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Harmony, the Canonical-led effort to provide a comprehensive suite of contributor agreements for open source projects, has quietly released its version 1.0, a year after Canonical general counsel Amanda Brock announced the initiative on opensource.com. During most of that year, Harmony's... Read more
22 comments Posted 7 Jul 2011 by Richard Fontana (Red Hat) Feed
After the recent economic crash, many governments had to overhaul both financial structure and fiscal regulation. The majority, including the US government, formed a plan of attack using the same bureaucratic and economic venues in use for centuries. Politicians come to the table with plans and... Read more
3 comments Posted 7 Jul 2011 by Dave Maki Feed
On our last poll, you gave us some insight about whose salaries should be made public. This week, we turn the tables. Have your thoughts changed?
9 comments Posted 5 Jul 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
On our last poll, you gave us some insight about whose salaries should be made public. This week, we turn the tables. Have your thoughts changed?
9 comments Posted 5 Jul 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
I've been toying with the idea of the how the open source way fits into the certain historical moments. With the United States celebrating Independence Day (Fourth of July), I started wondering if open source had any influence in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence. So I'll ask you...
11 comments Posted 1 Jul 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Do you ever wish your kids would do something besides play video games on the computer? What if you could get a head start teaching them to be the next generation of open source developers? Computers are increasingly easy to use, but programming is far more complex--and less accessible. For many of... Read more
4 comments Posted 30 Jun 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
During our Free vs. Paid Business Models webcast, we had a lot of questions from the audience—more than our guests had time to answer. Nicolas Pujol generously took a few more minutes of his time to answer these followups.
0 comments Posted 29 Jun 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Tough choices? After you vote, chime in on the comments below and join the conversation on how much transparency is too much?
0 comments Posted 27 Jun 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Tough choices? After you vote, chime in on the comments below and join the conversation on how much transparency is too much?
0 comments Posted 27 Jun 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Academics - students and teachers both - often want to know what open source community participation will "count" for. Course credit? Research and publication? Better tools to increase efficiency? Teaching? Presentation opportunities? The answer is "yes."
1 comment Posted 23 Jun 2011 by Mel Chua Feed

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