following are links to selected organizations focused on collaborative,
'open' technology and solutions aimed at meeting many of the challenges
of the future:
- Code For America - Enlisting
talents of the web industry into public service to use their skills to
solve core problems facing our communities, cities, and government at
- Creative Commons - Helping people to share knowledge, research, and educational materials with others around the world. Videos
- Crowdsourcing.Org - Online repository of news, articles, videos, and site information on the topic of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding.
- Free Software Foundation (FSF) - Providing links to a range of open source software applications and projects.
- Linux Professional Institute - Advocating, training, & certifying individuals in the professional use of Linux and Open Source software.
- Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons
- Providing access to a wide range of teaching and learning materials
that may be freely used and shared - for elementary schools, high
schools, and universities.
- Open Embedded Software Foundation
- Organized by corporations involved in developing and constructing
embedded system solutions based on the Android framework & platform.
- Open Innovation Community - Providing the latest news, research, discussions and solutions related to 'open innovation'.
- Open Source for America (OSFA) - Raising awareness and use of collaborative, open
source software solutions in the U.S. government.
- Open Source Ecology - A network of farmers, engineers, and supporters creating the open source Global Village Construction Set
- Open Technology Institute (OTI) - Formulates policy and regulations in support of open architectures and innovative open source solutions.
- Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) - Supporting new communication models that expand 'open access' to scholarly research & journals.
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