20120725 Open Source Everything Highlights

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Open Source Everything

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TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:  All Opens Below Line  Includes Autonomous Internet, Crowd-Funding/Sensing/Sourcing, and Transparency, Truth, Trust, & True Cost

Crowd-Funding

Bellingham bands get a kickstart

Chaordix Secures Series A Financing

Crowd funding brings Kinkajou to life

myTeamSuite, LLC — a Chicago Based Company, Recently Launched a Series of Campaigns on Indiegogo to Raise Capital and Offer for Sale a Version of Its SaaS CRM Product

Noodlecrumbs Is A Crowd-Funding Platform For Thinkers, Not Doers

Onir, Sanjay Suri to crowdfund Chauranga after national award winner I Am

True Legend Productions Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Crowd-Sourcing

Choosing the Right Open Innovation/Crowdsourcing Platform

Crowdsourcing Could Help Deaf People Subtitle Their Everyday Life

Crowdsourcing On the Rise: Featured in FastCompany

Crowdsourcing serves up the subtitles to your life

Crowdsourcing the News in Colorado

Outsourcing To Crowdsourcing

InnoCentive and AARP Foundation Team Up to Improve the Lives of Older Americans by Engaging a Global Crowd to Help Solve Pressing Challenges

Open Source In Politics: GOP Open Sources Their Platform

FOSS FLOSS F/OSS Libre

22 Absolutely Free Software Tools That Will Save You So Much Time

BitTorrent: Entertainment’s future is free, and includes RealPlayer

Edit PDF documents with LibreOffice Draw

Fedora Linux Moves Forward with UEFI Secure Boot Plans

Free Software Offered is Not Free

How can we pay for Free Software?

Printers using free software only

Samsung faces credibility problem with jury after Apple wins adverse inference jury instruction

Open Source (General)

Four insights to selling and marketing open source software

Refining Due Diligence for Enterprise Open Source

Open Access

How can scholarly societies survive as we move ever closer to Open Access?

ISPs split over UK open internet code of practice

Majority of UK Internet Service Providers Sign Net Neutrality-Like Code of Practice

Net neutrality comes to the UK – sort of

UK government will enforce open access to development research

UKSG Introduction to Open Access Day

Virgin and Vodafone Pull out of the UK’s “Open Internet” Charter

Open Cloud

Online research & collaboration

Open Coalition

[OPEN] Coalition of greater powers

Open Code

‘Free the Code’ with Open Source for America’s John Scot

Open Collaboration

Kerio Updates Open Source Operator Telephony Solution

Tall grass – Open Collaboration

Open Courseware

MIT Open Courseware

Online standards the new challenge

Open Courseware : Java Glossary

Put on Your Thinking Cap and Learn for Free with OCW

Open Culture

Bellingham bands get a kickstart

Bob Egan, Detective Extraordinaire, Finds Locations of Iconic Album Covers. From Bob Dylan to West Side Story: http://is.gd/BhYQAt

Liverpool Bandstand Launches

Onir, Sanjay Suri to crowdfund Chauranga after national award winner I Am

Seven Expectations of Linux Users

Tall grass – Open Collaboration

True Legend Productions Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Watermelons, Chuck Taylors, And How Caribou Coffee Encourages A Culture Of Innovation

Open Data

Democratizing data, and other notes from the Open Source convention

(Ghana) NITA participates in Open Data Conference in the US

Google AdSense Creator Aims For Data Domination With Factual

How SahelResponse.org Used TileMill, Open Data to Respond to Food Crisis in Africa

Introducing… the Climate Counts API!

Open data and economic growth: which link, if any?

Research and Markets: Open Data: IT and Telecom Positions in the Open Data Value Chain Report Presents Strategies Followed By the Various IT and Telecom Players

Open Democracy

Report: Russia is stockpiling drones to spy on street protests

The Euro as the SDR of Europe?

Open Ecosystem

iOS developer slams Google for an ‘open’ Android that encourages piracy

Open Education

The March of the MOOCs: Monstrous Open Online Courses

What is open education about?

OpenFlow

VMware Buys Nicira: Start Of Networking Wars?

VMW + Nicira = ‘Sea Change’ in Networking, Says Street

Open Governance / Open Government

(Brazil) Does the Open Government Partnership merit more oversight and attention?

