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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 Autonomous Internet Hackers developing satellite system for ‘uncensorable Internet in space’ Crowd-Funding Destination: Home and Housing 1000 Use Social Media and Crowd Funding to Help the Homeless iAMscientist Launches to Provide a Crowdfunding Platform for Science, Technology, and Medicine New crowd-funding venture BankToTheFuture.com set to launch Crowd-Sourcing Cape Town Tourism campaign uses crowd-sourcing to clock over 13 million impressions on Twitter Civic Engagement and Open Innovation Crowdsourcing a Crisis Map of the Beijing Floods: Volunteers vs Government Crowdsourcing as catalyst for change Crowdsourcing: FLOW’s Most Dangerous Intersections Forest Fire Prevention Gets Boost From Crowdsourcing HipGeo launches new crowd-sourcing app Human Workers, Managed by an Algorithm Image annotation combines machine vision and crowd-sourcing Launcht Profiled in Crowdsourcing.org Moving Academic Research Out of the Ivory Tower & Into the Crowd Netflix opens crowd-sourcing of subtitles on a small scale Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers Events 7-10 Nov 2012 South Africa Berlin 10 Open Access Conference Networked scholarship in a networked world: participation in Open Access FOSS / FLOSS / F/OSS / Libre Compliance Lab in the news Cropping (lossless) JPEGs with CropGUI. Simplicity Itself LibreOffice: CentOS gets a desktop remix with Stella 6.3 LibreOffice: Dia Does Diagrams Dutifully and Beautifully Miami court grants HTC request to transfer Apple’s claims to Delaware — Motorola might benefit Richard Stallman slates Valve’s Linux games plans Take My Money, Please! The Strange Case of Free Web Services Open Source (General) Investment Incentives in Proprietary and Open-Source Two-Sided Platforms Rackspace CEO: ‘We’re playing a different game’ than Amazon Open Access A Missed Opportunity By The FCC In Ruling Against Verizon Hot STM Topics in 21 New Open Access Books How we launched open-access physiotherapy New Refinance Changes From Freddie Mac Will Change the Way Lenders Refinance for More Borrowers New Sensus Demand Response Offering to be Enabled by OATI WebDistribute Nigeria: Way to Nigeria’s Broadband Future, By Johnson, Juwah, Others Open Access Education and ‘south-south’ cooperation Open Access Visibility Statistics for Clinical Medicine Insights: Trauma and Intensive Medicine Read about PeerJ, a new open access publisher Registration is now open for the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference! Scientific Linux 6.3 RC1 Comes With LibreOffice UF Open Access Publishing Fund (UFOAP) continues in FY 2012-2013 University of Massachusetts Medical School Open Access Policy Open Architecture Ecoscape by Open Source Architecture Open Architecture Challenge Winners Open-Source Architecture: Can It Work? Open Cloud AppFog Collaborates with Rackspace to Support Open Cloud Ecosystem Feds open cloud list to supplier bids Open Cloud And The Open Cloud Initiative OpenStack goes public and starts fight for Cloudy hearts and minds Rackspace Debuts OpenStack Cloud Servers Rackspace Finally Goes Public with OpenStack Cloud Servers Rackspace Launches OpenStack Amazon Cloud Rival Rackspace Open Cloud Offers Easily Scalable Computing — and Freedom From Vendor Lock-in Rackspace releases Open Cloud The Rackspace Open Cloud: Better, Faster, More Affordable Uhuru’s AppCloud Ready To Go service targets developers who want to write applications that span the .NET and open source worlds. The PaaS runs atop Cloud Foundry and supports Java, Ruby, PHP, Node.js as well as Microsoft .NET, the company says. Open Communication Building Trust Through Honesty and Open Communication The Meanings of “Open Communication” Among Couples Coping with a Cardiac Event (YouTube 33:00) Open Communication [heavy Jesus factor] Open Culture Breath, Voice & Awareness My Chris Marker tribute post for Open Culture Paris in (Stop) Motion Open Data Fueling Education Innovation with Open Data Government must stop dumping unworkable raw data, say MPs Government slammed over release of shoddy open data sets Government’s transparency agenda on open data: ‘more work to do’ Help public understand government data, urge MPs Is Open Data Making an Impact? Official data must be easier to understand, say MPs Open Data: Call For Clarity Over Government’s Transparency Agenda Open Data for a Clean, Secure Energy Future Open data must do more for businesses, report finds Public accounts committee slams public sector organisations over open data Public Accounts Committee urges government to make case for free open data Thinking about Open Data, with a little help from the Data Hub Open Democracy See it like Putin Open Design Android app store