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On open educational resources -- Beyond definitions

On open educational resources -- Beyond definitions
Despite the attempts at single sentence definitions so common in the published literature, “open educational resources” is a highly context-mediated...Read more

Saddened and bewildered by academic copyright assignments

Saddened and bewildered by academic copyright assignments
Karl Fogel reminded me to check the copyright assignment for the scholarly papers I'm starting to submit on Teaching Open Source (TOS), particularly...Read more

Get free, personalized health advice and answers with HealthTap

Get free, personalized health advice and answers with HealthTap
Five months ago, HealthTap launched its public beta to help people share health information based not around symptoms or treatments, but around the...Read more

Success in the second year of the Open Hardware Summit

Success in the second year of the Open Hardware Summit
The Open Hardware Summit (OHS), now in its second year, brings together folks from all different backgrounds and truly represents a melting pot of...Read more

Open For Business: The reputation economy of open source--do you take the egg roll?

Open For Business: The reputation economy of open source--do you take the egg ro
Open source software has been referred to as a " gift economy ," one where valuable goods and services are exchanged without the expectation of...Read more

The huge societal costs of NPE software patent lawsuits

Ginormous losses from NPE software patent lawsuits
Innovative software companies start each work day knowing that, no matter how careful and how ethical they are, they face a meaningful risk of being...Read more

Open government feedback, peace corps for geeks, and jobs

Open comments, peace corps for geeks, and jobs
We'd like to highlight a few blog posts from GovLoop about open government and technology. In a previous post , we talked about GovLoop and the...Read more

Z: The open source generation

Z: The open source generation
Generation Z is beginning to join the workforce. This age group--born between the early 1990s and early 2000s--has never really existed in a world...Read more