Open Source

Arduino: The Documentary

Auteur: 
Stephane Daury

A documentary on the birth and rise of the Arduino project.

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.

New and Improved MIT OpenCourseWare Courses

Auteur: 
Stephane Daury

MIT OpenCourseWare is launching five new courses today that mark a new model for one of the world’s premier open educational resources. These OCW Scholar courses are designed for use by independent learners, and like the other material made available through MIT OCW, are freely available for anyone to pursue.

Montréal Ouvert

Auteur: 
Stephane Daury

We are a citizen initiative that promotes open access to civic information for the region of Montreal.

We believe open access to civic information and data increases civic engagement, makes services more accessible, and creates opportunities for innovation.

Through this space we hope to initiate and sustain a productive dialogue on open access between stakeholders for the benefit of all Montréalers.

Via Montreal Ouvert: About Us.

Brian Behlendorf Becomes New CTO of World Economic Forum

Auteur: 
Stephane Daury

Brian Behlendorf, primary developer of the Apache Web Server, co-founder of the world’s first dedicated commercial web site creation company and a member of the Mozilla board has joined the World Economic Forum as the organization’s CTO, he announced on Twitter this morning.

[Upcoming] MontrealOuvert Hackathon, Jan 29th

Auteur: 
Heri

Photo from the first MontrealOuvert Hackathon Open government data group MontrealOuvert has announced a second hackathon Saturday Jan 29th. Like the first event, it’s an all-day event dedicated to the development of data APIs, applications, and interfaces relevant to Montreal citizens. The first event gathered gathered a diversity of developers at StationC, all believing in [...]

Patiner Montreal on Android

Auteur: 
Heri

One of the most active groups in Montreal, with its meetings and developer days, MontrealOuvert continues to make the case for open data in Montreal. Patiner Montreal was mentionned already in the latest hackathon, as one of the most advanced applications. There is now an Android application, made in record time, thanks to the fact [...]

Copyright in Canada: Let’s promote the emergence of new business models

Auteur: 
Heri

There is now currently an active online campaign to fight the upcoming Bill C-32, with various artists’ organization launching Facebook petitions, creative Youtube videos, and also websites such as culture equitable. Here’s a recent Ottawa video by Biz (from rapper group Loco Locass)

Québec Government Sees the Open Source Light

Auteur: 
Stephane Daury

All I have to say to the following is it’s about freakin’ time…

In what appears to be a 180 degree turn, Michelle Courchesne, Présidente du Conseil du Trésor of the government of Québec, announced that any governmental organization and any other entity depending on the government must consider open source software for any IT project, at the Salon du Logiciel Libre in Québec city.

Québec Government makes way for open source software in IT infrastructure

Auteur: 
Heri

salon du logiciel libre de québec In what appears to be a 180 degree turn, Michelle Courchesne, Présidente du Conseil du Trésor of the government of Québec, announced that any governmental organization and any other entity depending on the government must consider open source software for any IT project, at the Salon du Logiciel Libre in Québec city

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