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Why consider Open source web development?

Open source web development is the new buzz word and there are many advantages associated with the same when compared to conventional software development and here in this article, we’ll look just at them. 381 more words


#EBSCO Supports New #OpenSource Project

Software for academic libraries will be developed collaboratively. Developers and librarians are working together to create a radically new, open source library services platform (LSP) aimed at transforming the technology academic libraries rely on. 118 more words


Facebook Aims to Drive Down Tech Prices to Expand Its Reach by QUENTIN HARDY and MIKE ISAAC


The social network wants to triple its 1.6 billion global users, but to do that, it will have to make connecting to the Internet much less expensive. 18 more words


A Larger Context & Bigger Transformation

Creative Commons based open business models are part of something larger, a bigger transformation taking place in society and the economy.

This really struck home for me when, in response to our open call for nominations on who we should interview for our book on Creative Commons based open business models, we received tons of suggestions — many of which didn’t use Creative Commons at all. 1,782 more words

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Central Access Reader

As far as open source software goes, this is a fantastic program. Central Access reader (CAR) will produce speech for both text and math. Math equations will still need to be created in a  math equation editor for proper playback however.

ImplicitCAD: Programmatic CAD Built with 3D Printing in Mind

Programmatic CAD, in particular the OpenSCAD language and IDE, has accompanied the maker movement for a while now. After its introduction in 2009, it quickly found its way into the 3D printing toolbox of many makers and eventually became what could be called an Industry Standard among open hardware labs, makerspaces and tinkerers. 1,175 more words

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Aplikasi Portable

Aplikasi portable merupakan aplikasi yang tidak perlu diinstall ke root artinya langung bisa dijalankan. kelebihannya dari aplikasi ini adalah open source alias free, bisa diinstall di drive mana saja termasuk juga (USB flash drive, memory card, portable hard drive, dll). 84 more words

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