GDT::FLOSS::Electronic Rambler::Archive::Year 2014

FLOSSER
Open Hardware

[31 December 2014, top]

A Short History of Open Source
The FLOSSER agrees with Joel.
   "While social change may occur as an unintended by-product of 
    technological change, advocates of new technologies often have 
    promoted them as instruments of positive social change."--Joel West

PikToChart.com::History of the Open Source Movement

[26 July 2014, top]

Twitter Does Open Source
I agree! Open Source is frequently the right thing to do.
   "The Right Thing To Do: these days it's difficult to build anything 
    without benefiting from open source in some fashion." 

Gigaom.com::Twitter did a Reddit AMA about open source. Here are some highlights

[27 April 2014, top]

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is a FLOSSer
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is a FLOSSer.
   "You will see that most government agencies, if not all, are using 
    open source solutions today, whether software or hardware. It is 
    core in our infrastructure because we see the business value with 
    using those tools." -- Stephen Warren, the acting VA CIO 

OpenSource.com::The state of open source at the VA (Veterans Affairs)

[04 March 2014, top]

Open Source Should Thank These Five Companies
I'll name drop... Square, Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

ReadWrite.com::Open Source Should Thank These Five Companies

[06 February 2014, top]

Red Hat is a Major FLOSSer
@nanofoo received the following tweet from @OpenSourceWay on 2014.01.29.
   Seven ways to get involved in open source in 2014: 
   http://red.ht/K2m3BW

[29 January 2014, top]

The Open Compute Project

[29 January 2014, top]

Trust but Verify
I agree!
   "It is becoming increasingly difficult to trust the privacy properties 
    of software and services we rely on to use the Internet. Governments, 
    companies, groups and individuals may be surveilling us without our 
    knowledge." -- Brendan Eich, CTO and SVP Engineering, Mozilla and
    Andreas Gal, VP Mobile and R&D, Mozilla

BrendanEich.com::Trust but Verify

[22 January 2014, top]

Youth in Open Source Week, January 13-17
The FLOSS movement will really gain momentum if our P-20 educational system would incorporate FLOSS into the daily curriculum.

OpenSource.com::Announcing Youth in Open Source Week: January 13 - 17

[13 January 2014, top]

About the FLOSS E-Rambler
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 2014 with 265 postings.

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[01 January 2014, top]


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