open source

Building a Civic Commons

Amid the last two decades' astounding advances in consumer and enterprise technologies, governments at the city and county level—ones that are...Read more

OSCON round-up: Open source isn't declining. It's maturing.

Reading some stories recently, it would be easy to conclude that there was some sort of a decline in open source. I'll not pretend to have new and...Read more

Montessori and the open source way

open source education and Montessori
I read with delight Steve Dennings article Is Montessori The Origin on Google and Amazon? . His arguments are firm, they accommodate a wide range of...Read more

Open gov communities, hackathons, and Google Plus

I've found myself hanging out more and more on GovLoop lately. It's a social network for the government community focused on connecting people and...Read more

Which group are you most aligned with under the open government movement?

I've found myself hanging out more and more on GovLoop lately. It's a social network for the government community focused on connecting people and sharing information. It boasts more than 45,000 members, and I'm happy to be a part of the community. I first learned about GovLoop at a CityCamp event earlier this year. Now that I've become more active in the community, I wanted to share a few topics from GovLoop that you might find interesting.Read more

Research reveals value of gender diversity in open source communities

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Open source research often paints the community as a homogeneous landscape. I have collected stories from open source contributors to begin...Read more

Open source develops the future of downtown Raleigh

Can you revitalize a city and attract businesses using open source principles? David Diaz, president and CEO of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance thinks...Read more

Poll: Open source implantable medical devices

Karen Sandler , Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation, recently gave a talk at OSCON 2011 explaining why free software is critical on...Read more