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Kickstarter doesn't do healthcare, MedStartr seizes opportunity

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MedStartr is a new way to fund healthcare initiatives—think Kickstarter for doctors, patients, and what ails them. It's headed up by Mike Pence and...Read more

Free as in Bach: Open Goldberg Variations released

Free as in Bach: Open Goldberg Variations released
The Kickstarter funded collaboration between Kimiko Ishizaka and MuseScore has released their new recording and score of Bach's Goldberg Variations...Read more

PressurePen: An open source, pressure-sensitive stylus

PressurePen
Charles Mangin, a web developer and consultant based in Raleigh, NC, hoped to recreate the drawing-tablet experience (such as that with a Wacom...Read more

Open source wayfinding with Walk [Your City]

Open source wayfinding with Walk [Your City]
It's a two-second trip to visit walkyourcity.org . But before you head over there, you'll want to hear from Matt Tomasulo, founder of CityFabric and...Read more

Open source cufflinks, space station notification, and other last-minute Father's Day ideas

Sunday is Father's Day in many parts of the world, and while it's never too late to pick up another tie for good ol' dad (the 8-bit version is always...Read more

The future of space exploration is in the public's hands. What can collaboration do?

If 2011 becomes known as the year that our governments lost interest in space, could 2012 be the year that collaboration picks up the pieces? As of...Read more

Open source Bach

Open source programmers understand the value of freedom; the idea of "freedom of speech" and supporting licenses such as the GPL are the basis of...Read more

The new sharing economy

As we've covered in many posts, a lot of new businesses and projects are springing up around sharing in various ways. Car sharing services, Kiva,...Read more