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How university open debates and discussions introduced me to open source

How university open debates and discussions introduced me to open source
My experience with the open source way of doing things dates back to my university days in India. During those days, I had a very narrow view with...Read more

How to build an open data initiative for your city

How to build an open data initiative for your city
Montréal Ouvert is a citizens’ initiative to obtain a formal open data policy for the city of Montréal, Canada. Launched by four Montrealers in...Read more

Open government communities survey--be counted

Open government communities survey--be counted
If you’re involved in open government, I encourage you to participate in this first informal open government communities survey . The objective of...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

The responsibility in open source

I’ve written before about the genuine renaissance open source software represents and the vast implications that openness provides. I’ve admitted...Read more

Did you #askobama?

I participated in the first-ever Twitter @townhall meeting hosted by the White House on July 7. Of course, I wanted to see if my questions would make...Read more

Creating a citizen movement for open government

How do you get techies, govies, and citizens to identify, collaborate, and start creating solutions for your local government? Host a CityCamp. It's...Read more

Take the Ada Initiative census

Have you taken the Ada Initiative Census ? Nearly 2,000 people have taken part so far to help measure women's participation and representation in...Read more