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Should Twitter change the term "followers" to "listeners?"

On Twitter, do you follow or listen?
Something caught my attention in this story by Phil Shapiro . It was something he said in the video presentation he made--as he was describing what Twitter is and what people use it for, he made the argument that the term followers should be changed to listeners . This is where my brain started racing.Read more

Do you use Creative Commons licenses?

Do you use Creative Commons licenses?
Creative Commons provides a set of copyright licenses and tools "that give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a...Read more

Do you use any Creative Commons licenses on materials you, your company, or your institution publishes?

Do you use Creative Commons licenses?
Creative Commons provides a set of copyright licenses and tools "that give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work." The idea is to make sharing on the Internet more straightforward and understandable, so people do it more.Read more

Forks and spoons, OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more

Do you think Open Office and Libre Office will un-fork, or spoon, merging back into one project?

Forks and spoons, Open Office and Libre Office
When Oracle gained control of OpenOffice , the project forked, and LibreOffice was born.Read more

Have you ever used open source hardware?

Do you use open source hardware?
I was at the Palmetto Open Source Conference (POSSCON) a few weeks ago and one of the best exhibits was from SparkFun , an electronics company that sells open source hardware, offers classes, and provides online educational tutorials. A massive collection of electronic gadgets drew me to their booth. Which got me thinking...Read more

Do you use open source hardware?

Do you use open source hardware?
I was at the Palmetto Open Source Conference (POSSCON) a few weeks ago and one of the best exhibits was from SparkFun , an electronics company that...Read more

How far should openness extend?

How far should openness extend?
Selling the idea of open data seems straightforward. If taxpayers paid for it, a government should share it. But there have to be exceptions for...Read more