Tag Archives: Open Source

NZOSA 2010 – Open Source in Business – Ponoko

This is what they we saying about open source in business during 2010

Ponoko — the hub of a global personal manufacturing eco-system that brings together creators, digital fabricators, materials suppliers and buyers to make almost anything Don Christie introduces the finalists in the category “Open Source in Business” at the New Zealand Open Source Awards Ceremony in Wellington on 9 November 2010. David ten Have accepts the award on behalf of Ponoko. More information about the awards at www.nzosa.org.nz

LiveCode by RunRev – Open Source Programming for All

This is definitely a video worth watching. If you would like to write your own apps. check this out?

LiveCode lets you create an app for your smartphone, tablet, desktop computer or server, whether you are a programmer or not. We are excited to bring you this Kickstarter project to create a brand new edition of our award-winning software creation platform. LiveCode has been available as a proprietary platform for over a decade. Now with your support we can make it open and available to everyone. With your help, we will re-engineer the platform to make it suitable for open source development with a wide variety of contributors. Support our campaign and help to change coding forever. www.kickstarter.com

Overview of Open Source Health IT Tools and Solutions

This is the second and final webinar in a series that focuses on open source health information technology (IT) tools and solutions for the safety net community. Open Source health IT tools are lower cost alternatives to proprietary systems. The presenters will provide an overview of different types of open source tools, the benefits and challenges of using open source health IT tools, and how these systems can be used, and provide high quality care to meet population health needs. In addition, our lead speaker is Dr. Rob Kolodner, a former National Coordinator of Health IT and currently the Chief Health Informatics Officer for the non-profit organization Open Health Tools, Inc. Dr. Kolodner will present on various open source health IT tools and how they can benefit the safety net community’s health IT needs. The second presenter, Ms. Eliza Gibson will speak about her experience using an open source cloud computing systems in a newly established urban free clinic. Lastly, our third presenter Dr. Amit Acharya will present on the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin’s use of an open dental EHR system which is interoperable with its in house developed EHR system. The presenters include: Rob Kolodner, MD, Chief Health Informatics Officer, Open Health Tools, Inc; Eliza Gibson, LCSW, Executive Director, Clinic by the Bay; Amit Acharya, BDS, MS,Ph.D., Interim Director, MCRF Biomedical Informatics Core, Marshfield Clinic

Open Source Robots

In this episode we show how to build your own open source robot control system using IPGamepad and other open source software we’ve written. Make sure to visit the project page at ipgamepad.googlecode.com We also show off our latest robot called Mantis. By building the controls around a Netduino, the robot is extremely extensible and can receive commands from any WiFi enabled device.

How Open Source Projects Survive Poisonous People (And You Can Too)

Google Tech Talks January 25, 2007 ABSTRACT Every open source project runs into people who are selfish, uncooperative, and disrespectful. These people can silently poison the atmosphere of a happy developer community. Come learn how to identify these people and peacefully de-fuse them before they derail your project. Told through a series of (often amusing) real-life anecdotes and experiences. Google engEDU Speaker: Ben Collins-Sussman Speaker: Brian Fitzpatrick