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A few months ago, I wondered: Can open source create better prosthetics? I've been meaning to revisit the topic and see what kind of progress the project is making. While writing that first article, I learned that the leaders of the project were struggling with collaborative tools and multiple... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Nov 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
The Zimmer Twins is a Canadian project that combines crowdsourcing with children and animation. And makes money doing it. The site has been around for five years and accomplished quite a bit, but if like me, you're not Canadian and don't have pre-teen kid, you may never have heard of it.
2 comments Posted 2 Nov 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Open field
The opensouce.com community is growing fast, and we're trying to figure out who we are and what we care about. The more we know about ourselves, the more relevant our content and discussions will be. These polls aren't scientific, but they will give us a useful snapshot of of our growing community... Read more
5 comments Posted 1 Nov 2010 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Open field
The opensouce.com community is growing fast, and we're trying to figure out who we are and what we care about. The more we know about ourselves, the more relevant our content and discussions will be. These polls aren't scientific, but they will give us a useful snapshot of of our growing community... Read more
5 comments Posted 1 Nov 2010 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Yesterday, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate took the stage at the 2010 TEDMED Conference in San Diego, CA, to announce a new public challenge to come up with creative ideas on how we can prepare communities before disaster strikes. 
0 comments Posted 29 Oct 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Professionally and personally, we are an increasingly digital culture. The physical distribution channels for information, data, news, stories, and conversation we learned from as young minds are waning in popularity. Books, TV, tapes, CDs, radio, newspapers, and magazines are in decline as the... Read more
1 comment Posted 29 Oct 2010 by Cheryl McKinnon Feed
Open source dating you say? We'll get there. First things first, what an impressive resume. I discovered Micki Krimmel on Twitter (@Mickipedia) and was immediately impressed by her breadth of experience in community building. Krimmel is the founder and CEO of NeighborGoods.net, a community where... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Oct 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
On Thursday, Oct 21, opensource.com will host a webcast with Joseph Reagle, a leading scholar and expert on Wikipedia's collaborative culture. He is also the author of the new book on the subject, “Good Faith Collaboration.”
1 comment Posted 19 Oct 2010 by Jonathan Opp Feed
Joan Siefert Rose is the president of CED, a 25-year-old organization with 5,500 active members who promote and work to accelerate the entrepreneurial culture in North Carolina and the Research Triangle area in particular. She gave a talk at today's TEDx Raleigh event outlining the six symptoms of... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Oct 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Song hojun is an engineer. His background is electrical engineering and computer science--he completed his Master's at ICU Engineering in Korea. He works on things like satellites and sophisticated machines designed to avert war.
0 comments Posted 15 Oct 2010 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed

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