This evening Oregon State University Open Source Lab gathered staff, students and friends to celebrate their tenth anniversary. Was great to see the crew, and exciting to hear about their direction for the next decade. Their quiet and critical support of community open source projects continues. Drop in on their web site, and if you’reContinue reading “Happy Tenth Anniversary OSL”
Found this info-graphic interesting. An English translation of the narrative can be found at this link. (See full post for full image courtesy of infografik.) 10 Years of Open Source infographic by infografik.
From an invited presentation at the International Free Software Forum, a snapshot of a number of international economic development initiatives based on open source software, the full post includes a an embedded slide share presentation.
On April 6th, 2012 the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP) rolled out their brand new Source Code Policy, setting the direction for their agency to consume and contribute to open source software. As a brand new agency, CFBP is in the enviable position of creating their technology road map on a while sheet ofContinue reading “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Source Code Policy: Open and Shared”
If you’re involved in Open Government, I encourage you to participate in this first informal open government communities survey. The objective of the short survey is to create a view of the broad community of constituents that comprise the open government movement, with a special interest in understanding the interplay and influence of open sourceContinue reading “Open Government Communities Survey; Be Counted”
Following the first year of implementation of the Open Government Directive, a number of valuable reports have addressed the openness and transparency progress made by federal agencies. Today’s Open Source for America (OSFA) report card digs a little deeper into its own domain – Open Source, Open Technology in use in their report on FederalContinue reading “US Federal Report Card on Open Source, Technology Released”