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Is the very concept of intellectual property outmoded?
Share your thoughts in the comments.
3 comments Posted 20 Sep 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Should any and all information generated with government funding be publicly ava
What do you think? Does the information paid for by taxes in a democracy belong to the people who helped pay for it? Or maybe governments have a right to keep secrets and an interest in doing so--everything can't be open.
10 comments Posted 13 Sep 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Should any and all information generated with government funding be publicly ava
What do you think? Does the information paid for by taxes in a democracy belong to the people who helped pay for it? Or maybe governments have a right to keep secrets and an interest in doing so--everything can't be open.
10 comments Posted 13 Sep 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Open wifi
Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face. Whether it's at airports or hotels, many people opt to use a free network first. Some cities and airports are starting to provide free wireless to the public. Is this a new trend? Are the days of paying... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open wifi
Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face. Whether it's at airports or hotels, many people opt to use a free network first. Some cities and airports are starting to provide free wireless to the public. Is this a new trend? Are the days of paying... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open education and MIT OpenCourseWare
The decision by the MIT faculty in 2001 to allow anyone to use their course content was a groundbreaking move, one that has opened education profoundly. Since then, an estimated 100 million individuals have accessed MIT's resources.
4 comments Posted 30 Aug 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Open education and MIT OpenCourseWare
The decision by the MIT faculty in 2001 to allow anyone to use their course content was a groundbreaking move, one that has opened education profoundly. Since then, an estimated 100 million individuals have accessed MIT's resources.
4 comments Posted 30 Aug 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
We're sure you have some other thoughts on this. Chime in using the comments after you vote.
0 comments Posted 16 Aug 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
We're sure you have some other thoughts on this. Chime in using the comments after you vote.
0 comments Posted 16 Aug 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Karen Sandler, Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation, recently gave a talk at OSCON 2011 explaining why free software is critical on implantable medical devices. (Sandler has a defibrillator.) She's wants the FDA to collect and examine the source code used in such devices, and make the... Read more
3 comments Posted 9 Aug 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed

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