GDT::FLOSS::Electronic Rambler::Archive::Year 2013

Linux 2013: Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time

[22 December 2013, top]

Schools Need To Be FLOSSers
This has been sitting in the "to be posted" been since August of this year (2013). should open source software be used in schools?

[24 November 2013, top]

GNU is Turning 30 This Month

[07 September 2013, top]

Open Sourced Clinical Trials? I Say YES

[26 August 2013, top]

Linux Turns 22
The email message announcing a new operating system was posted to the comp.os.inix Usenet group.'s Famous Email

[25 August 2013, top]

OER: Open Educational Resources
I'm an instructor at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona, and some of my co-workers are doing a lot with respect to math related OER (Open Educational Resources). Educational Resources

[22 May 2013, top]

FLOSS Movement Keeps Moving Forward
It's a good time to be a FLOSSer.
   "It's been recognized that software is eating the world," 
    said Michael Skok, general partner at North Bridge Venture 
    Partners. "Our survey points to the fact that open source 
    is eating the software world." source is taking over the software world, survey says

[18 April 2013, top]

Ubuntu Kylin (China)
Ubuntu Kylin... Good news for Free Software and Open Source?
   "The release of Ubuntu Kylin brings the Chinese open source community 
    into the global Ubuntu community," said Mark Shuttleworth, founder 
    of Ubuntu and Canonical. "With Ubuntu Kylin, China now has its own 
    secure and stable desktop operating system, produced alongside 
    Ubuntu's global community. Ubuntu combines proven technology with 
    a mature ecosystem and strong OEM and ISV partners, and this 
    initiative allows the Joint Lab to bring those strengths to 
    China across the full range of platforms: desktop, server, 
    cloud, tablet and phone." -- and Chinese standards body announce Ubuntu collaboration

[03 April 2013, top]

Google's Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge
It's true!
   "Open-source software has been at the root of many innovations in 
    cloud computing, the mobile web, and the Internet generally."
    -- Duane Valz, Senior Patent Counsel at Google Inc.

The OPN Pledge?

   "Today (3/28/2013), we're taking another step towards that goal by 
    announcing the Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge: we pledge 
    not to sue any user, distributor or developer of open-source software 
    on specified patents, unless first attacked." -- Google Inc. a stand on open source and patents

[30 March 2013, top]

Everything is Open
Morphing Bob Dylan's "Everything is broken..." Open this, open that, everything is open. Department of State Unveils Open Book Project

[07 February 2013, top]

Simon Phipps and the Open Source Initiative (OSI)
Simon Phipps is President of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). From "The OSI is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about, and advocate, for the benefits of open source, and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community." Conversation with the President of the Open Source Initiative (Video)

[06 February 2013, top]

Open Sourced 3D Printing Source Pushes 3D Printers to Success

[02 February 2013, top] Turns 3
From the Facebook page for

It's our birthday today. Help us celebrate: great years of sharing the open source story

[25 January 2013, top]

Open Source Ecology Source Philosophy from Open Source Ecology
   "We're developing open source industrial machines that can 
    be made for a fraction of commercial costs, and sharing 
    our designs online for free." -- Open Source Ecology Source Ecology

[25 January 2013, top]

About the FLOSSER
The FLOSS E-Rambler (FLOSSER) is excited about the increasingly popularity of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS). The FLOSSER was created on 18 September 2004 and it started 2013 with 250 postings.

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