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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more! Open source news roundup for November 22 to 28, 2014
1 comment Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
The use of Creative Commons as a licensing mechanism is continuing to grow at a fantastic pace. In this report, learn more about the size and breakdown of Creative Common material available for reuse.
1 comment Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Creative Commons Feed
Grumpy cat graphic by Kimberly Keyes
Inkscape tutorial for tracing an image. For the purpose of this demonstration, I’m using Inkscape for Linux Mint.
0 comments Posted 4 Nov 2014 by Kim Keyes Feed
Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council have announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition, an important standard that communicates the fundamental legal conditions that make content and data open.
0 comments Posted 24 Oct 2014 by Timothy Vollmer Feed
In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22 scheduled languages of India and has a literary heritage of more than 5,000 years. There are documents for more than 3,500 years, and the rest are... Read more
4 comments Posted 22 Oct 2014 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the future of Linux, Google's Internet of Things (IoT) standard, a new Code.org crowdfunding campaign, and more! Open source news for your reading pleasure. October 4 - 10, 2014
0 comments Posted 10 Oct 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Women in computing and open source v5
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups... Read more
1 comment Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
2 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com. These three parties co-hosted an Open Education Resources (OER) summer camp on Luxi Island off the coast of China. For Wenzhou Medical University, the summer camp had been a part of... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Jane Park Feed
10 ways to fund, write, distribute, and maintain a book; example is The Nature of Code by Daniel Shiffman.
2 comments Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed

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