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Open source companies create shared value

Open source companies create shared value
The free-market capitalistic definition of companies' goals was, for a long time, very simple: to make as much profit as possible. With that in mind...Read more

The day my mind became open sourced

The day my mind became open sourced
I can remember so clearly the exact day my mind became open sourced. It was a crisp and sunny November day in 1973. After class in middle school, I...Read more

Evolution of open source and commercial providers for learning management systems

Evolution of open source and commercial providers for lms
The recent announcement by Blackboard (Bb) that it was acquiring two Moodle service providers was quite interesting to anyone who follows open source...Read more

Forges and foundations: Chalk and cheese

Forges and foundations: Chalk and cheese
Black Duck Software and North Bridge Venture Partners, working with 451 Research, are conducting the sixth annual Future of Open Source Survey . I...Read more

Developer conference 2012 part III: Workshops, hackfests, and more

Developer conference 2012: Workshops, hackfests, and more
The 2012 Developer Conference (held at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic) included talks on numerous topics and had several side events in...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

Bohemian broadband and the FOSS/maker culture

Bohemian broadband and the FOSS/maker culture
Last month, Verizon announced their HomeFusion broadband Internet service , which provides faster-than-DSL Internet service to a broad swath of rural...Read more

Priming open source startups

Priming open source startups
You've been thinking about starting an open source company. Or maybe you've got an idea but don't know how to take it to the next level. You need...Read more