyrical television advertisements made by the.
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NASA clears the runway for open source software

NASA clears the runway for open source software | The World of Open | Scoop.it
The NASA Open Government Initiative has launched a new website to expand the agency's open source software development.
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Apple Releases Free iTunesU App & Enhanced University Courses (Plus Textbooks)

Apple Releases Free iTunesU App & Enhanced University Courses (Plus Textbooks) | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Analysts expect Apple to sell 48 million iPads this year, with new hardware and software driving the sales.
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The Quantum ORD bot at Buildlog.Net Blog

The Quantum ORD bot at Buildlog.Net Blog | The World of Open | Scoop.it

The result is the ORD Bot 3D printer platform. The structure and linear bearings are 100% MakerSlide. The motion is smooth, ridged and accurate . The parts are cheap. This uses less than $60 dollars worth of MakerSlide rail, wheels and idler pulleys. The rest are off the shelf items or fabricated by CNC router, laser cutter, 3D printer or other means.

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stamen design | What we did in 2011

stamen design | What we did in 2011 | The World of Open | Scoop.it

2011 was the year data visualization and custom mapping moved firmly into the mainstream of digital design work, and our client roster at least partially reflects this trend. We also saw two major museums recognize this kind of work, signaling a growing understanding that this work is moving from the realms of research into genre. Open source projects continued to be a major source of interest and value for our projects, client-facing and otherwise. And we took two first quiet steps into product design based on open data, both directly supporting the efforts of the mapping volunteers at Open Street Map, whose efforts are increasingly being seen as a reliable alternative to propietary geographic solutions

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Spark Cluster Computing Framework

Spark Cluster Computing Framework | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Spark is a fast, in-memory cluster computing framework with a language-integrated interface in Scala. It shines at iterative MapReduce (e.g. machine learning) and interactive data mining, where keeping data in memory provides substantial speedups.
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Open Science, Numberplay style!

Open Science, Numberplay style! | The World of Open | Scoop.it
A variant on the traveling salesman problem, designed to showcase Numberplay's problem solving "collaboratory" in line with the Science Times cover article.
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‘Open Science’ Challenges Journal Tradition With Web Collaboration

‘Open Science’ Challenges Journal Tradition With Web Collaboration | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Many scientists want to open up an age-old system of submitting private research to commercial journals that they say is hidebound, expensive and elitist.
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Open Climate Science 101

Open Climate Science 101 | The World of Open | Scoop.it

Three thousand non-science major undergraduates at the University of Chicago have taken this class since 1995, and learned the science behind the forecast for a human influence on Earth's climate. The story combines physics, chemistry, biology, and Earth and atmospheric science.

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Using open source to build the ultimate walled garden - ITworld.com

Using open source to build the ultimate walled garden - ITworld.com | The World of Open | Scoop.it
SYS-CON MediaUsing open source to build the ultimate walled gardenITworld.comThat's no slam on OpenStack, mind you: the Rackspace-owned cloud computing project is much-beloved in the open source community for the technology and the Apache license...
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Raven Surgical Robots: Open Source Collaboration for Universities | HealthWorks Collective

Raven Surgical Robots: Open Source Collaboration for Universities | HealthWorks Collective | The World of Open | Scoop.it
As the article mentions we are all pretty much aware of the daVinci robot for many image sur (Raven Surgical Robots: Open Source Collaboration for Universities by @medicalquack http://t.co/cEErWqhx...)...
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'Open-source' robotic surgery platform going to top medical research labs

'Open-source' robotic surgery platform going to top medical research labs | The World of Open | Scoop.it
Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the United States.
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