We've posted here before about the Kickstarter process. So we thought we'd talk with one of its artists about going from traditional publishing to ransoming.
Yesterday The Guardian reported on Living Stories, a Google Labs project tested over the last few months with the help of the New York Times and the Washington Post. Now they're turning it over to the open source community. We've all heard that the face of journalism is changing. We've seen it with... Read more
"Open source is a good idea, but no one uses it in the real world." "We can't risk our business on open source--where are the major players?" "We need to know it can work." If you've worked in the IT industry for the past ten years or so, you can remember similar quotes.
If you're browsing the web looking for sites about open source healthcare, here are five I found interesting. There are a ton of sites out there, and I tried to stay away from those that talked strictly about software--instead focusing on those that tackled the issues in open source ways beyond... Read more
It looks like OPEN Forum, American Express’ small business community recently got a little more...open. AMEX has removed the restriction to just card members and allows LinkedIn logins [to comment]. LinkedIn is a site where you can host your professional network of trusted contacts. We told you... Read more
The Museum of Craft & Folk Art in San Francisco recently hosted an Open Source Embroidery exhibit. The program, which ran from October 2009 to January 2010, was curated by Ele Carpenter, an independent curator and researcher based in Northeast Sweden and the UK.
Dear Flying Dog, I know that you've moved from your cozy spot in Denver, Colorado to Frederick, Maryland, but you've had time to settle in. It's time for you to revitalize the Open Source Beer Project. Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to try the Wild Dog Collaborator Dopplebock (love the name... Read more
A few folks from Red Hat's video team had the opportunity last summer to attend the first Open Video Conference in New York. We met some inspiring, open minded, and highly motived people and even got the chance to talk to a few of them on camera. (You know, just doing our job.) One person that we... Read more
Before the January 12 earthquake, widely available maps of the country of Haiti had little more than a few highways and roads. The capital city of Port-au-Prince was a shaded outline that suggested a city. The problem was that Haiti, the poorest country in the western hemisphere, had been ignored... Read more