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Ever wonder what you get when you leverage the power of the open source culture to combat global warming? I didn't. Until I heard about Coalition of the Willing--an animated film about an online war against global warming in a post-Copenhagen world. This is collaboration, participation, and... Read more
5 comments Posted 7 Sep 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Clifton Tunnell, a patent attorney registered to practice before the USPTO and associate of Anderson Dailey, LLP in Atlanta, GA and Andrew Norton of the United States Pirate Party and previously Pirate Party International, presented “Three Strikes and You’re Out” in the Electronic Frontiers... Read more
3 comments Posted 3 Sep 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
The FreeMED Software Foundation has been involved with a medical clinic and teaching project in Guatemala for some time. The project, hosted by Pop-Wuj, a non-profit Spanish language school in Xela (Quetzeltenango), Guatemala, hosts a medical clinic for the poor in the city and surrounding pueblos... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Sep 2010 by Irv Buchbinder Feed
This is an old story--two years old, to be specific. But it was new to me when I heard it at LinuxCon, and it was new to a lot of others in the room too. And it was a great story, so I wanted to share it further. In 2008, the Dutch Ministry of Finance held a competition to design a coin that would... Read more
2 comments Posted 2 Sep 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
It's not too late to sign up. Register to join us at 1 p.m. ET. If you've already registered, the URL and dial-in information are in the email you got after registering. During the webcast, you can ask Stefan questions through Twitter or identi.ca by posting with the #oywf hashtag and @... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Sep 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
One of our frequent writers in the Business channel, Chris Grams, gave the keynote at DrupalCamp Boone today on "Designing culture: The other community plumbing." This post is based on that talk. Drupal is great as a content management system. But as much as we like it, a community is not built by... Read more
1 comment Posted 28 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Rob Cottingham of the Noise to Signal web cartoon attended Karsten Wade's talk on The Open Source Way Handbook at OSCON. He then posted this great cartoon based on the talk. It's a perfect illustration of the ideas in the handbook.
1 comment Posted 27 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
We've waited all summer to find out what will happen when the students who have been working on Diaspora return to school and launch the P2P Facebook killer. Now September has come, and they've broken their long silence. Diaspora will launch on September 15.
2 comments Posted 26 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
We've waited all summer to find out what will happen when the students who have been working on Diaspora return to school and launch the P2P Facebook killer. Now September has come, and they've broken their long silence. Diaspora will launch on September 15.
2 comments Posted 26 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
We’ve accepted the obvious benefits of open source principles in business and education, law and healthcare. Openness, transparency, and knowledge-sharing helps more people prosper more quickly. We theorize that it can work in any endeavor where communal information needs to be collected, shared,... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Aug 2010 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed

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