Bulgaria shows progress on open governance commitments

(California) CALAWARE LAUNCHES PETITION TO PROTECT OPEN GOVERNMENT, BROWN ACT REQUIREMENTS

(Kentucky) Editor, lawyer say open-government laws being obeyed more, but the battle will never end

(New Jersey) NJ Supreme Court: Rutgers U. Board Violated Sunshine Law

(New York) Thomas D. Elias: State’s open-government rules take a hit under one-party rule

(Oklahoma) Public record chat: Oklahoma has strong open records laws but officials fail to enforce them

Open data and economic growth: which link, if any?

(Rhode Island) RI Attorney General To Hold Summit On Changes to Sunshine Laws

(Russia) Open Government Will Accelerate in Russia

(Sierra Leone) In Sierra Leone, OGI briefs Newsmen of CRC

Open Hardware

Fedora Summer of Open Hardware and Fun Sweepstakes

Open Innovation

Asia-Pacific Companies Increasingly Adopting Open Innovation

Choosing the Right Open Innovation/Crowdsourcing Platform

InnoCentive and AARP Foundation Team Up to Improve the Lives of Older Americans by Engaging a Global Crowd to Help Solve Pressing Challenges

open innovation in medicine

Research and Markets: Open Data: IT and Telecom Positions in the Open Data Value Chain Report Presents Strategies Followed By the Various IT and Telecom Players

Watermelons, Chuck Taylors, And How Caribou Coffee Encourages A Culture Of Innovation

Open Knowledge

Afghan social media war steps up with new campaign

Managing Expectations

OKFN Energy Lab: Call for Partners

Open Manufacturing

[Open Manufacturing] Bio/Hardware Hacking: New Special Issue published in the Journal of Peer Production

Open Materials

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers, Co-Located Events for LinuxCon Europe in Barcelona

Open Meetings

(California) IID board talks over public meetings, open records

(California) BUDGET: San Diego cities and county to stick with open meeting law

California Suspends Key Provision of Open Meetings Law

(Delaware) Towns may have trouble complying with new standards

(Illinois) Open meetings to become more transparent

(Indiana) Public access seminar explains open records, public meetings

North Carolina gets an “F” for its public records law, and doesn’t do much better in other areas of accountability

(Texas) College of Mainland trustees formally counter union’s Open Meetings lawsuit

(Texas) EPISD trustees want AG’s view on supervision of auditor

Open Mobile

Open, Mobile, Participatory Health

Open Politics

HuffPost releases Pollster, an open source API for managing election polling, fostering transparency

Open Records

(California) IID board talks over public meetings, open records

(Indiana) Public access seminar explains open records, public meetings

North Carolina gets an “F” for its public records law, and doesn’t do much better in other areas of accountability

(Pennsylvania) Hatboro Divides Firehouse Oversight, Open Records Tasks

(Rhode Island)  LEGAL MATTERS: RI’s New Open Records Law

Open Security

AlienVault names EMEA channel director

Nominations are in for the “Security Oscars”

PhoneGap App Framework reaches version 2.0

Siemens issues Stuxnet hole warnings (two years late)

TED Video Open Source Security (NATO Admrial James AStavridis, replay)

Open Society

Avoiding Civilian Casualties: the U.S. Army Lays Out its Guidelines

Mozambique told to tackle crime

New Media Training Bridges Digital Gap for Disabled African Youth

Open Software

Black Hat: Open Source Web Application Firewall Comes to Microsoft IIS

Emulex, Myricom Announce Compatibility with Open Source Engine

Four insights to selling and marketing open source software

How VMware Embraced Its Open Source Nemesis

HuffPost releases Pollster, an open source API for managing election polling, fostering transparency

Kerio Updates Open Source Operator Telephony Solution

O’Reilly Open Source Award

Open Standards

PLM: CPO: Small Steps Towards Greater Openness of PLM Products

Using Open Standards for Interoperability: Issues, Solutions, and Challenges facing Cloud Computing

True Cost

Class of 2009-2010 at Clarkson, St. Lawrence and SUNY Potsdam has $250 million in student loan debt, report shows

Colleges should offer transparent cost sheets

Gillibrand aims to standardize student loan debt explanations

The true cost of John Terry’s trial

The True Cost of Welfare

UnConference

FM 12 ExecuteSQL “Unconference” Session

Lessons from the unconference

Occupy The Land! UnConference (Expanded)

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