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Group remixes a copyrighted song to spread open technology

David Mason ( @dcm ) and Heather LaGarde ( @heatherlagarde ) were interested in expressing open source in other ways and wanted to help spread mobile...Read more

Self-publishing is an open process

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People want access to content. And creative commons allowed me to give them access to my content. One man decides to publish his own book—but there's...Read more

Boundless, the free alternative to textbooks

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Boundless , the company that builds on existing open educational resources to provide free alternatives to traditionally costly college textbooks,...Read more

How is a local Wiki project different than Wikipedia?

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Reid Serozi ( @reidserozi ), founder of TriangleWiki , explains how the project was created from the structure of LocalWiki , a platform and storage...Read more

Hackathon-style sprint event to build Intro to Open Science course

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The future of open is a dynamic landscape, ripe with opportunities to increase civic engagement, literacy, and innovation. Towards this goal, the...Read more

Creative Commons license liberates knowledge of ESIP community

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Erin Robinson, the Information and Virtual Community Director for the Foundation for Earth Science , the management arm of the Federation of Earth...Read more

Dancing E startup aimed at knowledge sharing for all

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What do 16th century Incas, 18th century shipyards and 21st century professionals have in common? Phil Verghis describes an issue that has plagued...Read more

10 ways to get started with open source

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My experience tells me there are a lot of people interested in trying open source, but they don't know where to start. And the perception that you...Read more