The State of Open Source in South Korea

Open source software is growing exponentially all around the world, and South Korea is a vital part of that trend. While most South Korean open source projects don't get the international attention that projects from the Apache Foundation, the Linux Foundation, and similar organizations receive, they are making significant contributions to mobility, artificial intelligence, web technologies, and other areas. Samsung may be the best-known South Korean company working in open source, but Naver, Kakao, Coupang, and others are also writing important open source software and maintaining their projects on GitHub.

Ready or Not: New Report on Protecting the Public's Health

The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released its 2019 edition of what it hopes will be an annual report, Ready or Not: Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism last February. The ground-breaking report warns about key global challenges ahead, like the risk of a flu pandemic; the impact of weather pattern changes due to climate change; the dangers of antimicrobial resistance, and others, and tries to offer advice on how to prepare for them.

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Top 3 Benefits of Company Open Source Programs

Many organizations, from Red Hat to internet-scale giants like Google and Facebook, have established open source programs (OSPO). The TODO Group, a network of open source program managers, recently performed the first annual survey of corporate open source programs, and it revealed some interesting findings on the actual benefits of open source programs. According to the survey, the top three benefits of managing an open source program are: Awareness of open source usage/dependencies, increased developer agility/speed, better and faster license compliance.

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  • May 7, 2019 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News
    Open source software is growing exponentially all around the world, and South Korea is a vital part of that trend. While most South Korean open...
  • May 5, 2019 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News
    The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released its 2019 edition of what it hopes will be an annual report, Ready or Not: Protecting the Public's...
  • April 29, 2019 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News
    People in healthcare have been speculating for years about who or what will be the "Uber of healthcare." Uber shocked the transportation industry...
  • February 25, 2019 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News
    I finally got around to reading Bryan Caplan's The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money. In it, Dr. Caplan...
  • April 25, 2019 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News
    On April 17, 2019 the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released the second draft of its Trusted Exchange...

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