open thread thursday

Could California bill mandate open access to research?

open thread on open access
Champions of open access to publicly funded academic research had something to celebrate last week. Creative Commons is reporting (with just a touch...Read more

Open Thread Thursday: Google Living Stories

Yesterday The Guardian reported on Living Stories , a Google Labs project tested over the last few months with the help of the New York Times and the...Read more

Open Thread Thursday: Release early, release often?

You may be familiar with the Thomas Edison quote: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." In the open source way, the...Read more

Open Thread Thursday | Business: Can the truth really set you free?

There's a lot of talk about openness and transparency in the world of business these days. So we wanted to ask: What does it really mean to be an...Read more

What if we open sourced genetic engineering?

Open questions ask a question each week. The topics vary from technology to art to the food on your table. We ask a question. You leave a response...Read more

Open Thread Thursday | Business : What's the one thing every company could do today to encourage a culture of collaboration?

Every Thursday we'll pose an open question in one or more channels on Today we start with the business channel. Our first question:...Read more