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Intel Introduces New Irish-Designed Galileo Development Board

Karina Corbett | Business & Leadership | October 3, 2013

Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich today announced a collaboration agreement with Arduino LLC, the leading open source hardware platform in the maker and education community. Read More »

Labor Dept. $500 Million Community College Grants Include Health IT

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | September 20, 2012

The Department of Labor released $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of training programs, including for health IT and other healthcare programs in rural areas. Read More »

Lessons from the Use of Open Source and Open Data in Nepal's Earthquake Relief

The power of an open source project like OpenStreetMap during a crisis like Nepal's earthquake is undeniable, and I had the opportunity to see it up close and personal. I worked with the Kathmandu Living Labs team, where I observed thousands of local and international volunteers collaborating to create data and tools. Responding agencies used the team's work to plan and execute their operations. The philosophy of Kathmandu Living Labs is that by collaboratively building upon existing work, we will reach much further and have a far greater impact than working on problems individually and from scratch...

Marc Andreessen: It is Time for America to Build

Marc Andreessen | a16z | April 18, 2020

...I think building is how we reboot the American dream. The things we build in huge quantities, like computers and TVs, drop rapidly in price. The things we don't, like housing, schools, and hospitals, skyrocket in price. What's the American dream? The opportunity to have a home of your own, and a family you can provide for. We need to break the rapidly escalating price curves for housing, education, and healthcare, to make sure that every American can realize the dream, and the only way to do that is to build.

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Roy Kaufman: Shifting Revenues From Post-Publication To Pre-Publication: The Impact Of Open Access

Roy Kaufman | Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) | March 27, 2014

Roy Kaufman, Managing Director of New Ventures at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), writes here in a guest post about the shift of revenue to pre-publication and what that means to publishers. Read More »