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SXSWi: The open agenda

SXSW Interactive gets started this week, and there are a lot of sessions on the agenda with topics related to the open source way. Music collaboration, open government, Creative Commons... nearly every time slot has at least one session I want to tell opensource.com readers about. Below is my "open agenda" for the week with a quick summary based on the abstracts available. I know there are things I'm missing--feel free to leave comments with sessions you think should be on the list or places I should check out. » Read more

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Poll: Which type of session is most appealing?

We'll be attending Red Hat Summit / JBoss World this year in Boston, MA from May 3-6, 2011. The opensource.com team has a speaking slot on Friday morning and we'd like your help to determine what we should focus us. Thanks for your feedback.

If you voted "Other," please use the comments to explain.

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The role of open source in emerging economies: A Malaysian success story

2010 has been a fantastic year for open source. The progress that Malaysia has made with open source has caught the attention of governments of developed and emerging economies. I would like to share some of the opportunities, challenges, and future benefits that open source can continue to offer to economies such as Malaysia. » Read more

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Mozilla Drumbeat festival report--Add your notes

Right now the demand for access to learning is rising like the average temperature throughout the globe, flooding traditional institutional capacity. At the same time the web offers all-new possibilities for how we can both connect and share information.

How can the practitioners of the open-source software movement develop and share new tools and practices to foster learning?

What are the most successful ways to supplement and to replace the traditional university's functions of knowledge transmission, socialization, and accreditation? » Read more

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I frag better than you, and I do it in Linux*

I learned two things today. OK, let's hope that in a full day of Ohio LinuxFest, I learned more than two things. But these are the two relevant to this post:

1. People are still having LAN parties, even the Internet-disconnected kind.

2. They're doing it on Linux. » Read more

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Project Cauã: Jon "maddog" Hall on creating a sustainable network of entrepreneurs from system administrators in Brazil

I've been hearing Jon "maddog" Hall talk about Project Cauã for a while now, and I've seen mention of it here and there. But his Ohio LinuxFest keynote, "Project Cauã: Creating Sustainable Computing Jobs in the Developing World," was the first time I got to hear a full description of the plan. In case you haven't had a chance to read about it either, here's the plan he outlined. » Read more

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Ohio LinuxFest recap: Open marketing, not obscure marketing

Robyn Bergeron gave a Friday talk at Ohio LinuxFest titled "OM NOM - Open marketing--not obscure marketing." This post is based on her talk.

Marketing is typically done in a room of people who are removed from those who develop the things they're marketing. Open marketing (not obscured marketing!) is about turning that paradigm upside-down and doing marketing as openly as development. » Read more

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Ohio LinuxFest

These are the links and slides from our talk in the Ohio LinuxFest Medical Track on Friday, Sept. 10.

Relevant links » Read more

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Where's opensource.com this August?

Find out where the opensource.com team will be August 2010 and if you know of an event and think we should be there--tell us about it. » Read more

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Tell your story with opensource.com at the Summit

Earlier this year, Red Hat launched opensource.com as a way to shine a light on the places where the open source way is multiplying ideas and effort beyond technology. The open source way is more than a development model; it defines the characteristics of a culture. Openness. Transparency. Collaboration. Diversity. Rapid prototyping.

Through opensource.com, we want to find out where the open source way is headed next. Hear what you're doing. Tell you how to get involved. Help you apply it to your life and the world around you. » Read more

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