Category Archives: Guest

Daniel Pink’s Drive: open source model is key to future development

This guest post is contributed by¬†Alvina Lopez, who writes on the topics of¬†accredited online schools. What continues to surprise me most about open source software (OSS) development is how the particular mindset OSS embodies has seeped into an incredibly diverse range of discussion that transcends software itself. Daniel Pink‘s latest book Drive: The Surprising Truth … Read more

The Ubuntu Developer Summit

This guest post was written by Alan Bell. Picture the scene: a sunny morning in a peaceful Belgian forest, rabbits playing on the grass, birds in the trees full of the joys of spring. This was the setting for the Ubuntu Developer Summit for the ‘Maverick Meerkat’ release. Three hundred or so people were assembled … Read more

Guest post: 2010 – Threats to copyleft

This post is by Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz, Director for European institution studies at Unisys Belgium (Brussels). His team is in charge of the www.OSOR.eu (Open Source Observatory and Repository), the Free/Libre/Open Source information platform and forge launched by the European Commission for public sector projects. Combining freedoms and copyleft in the Gnu GPL licence (invented by … Read more