criticized for open design Open Ecosystem AppFog Collaborates with Rackspace to Support Open Cloud Ecosystem Open Education 40 Open Education Resources You Should Know About http://bit.ly/LUYEBP via @ edudemic # OER UNESCO Establish Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) UNESCO Releases the 2012 Paris OER Declaration at the World Open Education Resources (OER) Congress OpenFlow OpenFlow tutorial for cloud providers Service providers eager to buy into SDN market Open Geospatial Blighty’s coolest mapper will flog its stuff to global buyers HipGeo launches new crowd-sourcing app Open Government (DC) Digital Government – Open standards for Innovation (NH) Attorney general rules Northampton officials violated Open Meeting Law (NM) Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press (NY) Cartoon: Andrew Cuomo’s open government plans (NY) Committee on Open Government says Sweden town court violated the law (UK) Open government is here to stay, like it or not (US) Open Impact Challenge: Spread the Word Open Hardware MIDIpal is an Open Box for Doing Stuff with Notes and Sequences and Things [Gallery, Interview] PhantomLink Provides Open-Source Alarm Monitoring Solution Open Innovation Civic Engagement and Open Innovation Digital Government – Open standards for Innovation Force for fundraising Heineken seeks draught ideas Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is Looking for Ideas: Launching the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Innovation Award Why Open Innovation Could Be Marissa Mayer’s Downfall At Yahoo! Open Maps HipGeo launches new crowd-sourcing app Open Materials Catarina Mota on the Open Materials Movement Open Media Open Media Project 2.0 Software for Public Access Television Providers Announced at 2012 Alliance for Community Media Conference and Exhibition in Chicago Open Meetings (California) Is Brown (Act) Out in California? Time May Tell (Illinois) Attorney General’s office raps city’s knuckles over Smart Grid hearings (Illinois) District 308 Board Hears Report on Open Meetings Act Violations (Illinois) Naperville acknowledges open meetings violation but disputes other findings (Illinois) New rules, but no action on Oswego meetings violation (Illinois) Our view: Law requires more info
on agendas (New York) Board skirts Open Meetings Law (Ohio) The Public’s Business: Local Governments Should Know, Comply With Open-Records Law (South Dakota) Task force formed on SD open records, meetings Open Mobile London Olympics ban open mobile hotspot functionality OpenTripPlanner Mobile App for iPhone Kickstarter campaign – some of your questions answered. Open Plans OpenTripPlanner Mobile App for iPhone Kickstarter campaign – some of your questions answered. Open Records (California) Court: Agencies can’t refuse to find records (California) The AQMD turns down Bono Mack’s open records request (Iowa) The Register’s editorial: Court gets it wrong on discipline records (Pennsylvania) Our opinion: How to contact Gov. (Redacted) (Pennsylvania) Rep. White’s open records appeal denied (Rhode Island) Government records more open following changes this year (South Dakota) Task force formed on SD open records, meetings Open Religion In Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V we trust: File-sharing made an official Swedish religion Open Repositories Open Repositories Pecha Kucha Open Science Let’s play ASHG 2012 title imputation! (+open science miscellanea) Open Skies Open Skies Agreement Should Facilitate Travel Between Israel and Europe Why ‘Open Skies’ is not right for the Isle of Man Open Society Echoing Green: Creating an Ecosystem for Social Enterprises The Case for Coherent Policy on Marijuana in Uruguay Open Software Alert: What’s Coming for Open Source CMS in August 2012 DornerWorks Wins SBIR Phase II Award to Develop Open-Source Hypervisor Open Source Asterisk Leader Kevin Fleming Leaving Project Open source Chaos Monkey brings order to cloud Open source traffic simulation written in Java PhantomLink Provides Open-Source Alarm Monitoring Solution Zurmo Open Source CRM GA Release Goes Around the World in 80 Days Open Space Technological Optimism – Open Space Technology Breakout Session Open Standards City of Tulsa Open Source Policy Digital Government – Open standards for Innovation Open Standards for Parallel Processing and Data Visualization Rackspace releases Open Cloud Transparency, Truth & Trust The ITU takes a (half-measured) step towards transparency Trust requires more than government telling the truth True Cost Letters: Tallying the true cost of coal Recent Corporate Aircraft Litigation Raises SEC Perquisite Disclosure Issues True cost of Homebrew UnConference BarCamp Eastwick: how we went “unconference”
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