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What the history of open source teaches us about strategic advantage

What the history of open source teaches us about strategic advantage
Open source visionary Bob Young recalls his early insights into open source—and explains what they can teach open organizations today.Read more

Geeks visit Bletchley Park

Alan Turing statue
Dawn Foster (former Puppet Labs community manager and current PhD student) and Jeffrey Osier-Mixon (community manager at the Yocto Project at Intel)...Read more

4 open resources to discover Old English literature

J. R. R. Tolkien, perhaps best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings , was, in his academic life, a scholar of Anglo-Saxon...Read more

Three events that moved Linux forward

Pushing Linux forward
Friday evening can be a very busy time in Citibank’s Changi Business Park office in Singapore. Hundreds of mission-critical applications hit the...Read more

How long has open source been part of your life?

life rollar coaster
It seems that open source and the principles that comprise the open source way are here to stay. While I wasn't in the room when the term open source...Read more

How long have you been interested in open source?

life rollar coaster
It seems that open source and the principles that comprise the open source way are here to stay. While I wasn't in the room when the term open source was coined in 1998 , I do know some of the visionaries that developed the early strategy and advocated for the open development model.Read more

Top 10 open government posts from 2012

Open government year in review
It's been a great year for the open source movement in government. I feel like we've moved the needle on the transparency, collaboration, and...Read more

What makes a new medium successful?

What makes a new medium successful?
If you missed Clay Shirky's Open Your World Forum Webcast last week, you may have missed his observation about how new forms of communication succeed...Read more