Microsoft and Open Source: An unofficial timeline The profound cultural transformation towards open source did not happen overnight at Microsoft. This is an unofficial timeline of Microsoft’s embrace of open source.
The chattering class has slightly expanded its understanding of open source. Is open source architecture’s digital disruption? The open-source movement could not only disrupt architecture but also help solve the global housing crisis.
Medialab Prado: Applying the Open Source Ethic to Civic Innovation An open data project is exploring new ways to use shareable databases in creative, public-spirited ways. Now Medialab Prado is trying to go global with its civic incubation model. In September and October, it will be hosting a MOOC course (in Spanish) on “how to …
Open Source Services Market worth $66.84 billion by 2026 Marginally reliable but interesting. Sadly, nobody — open or proprietary — offers holistic analytics or true cost economics. Expensive retards.
Funding Open Source: Saddle Up, Don Quixotes I read “A New Funding Model for Open Source Software.” The main idea is that the current approach to financial “support” of open source software is broken. I agree, particularly if one looks at the problem from the developer or developers in the “community.”
This ‘world’s biggest’ messaging and collaboration rollout is based on open source software UK startup Element is taking on the remote-collaboration space with an open project set to change the balance of power.