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'Hacking Democracy' and Open Source Voting

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | January 21, 2012

Quotable: “I think we, as election officials, need to be a little bit more demanding from the vendors as to the technical specifications of this equipment. The vendors are driving the process of voting technology in the United States. I would much rather at this point I think focus on allowing citizens to select technology that satisfies their needs.”

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15 Workplace Barriers To Better Code

Peter Wayner | InfoWorld | June 24, 2013

Meetings, know-nothing managers, productivity metrics -- here's what's standing between you and the next generation of great software Read More »

Aero-Engineers Debut Open-Source Fluid Dynamics Design Application

Andrew Myers | | January 24, 2012

At a recent demonstration, the Stanford team debuted "Stanford University Unstructured" (SU2), an open-source application that models the effects of fluids moving over aerodynamic surfaces such as fuselages, hulls, propellers, rotors, wings, rockets and re-entry vehicles. Read More »

Black Duck Announces Ohloh Enhancements Providing New Visibility Into Open Source Activities Affiliated With Organizations, Expanded Code Search Capabilities

Press Release | Black Duck | October 25, 2012

Black Duck Software today announced enhancements to Ohloh, the world's most comprehensive developer resource for evaluating and tracking open source projects, contributors and code. Read More »

Eclipse and Java: An Open Source Trend Analysis

Bill McQuaide | Open Source Delivers | January 12, 2012

2011 was a banner year for the open source community, especially for the Eclipse Foundation, which celebrated its 10th anniversary. In that vein, I decided to look at 2011 open source project trends and compare them to popular Eclipse projects. Read More »

French Radio on Open Source Technologies for Clinical Trials

Staff Writer | Clinovo | June 28, 2012

Clinovo was recently interviewed by the French radio BFM Business for l’Atelier Numerique, a weekly 2-hour broadcast dedicated to innovation and new technologies in the Silicon Valley. Marc Desgrousilliers, CTO at Clinovo and Ismael Ghalimi, CEO at Sutoiku described how open source technologies are used in the world of clinical trials. Read More »

Google Summer of Code 2012 Announced

Rikki Endsley | Network World | February 5, 2012

OpenMRS, web-based medical record system originally designed for use in the developing world, has participated in GSoC for five years. In 2011, 15 students worked with OpenMRS mentors on a variety of tasks. Jelena Skorucak, for example, "reworked the attributes a person has within OpenMRS, giving clinics the flexibility to record more information about the persons."

Read More » Code Developed By The People And For The People, Released Back To The People

Alex Howard | The Atlantic | June 28, 2013

This new flagship federal .gov website is "open by design, open by default." That's a huge win for the American people. Read More »

How Government Can Share and Re-Purpose Open Source Civic Software

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | January 6, 2012

Civic Commons Director Nick Grossman and 2011 Code for America Fellow Jeremy Canfield give an overview of the new Civic Commons Marketplace, a repository and apps showcase for open source civic and government development projects. The marketplace launched in December.

Ladies Learning Code: Non-Profit Helps Young Women Get Tech-Savvy

Michael Oliveira | Huffington Post | April 26, 2012

Frustrated with a lack of female-targeted resources to help women learn high-tech skills for today's digital world, Heather Payne decided to act. The 25-year-old's brainwave is Toronto-based non-profit Ladies Learning Code, a group that aims to "empower everyone to feel comfortable learning beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative way." Read More »

LibreOffice 4.0 And The Power Of Brands

Keith Curtis | | February 11, 2013

LibreOffice 4.0 was launched last week, and the news reports and activity on social media were massive, more than any release of LibreOffice or OpenOffice before, with better coverage than many of Microsoft’s well-funded introductions... Read More »

Linux: The Gold Standard Of Code

Katherine Noyes | Linux Insider | June 16, 2012

There are few things more gratifying to those of us here in the Linux blogosphere than seeing the many and varied virtues of our favorite operating system get officially recognized... Read More »

Motivating Developers to Attend and Make Meaningful Contributions at Civic Hackathons

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | February 6, 2012

Mark Headd has some interesting thoughts on encouraging better participation at civic hackathons, suggesting perhaps a registration fee would drive more reliable participation. For those who will be at SXSW this year, he’s also giving a talk on lessons learned in organizing events such as these.

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Netflix Positioned To Lead The Next Wave Of Cloud Adoption

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | June 24, 2013

As the cloud grows in importance, Netflix is positioned to lead mainstream enterprises to adopt it in droves. Read More »

New Release: TeamForge 6.2- Integration, Visibility, and Reporting

Lothar Schubert | CollabNet | June 25, 2012

It’s exciting times for CollabNet customers. Today, CollabNet announced the release of TeamForge 6.2, with a heavy emphasis on integration, visibility and reporting.  Most notably also, this latest platform release enables leading Enterprise Git  and ‘Hybrid SCM’ (Git & Subversion) management, on-premises and in the cloud. Read More »