20120810 Open Source Everything Highlights

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Open Source Everything

TWITTER HASH: #openall

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-Funding

Amazon to Halt Processing of Crowd-Funded eBook Access

Building Stompy: A giant, open-source robot

Chaordix Secures $1.5 Million Series A Funding

Criar: Crowd funding opens new opportunities

Drupal Patch crowd funding platform

Have an Erotic Idea? Here’s How to Fund Your Fantasy

New US website lets ‘crowd’ fund college grad startups

OUYA Kickstarter Closes with Nearly $8.6 Million in Funding

Pendulo also discusses why they’re on Gamesplanet Lab and not Kickstarter

Prosum Kicks Off Crowd Funding for Cancer Research

Secretary of State William F. Galvin charges Lowell man for ‘crowd-funding fraud’

Crowd-Sourcing

2013 Nissan 370Z Crowd-Sourced Track Car Revealed

An Ode to Crowdsourcing

Brazilian Entrepreneurs Develop Crowdsourcing Platform for Designers

Can you predict who will love a new song? Music and data science communities team up on the world’s largest music appreciation dataset

Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Crowdsourcing Empowers Answer Underground App For Improved College Learning

Crowd-Sourcing Mitt Romney VP Dirt

EMI builds on music data science

Social Revolution: Crowdsourcing For Change

Tapping crowdfunding to help Sikh victims

Events

18-19 Aug 2012 Liverpool UK  OggCamp12 is a 2 day UnConference which celebrates Free Software and Free Culture

5-7 Sep 2012 Grenada Spain Efquel Innovation Forum: Learning for Open Innovation – Transformation and Change for Future Learning

13 Sep 2012 Norwood MA Open Education On the Move – From the Global to the Local

FOSS / FLOSS / F/OSS / Libre

18-19 Aug 2012 Liverpool UK  OggCamp12 is a 2 day UnConference which celebrates Free Software and Free Culture

A Model of Free Software Success

Commission Movement Review by Phil Hutchinson Released

Faceware Revamps Head-Mounted Camera, Offers Schools Free Software at SIGGRAPH

Free Software Foundation GNU’s Not Unix , Free Software Foundation , LibrePlanet  Thank you Jordanian Free Software Foundation, Metamaquina, & over 35k individuals for opposing Restricted Boot ur1.ca/5fg95 !fsf !gnu !lp

LibreOffice 3.6 Released: How to Install / Upgrade it in Ubuntu 12.04

List of Free E-Books Updated Regularly

Meet the free alternatives to Photoshop, Acrobat and AutoCAD

Samsung complains about Apple attaching large exhibit labels to backside of devices

Open Source (General)

Can open source be democratic?

Open Source for the Space Age

Parallels in Open Software and Open Textbooks

Real engineers would only use open source software

Try open-source

Open Access

A Primer on Open Access Publishing: Copyrights and the “Gold Rule”. Part Two by Jason Colditz

Directory of Open Access Journals – recently added titles

(India) Energy department yet to take a call on allowing ‘open access’

The Best Argument in Favor of Open Access Science is All of Them

(UK) Open access in research: catch up on the debate

(US) Rapid evaluation service cuts readmissions

(US)  Textbooks Unbound

Open Architecture

Winners of Open Architecture Challenge

Open Cloud

Open? Yeah, Sure. Sorry Oracle, You’re Still Full Of It

Rackspace CEO Bets the (Server) Farm on ‘Open Cloud’

ScaleXtreme: Rackspace Open Cloud Delivers Choice, Independence [VIDEO]

TechCrunch Calls BS on Oracle’s Open Cloud

The Rackspace Open Cloud: What’s In It For Developers?

Open Courseware

MIT Open Courseware 18.03 – Differential Equations Video Lectures

Open Culture

18-19 Aug 2012 Liverpool UK  OggCamp12 is a 2 day UnConference which celebrates Free Software and Free Culture

E.M. Forster: Why I Stopped Writing Novels (1958)

Tom Waits’ Classic Appearance on Australian TV, 1979

Unseen Scenes from Jim Jarmusch’s 1986 Jailbreak Movie Down By Law

Video: The Minutes Before & After the Landing of the Mars Curiosity Rover

Open Data

FOI NOTES: Open Data, Cool Graphic, Color Requests

Unleashing the Potential of Open Data

Open Democracy

(Syria) This is our country, and Jesus is from here

Open Education

13 Sep 2012 Norwood MA Open Education On the Move – From the Global to the Local

Faculty Innovator David Malan on Teaching and Open Education

List of Free E-Books Updated Regularly

Open Elections

(Arizona) Open Elections Initiative Thrown Out

OpenFlow

IU Displays OpenFlow Leadership at Joint Techs Conference

We collect in the course of OpenFlow Summer School

What VMware’s Acquisition of Nicira Tells Us About OpenFlow

Open Governance / Open Government

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Commit To Using Tech For Greater Transparency

(Indonesia) Disgraced traffic cops win awards from VP

(Kansas)  Open government has become contentious issue in Shawnee

(Massachusetts)  Ann Canedy, Precinct 1

New Orleans Examining News Outlets as Times-Picayune Cutbacks Approach

Open Primary Appeal Reaches Arizona Supreme Court

(USA) Modern Day McCarthyism Continued

(World)  Open Government Promises, Progress, and Flagship Projects

Open Hardware

Building Internet of Things | with open hardware

Inside Facebook’s Plan To Revolutionize The Entire Hardware Industry

TangiBot and the perils of Open Source Hardware

Open Innovation

5-7 Sep 2012 Grenada Spain Efquel Innovation Forum: Learning for Open Innovation – Transformation and Change for Future Learning

Ideas For Change, Henry Chesbrough On Open Innovation (VIDEO)

Ideas for change: open source R&D

Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing Examples: Inspiration from Key Players

Open Innovation Course ‘De Start-Up À Smart-Up’

Open IPTV

Now TV Arrives on YouView

Open Journalism

Music blog + Open journalism

Open Manufacturing

Open Manufacturing Digest #1

Open Meetings

(California) Open and honest

Fines faced in Open Meetings Law case

(Maryland) Howard judge rules against Dyer in lawsuit

(New York)  Saratoga County ready to launch new software

Open Mobile

Digia buys Qt – Update

Open Records

Ethics reform efforts face uphill fight in South Carolina

(Georgia) Open Records Requests 

IM feature on phones helps state sidestep open records law

Judge to review Butch Davis phone records

(Kentucky) Greenup jail violated Open Records Act

(Kentucky) Open records case goes to trial

Open Skies

Japan – China Agrees on Open-Skies Deal

Open Science

Can you predict who will love a new song? Music and data science communities team up on the world’s largest music appreciation dataset

The Best Argument in Favor of Open Access Science is All of Them

Open Software

AuthManager – Open Source PHP User Authentication & Management App

Drupal Patch crowd funding platform

Geek Alert: Edit Code With This Open-Source Implementation of a Leading RAD Tool

Open Source Gaining Microsoft Support

Open Standards

LUCEPT: Posts Tagged: open standards

Open standards

Open Standards for Open Cloud: Call for particpation

Open Textbooks

Free Textbooks Shaking Up Higher Education

(US)  Textbooks Unbound

True Cost

Councils call for freedom to recoup rising cost of planning applications

Friday’s letters: Gimmicks hide true cost of health law

The True Cost Of GM’s Bailout

True cost of luncheon may be on election day (column)

UnConference

18-19 Aug 2012 Liverpool UK  OggCamp12 is a 2 day UnConference which celebrates Free Software and Free Culture

@MarketingCampSV Part 1: What is an Unconference?

Stanford IT Unconference