Is Open Source the new black?

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Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives → Is Open Source the new black? July 15th, 2010 · View Comments It seems as if Open Source is becoming fashionable, particularly when it comes to maps. Although I believe open source is a very useful and viable way to work, I do worry about companies leaping into it without some careful planning and research.

25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

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To get a basic idea I ran Page Speed , the open source Firefox/Firebug add-on that Google recommends, on the home page of 25 news sites. Article Source Page Speed Score (article) 1 Yahoo! Related posts: 20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority NBA Playoff Teams Ranked by Facebook Page Engagement An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google on to.

Adam Sherk

For more information, see Principles of Living Stories and this video from Google: UPDATE: February 17, 2010 – Google News announced that the Living Stories code would be made open source to allow for more sites to experiment with the format. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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An Early Look at News Media Twitter Lists: Not Much Traction

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites My Top 10 Posts of 2009 on News Media, SEO and Social Media An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook News Sites on Twitter: Who is Making the Most Impact? { Daniel November 5, 2009 at 6:06 pm Also, how comfortable will news organizations be linking to other sources? To reporters’ sources?

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Open Software – from watches to newspapers

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Open Software – from watches to newspapers July 5th, 2010 · View Comments One of the most interesting trends of recent years has been the way that increasing openness has been embraced by a growing number of proprietary business who realise that they probably can’t come up with all the great ideas for a product. And then open-source it to developers to come up with amazing ideas for what could be displayed there, rather than trying to think of them all.

One potential USP for Diaspora

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And with the open source and distributed, open approach to data, it could be made easy for consumers and companies to hook up using Diaspora as a platform and channel, rather than having to be within the social network itself. Tags: Vendor Relationship Management · open source · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? or higher, but the interesting thing is the open multiplayer platform framework which supports the different platforms, and also the range of wireless connectivity, including 3G and Wifi.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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On the other hand, in Europe more sites use inhouse and open source implementations (Vuorikari, 2003). These allow custom extensions, which may pave the way for the development of open APIs for connection by PLEs. This includes the assignment of tasks with an open, constructivist foundation, where students push learning forward through active collaboration, problem-solving, investigation and discovery, creating meaning on their own terms. My Blogroll.

Is Xbox Live better than golf for digital business networking?

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Open Software – from watches to newspapers Is Open Source the new black?

Using Blogs to Enhance Learning – Some Helpful Tips - OpenEducation.net

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Open Education. Reynard suggests teachers be very reasonable and flexible, with the blog being open for the longest possible time frame the instructor can manage. October 10, 2008 Over at Open Education there is a post about using blogs with students. Open Source Software. Our Blogroll. Open Education.net is brought to you by Go College. Open Education.net.Free Education for All. Using Blogs to Enhance Learning â?? Some Helpful Tips.

My Gov 2.0 Heroes

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community, the people who have helped me in my career, the people who made me believe that openness, transparency, and collaboration in government could be a reality. Heroes: Don Burke/Sean Dennehy December 2006 – that’s when I read “ Open-Source Spying &# by Clive Thompson. It happened because some passionate people truly believed that openness, transparency, sharing, and collaboration would truly help improve them do their jobs better.

Managing in the Virtual or Network(ed) Organization: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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I wonder: Have you read “The Success of Open Source&# by Steven Weber? Blogroll. About |. Contributors |. Contact us. Managing in the Virtual or Network(ed) Organization by Jon Husband. July 27, 2008 at 9:05 pm. · · Filed under Collaboration , Communities , Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Talent Management.

Six degrees of separation in instant messaging | Emerging Technology Trends | ZDNet.com

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Busy man… Sources: Katharine Sanderson, Nature, March 13, 2008; and various websites. Suns Open Work Program Cuts CO2 Emissions, Reduces Real Estate Costs, Improves Job Satisfaction; Additional Focus on Energy Efficient Products, Greener Datacenters Delivers Value for Sun and Customers. The Cisco Mobility Resource Center is your source for FREE mobility solutions. Blogroll. Linux and Open Source. On TV.com: Blonde and beautiful HEIDI MONTAG.

Try Looking Outside to Solve the Problems Inside

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link] sradick Great points Andrew – I think we’re starting to see more of the federal/state/local/municipal collaboration as things like Manor Labs, the DC gov stuff, and the SF open source initiatives have gotten more attention. link] sradick Great points Andrew – I think we’re starting to see more of the federal/state/local/municipal collaboration as things like Manor Labs, the DC gov stuff, and the SF open source initiatives have gotten more attention.

Makers by Cory Doctorow

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← The death of the Open Web has been somewhat exaggerated A couple of weeks of catching up… → Makers by Cory Doctorow May 24th, 2010 · View Comments I don’t often review books on here, and I review fiction books even less, but Makers is definitely a worthwhile exception, as Cory Doctorow is well-known both as an author, and for his views and work on copyright and open rights.

Six Villains of Gov 2.0 | Social Media Strategery

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Weaknesses: Open Platforms. The Information Sucker is keenly aware of the increased attention being paid to open government initiatives and wants to get in on the action without actually doing any of the work. Credible to the agency management because he or she is IT but the IT Old Guard doesn't get the new world of web apps and open source. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Personal KM; KM Business Case; KM, culture and compromise; KM Books Wiki

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Blogroll. » Open source blogs and wikis, Words of Wisdom, Leadership Principles, 800 Pound Gorilla, Introduction to social network methods. HP Communities. » Contact HP. United States-English. Search: HP Communities. All of HP. » Home - Tab. Blogs - Tab - Selected. Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield. Personal KM; KM Business Case; KM, culture and compromise; KM Books Wiki. Published. 18 April 2007, 06:03 PM.

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Forget e-readers, I just want a CC-reader

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And I even suspect it wouldn’t be too hard to create – a simple multi-user review site on an open source platform, and enough people to spread the word would be a great start, run on a non-profit basis, and collating enough works to allow e-reader manufacturers to easily give users access to a huge number of brilliant works (which would also be a trackable mechanism for boosting sales of the paid versions, and thus giving another benefit for traditional book publishers).

Google Buzz proves problems with single online identities

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Let me own some software – ideally Open Source, which is stored locally on my own devices, and then allows for the initial interaction with networks and service providers.

What I Like/Didn't Like About blogworld

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Networking - I met soooo many more great people that I’m now following/being followed by , I’ve added more blogs to my RSS feeds, and have opened up tons of future resources. I use dozens of Firefox extensions, am on Twitter, use open source software where possible, etc. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0

Gov 2.0 – We Need to Get Past the Honeymoon Stage of Our Relationship

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Oh wait – we will… Identify the skeptics and open up a dialogue with them – let’s stop talking about how great we all are amongst ourselves. Open government=closed society of geeks [link] [link] Prokofy Neva You talk as if it is only admirals in the way of the Goverati. You’re also right on about open source software – it’s not always the answer. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Justifying Social Media to the Big Wigs

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Use an open source microblogging service like Yammer or QikCom. Think of it like an IM platform where every IM you send is open to everyone else in the network. You may say that your IM application offers the ability to create a chatroom – the difference here is that messages are open to everyone, not just the people you choose. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.

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Ever since President Obama’s “Transparency and Open Government&# memo was issued a few weeks ago, it seems that every one of our clients is asking about social media. It’s ok to have debates, arguments, and disagreements about the best way to go about achieving “Government 2.0.&# Diverse perspectives, opinions, and beliefs should be embraced and talked about openly. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0