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On Open Source and Academic Productivity...

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: Yesterday, I finished the analysis of a survey I passed for one of my courses. I used tables, pie graphs, bar graphs, and many of those features people love to see when data analysis is presented. Oh...I also used Open Office to build the whole thing.

Open Source for Amercia Honors Open Source Advocates

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ostatic.com: Open Source for Amercia was established to promote the awareness and use of Free and Open Source Software and technologies in the U.S. Federal Government. Today the winners of their inaugural open source awards program were announced during the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) 2010, in Portland, Oregon.

The Limits of Openness?

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opendotdotdot.blogspot: I've been a long-time fan of the 3D modelling program Blender. Here's a fascinating interview with Ton Roosendaal. It's well-worth reading, but there was one section that really caught my eye:

FLOSS is the right word

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  • FLOSS is the right word
  • Open Source Projects Have To Protect Their Brand
  • Open Data, Open Source, and the City of Portland
  • Open doors to open source computing
  • Open Source Trademarks

Teacher Ousted Over Open-Source Software

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themoscowtimes.com: A battle over whether open-source or proprietary software should be used in Moscow's public schools spilled into the open Wednesday when a schoolteacher said he was forced to quit for complaining about being forced to use Microsoft programs.

Master’s In Free Software and Free Standards

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pogson.6k.ca: Amen! The Free Software Foundation and the Free Technology Academy are getting together to provide a new Master’s programme to increase the number of people who can promote and utilize Free.

Hackers Use Open Source Too

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  • Hackers Use Open Source Too
  • Open-Source Software in the Enterprise
  • GPL compliance workshop on December 2nd in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Fluendo Joins Open Invention Network as a Licensee
  • Marketing an open source business
  • Open Source Think Tank Paris: Summary

50 Awesome Open Source Apps You've Never Heard Of

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earthweb.com: For this list, we've highlighted some newer open source tools you might have missed. We also included some gems from obscure categories, like Mandelbulbs, gene sequencing, and knitting, to name just a few.

A tour of the redesigned Drupal.org

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  • A tour of the redesigned Drupal.org
  • The commercialization of a volunteer-driven Open Source project

The proliferation of open source software

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independent.com.mt: Infrastructure and Communications Minister Austin Gatt launched what he called a Vision document yesterday, addressing open source software in government. “We would like to receive feedback from the public and private sectors, as well as citizens on this document which is up for consultation,” he said.

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