20120808 Open Source Everything Highlights

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Open Source Everything

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DAILY HIGHLIGHTS: http://tinyurl.com/OSE-ALL

THE LIST:  http://tinyurl.com/OSE-LIST

THE AGENCY:  http://tinyurl.com/OSA2011

THE BOOK: http://tinyurl.com/OSE-PAPER

THE AUTHOR: http://tinyurl.com/Steele2012

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

Crowd-Sourcing

99designs snaps up German rival and gets ready for Europe push

[Crowd Leader: Shelley Kuipers] The Importance of A Cross-Platform Brand

Crowdsourcing Crisis Response Following Philippine Floods

“Crowd-Sourcing” the Millennium Development Goals

DreamIt Ventures’ William Crowder: ‘I am terrified of crowd-funding’

From Rio to the Bay Area: Tools and Techniques for Global Collaboration

Montepellier taps WiSeed crowd funding for local start-ups

“Number 10” Movie Production Launches Crowd Funding Campaign for Public

NZ crowd funding site goes global

Obama Campaign Crowdsourcing Ways to Attack Marco Rubio

One Jackson: The Brand New Shopping Concept For Kids Turning Crowd Sourcing Into a Two-Way Street

OUYA Passes $7 Million Funding Mark

Space Apps Company Seeking Crowd Funds For Space Exploration, Research, and Education

The Philippines crowd-sources rescue operations

Tim Worstall, Scandinavian Policies, and Crowd-funding

Web series “A Conversation While…” launches crowd-funding campaign

What Is ‘Social Funding’?

Events

19 Sep 2012 BC Information Summit: This Time, It’s Personal

7-9 Nov 2012 San Francisco The Open Mobile Summit

FOSS / FLOSS /F/OSS / Libre

Apple expands attack on HTC’s acquired patents, tries to kill two pending cases at once

Five Big Reasons to Download LibreOffice 3.6

Freeware provides economical way to get classwork done

LibreOffice 3.6 debuts a stack of major new features

LibreOffice 3.6 Open-Source Office Suite Released

LibreOffice progress to 3.6.0 (Michael Meeks)

Microsoft says ‘Motorola’s efforts to evade its [F]RAND commitments are collapsing’

The Shield Act fails to protect free software from patents

Open Access

Brazil reveals more details of open-access plan

China to open access to bond market, hedge funds

Juwah seeks stakeholders input in Nigeria’s broadband masterplan

Meerkats acquire novel behavior using nine different social and asocial mechanisms

On making my grant proposals open access

Open access Distance Education

Open Access Journal: Al-Monitor

Open Cloud

Rackspace CEO: OpenStack is opportunity to join big-boys’ club

Rackspace clicking as revenue up 29%

Rackspace Hosting’s CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Rackspace Offers New Cloud Services Based on OpenStack

Open Collaboration

An Experiment

Open Communication

Talent mobility starts with open communication

Twitpic founder’s Heello reboots as a App.net-like real-time communication platform

Open Culture

Meerkats acquire novel behavior using nine different social and asocial mechanisms

Remembering Robert Hughes, the Art Critic Who Took No Prisoners

Open Data

Cell phones could ‘completely change the livelihood of many Kenyans’

New GSA Payroll Database Posted

NY Joins Local Government Shared Data Initative

Online Allows Users To Search Worker Salaries, Agency’s $30 Million Unreported Bonuses, And $8 Million Overtime Pool

Open data and open science enter the mainstream

Philadelphia Gets a Chief Data Officer

Which bit of open data don’t they understand?

Open Education

All Students Can Succeed: The Man Behind Harvard’s CS50 Course on Teaching & Open Education

Open Geospatial

The OpenGIS standard

Open Government

Editorial: Obama closing off government he promised to open

In Sierra Leone, OGI Takes on Mobile Companies

My commitment to Honolulu open government

Open government has become contentious city issue

South Dakota Attempts ‘Open Government’ Make-Over with New Task Force

Their View: This is no way to improve transparency

Open Hardware

An Important Question on the Open Source Hardware Mark

Building the Open Source Hardware Association and its mission: An Interview with Alicia Gibb, President of OSHWA

Open Innovation

Insights: Ideas For Change – Henry Chesbrough – Open Innovation (Video)

NineSigma Awarded $2 Million Grant to Help Catalyze the Growth of Ohio’s Middle Market Companies

Open innovation – it’s in the box, out of the box and off the planet!

Partners in Open Innovation

Presans chairing the round table on Open Innovation of the B.I.G Talents business fair

Open Knowledge

Scotland focus

Open Media

19 Sep 2012 BC Information Summit: This Time, It’s Personal

The battle for Olympic information between new and old media by Bruce Dowbiggin

Open Meetings

Committee On Open Government Issues Advisory Opinion On Clarkstown Town Board

Hull Barrett, PC Attorney Compiles Handbook on New Georgia Sunshine Law; A Guide To Georgia’s Open Meetings and Open Records Laws

JUST IN: Judge rules Clinton City Council violated Open Meetings Law

NYS Committee On Open Government Faults Clarkstown Town Attorney And Town Board

Open Mobile

7-9 Nov 2012 San Francisco The Open Mobile Summit

Cell phones could ‘completely change the livelihood of many Kenyans’

Creating a Custom Wi-Fi Directory for Open Mobile

Twitpic founder’s Heello reboots as a App.net-like real-time communication platform

Open Records

Athletic transfers top 6,000 for 2011-2012

Attorney general finds Jessamine E-911 violated open records law

High school transfers at all-time high

Hull Barrett, PC Attorney Compiles Handbook on New Georgia Sunshine Law; A Guide To Georgia’s Open Meetings and Open Records Laws

Iowa to pay $30K in newspaper’s legal fees in open-records case involving UI football players

Local cities mostly OK with new open records law

Ohio school board votes to open records to auditors in attendance date investigation

On open records issue, the Corbett administration is just plain silly

Open up apportionment records

Open Repositories

My trip to Open Repositories 2012, Edinburgh

Open Science

On making my grant proposals open access

Open data and open science enter the mainstream

OSCON 2012: Kaitlin Thaney calls for open science

Post Publication Dynamics and Readership

Open Security

Pixar opens beta on open source subdivision

Re: CVE request for Calligra

Open Skies

Boeing: Asean Open Skies in 2015 Will Spur Demand for Regional Air Travel

Open Society

Ezekwesili, others to chart new economic path for Africa

Open Software

Zing Java Virtual Machine Now Free to Open Source Developers

Open Standards

Khronos Releases ASTC Next-Generation 
Texture Compression Specification

Open Textbooks

Amid Lawsuits From Publishers, Boundless Launches A Free, Open Alternative To Textbooks

True Cost

Deficit Spendings Masks True Cosst of Government Irresponsibility

Governor’s tunnels expected to cost $20-$47 billion, raise L.A. water rates

How Much Will Insurance Cost Under Obamacare?

The True Cost of Making the Olympics

UnConference

Book Review : “Unconference” by Kiruba Shankar

Unconferencing the Conference

WTF is an unconference? Here’s how it will work at WordCamp Portland: http://2012.portland.wordcamp.org/2012/08/07/unconference/ …