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http://tinyurl.com/Steele2012 TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: All Opens Below Line Includes Autonomous Internet, Crowd-Funding/Sensing/Sourcing, and Transparency, Truth, Trust, & True Cost Crowd Funding A Crowd Funding Platform for Award Entries Lisa McCarthy Interviews Charlie Tribbett of Bolstr Lisa McCarthy Interviews Crowd Funding Expert Ralph Liu Local crowd-funding enterprise boosts area farmers Magrunner: Dark Pulse Nears its Crowd-Funding Goal Crowd-Sourcing Chicago is Crowdsourcing Watering 10,000 Trees During Drought Crowdsourcing Personalized Online Education – UW/MSR 2012 Summer Research Institute One Crowdsourcing Expert’s Great Answer to a Silly Question Twitter Takes to the Skies as Thomson Airways Becomes the World’s First Airline to Name a Dreamliner Plane Via Crowd Sourcing What’s the best way to launch a new crowdsourcing startup? Just crowdsource the marketing campaign, says Cambridge-based PieceWise Events 2-3 Aug 2012 Open Source and Hardware Symposium (South Africa) 5-7 Nov 2012 Barcelona Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2012 FOSS FLOSS F/OSS Libre Android developer fights pirates with free software Apple seeks $2.5 billion in damages from Samsung, offers half a cent per standard-essential patent Can Office 365 convince you that renting software is a good deal? Choice between commercial vs free software product [closed] Django Workshop at Free Software Master 2012 Free Software and Open Hardware Looking Over Zimbra, LibreOffice 3.6 Prep Work Run LibreOffice In Google Chrome, Chromebooks What are the benefits of using a free and open source software? Open Access (Australian) ARC chief open to access MedOANet welcomes communication and recommendation on Open Access from European Commission Open Access Journal: CRSN Newsletter Open Access Journal: SOAS Literary Review (New York) New Pig Models for Cancer Studies (New Zealand) Community Tech Centre to open in Castlecliff (Philippines) 150-MW For Open Access Customers Open Cloud Reflections on OSCON 2012 and the Future of Open Cloud Working Through Multiple Open Cloud Formats Open Communication (New Zealand) Communication audit report to be considered (New Zealand) Council ‘culturally reluctant’ to be open Open Courseware YouTube: Open Courseware Consortium Open Culture Gypsy Bashavel Listen to T.S. Eliot Read His Modernist Masterpieces “The Waste Land” and “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” Prof. Ronald Mallett Wants to Build a Time Machine in this Century, and He’s Not Kidding. Video: http://is.gd/zbW87a uTorrent Helps Artists Monetize Free Content Open Cyber Cyber security workshop for cops at GFSU Open Data Open Data Initiatives at USAID Reflect Move Towards Collaboration, Enabling Efforts Open data user group’s Olympic launch sets tone for powerful future 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 The Open Research Data Handbook Open Democracy Coding for Democracy Hackathon! Norway’s minister of foreign affairs on the value of Breivik’s open trial Review of “The Rise of Social Government” by the Fels Institute The Troubled Families initiative: a new kind of state help, a new form of intrusion OpenFlow Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW) VMW Q2 In Line; to Buy ‘OpenFlow’ Startup Nicira for $1.1B VMware to Acquire OpenFlow Pioneer Nicira for $1.26 Billion Why VMware bought Nicera? Two videos to watch
VIDEO: From GIGAOM STRUCTURE 2012: After Software-defined Networks, the Software-defined Data Center
VIDEO: From GIGAOM STRUCTURE 2011: From Openflow to Virtualized Networks
Open Governance / Open Government Bulgaria e-gov project to shine light on government spending California Focus: One-party government fosters secrecy (California) Supervisors, San Diego Council Vow to Preserve Open Government Policies (California) Watchdog Group Launches Petition to Protect Brown Act (New York) Open government and the Cuomo Administration (Video) Open Government: South Carolina Ranks Dead Last Open is Smart: Moldova’s open government initiative changes a paradigm of country development Sunshine on the Sunshine: What’s Really Wrong with California’s Landmark Open Meeting Law (Washington) Candidates Krogh, Pellett agree with Washington Coalition of Open Government priorities Open Hardware 2-3 Aug 2012 Open Source and Hardware Symposium (South Africa) Finding the Limits of Open Hardware: Examples and End Cases Free Software and Open Hardware Open Hardware Licensing: Why? How? Open Innovation Open Innovation Drug Discovery Program Product Licensing in an Era of Open Innovation Startup Pilots Healthcare Innovation Platform Open Journalism Open journalism isn’t a phrase; it’s a craft. One place that craft is being perfected is the BBC’s World Have Your Say. http://bit.ly/QrT7V4 Open Journals Scholarly publication in (slow) transition to open access Open Knowledge Open Transport Data at Open Knowledge Festival Open Life Date objects in JSON Open Media Sponsor Shoutout – Open Media Foundation Open Meetings (California) Several cities say they will continue to follow suspended state open-meeting rules (California) Supervisors poised to uphold open meeting law, despite state action (Indiana) Public access seminar explains open records, public meetings (Kansas) Shawnee County DA Continues Kansas Open Meetings Probe (Kansas) USD 231 schedules finance committee meeting Sunshine on the Sunshine: What’s Really Wrong with California’s Landmark Open Meeting Law Open Plans Open Plans Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Fund New iPhone Transit App Open Records (Hawaii) Not So Public: Open Records Agency Takes Up Our Appeal, 1 Year Later (Wisconsin) Records show Skyward accepted Wis. tax break offer (North & South Carolina) N.C., S.C. flunk public records (USA) Flawed open records laws limit access to state government Open Repositories Coming late to the game: how to create a totally integrated (!) repository system Open Science How To Get Impact Factor Open Security Qualys Open-Source Mobile Security Tool Debuts at Black Hat Open Skies Opportunity, and snags, for African low-cost airline Open Software 2-3 Aug 2012 Open Source and Hardware Symposium (South Africa) 5-7 Nov 2012 Barcelona Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2012 Firefox 15 reduces memory consumption HP’s Enyo 2 Open-Source WebOS Offshoot Exits Beta Linux 3.5 Advances Open Source Stability Linus Torvalds holds ‘ultimate authority’ on Linux Oracle courts CentOS users Oracle ‘winding Down’ Open-source HPC Language Project Started Under Sun Oracle ‘winding down’ open source HPC language project started under Sun (DARPA Project Fortress) Should Software Created By The Federal Gov’t Be Open Source Licensed… Or Public Domain? Open Spending Bulgaria e-gov project to shine light on government spending Caring for My Neighbourhood – Geolocating Spending in Brazil Open Standards Europe’s doomed plan to avoid Microsoft lock-in HP Networking built on scalable open standards True Cost City’s water flows to Forsyth County below cost Less Than Zero: The True Cost of College The True (and Truer) Cost of Debt – How Compound Interest Works Against You The True Cost of Overpopulation True cost of alcohol related ambulance call-outs revealed True costs to Penn State unknown What Is The True Cost Of America’s Obsession With Guns? UnConference Ami Bloomer, Give What Your Good At Lessons from the unconference Unconference forges connections even as it adds new skills
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