Monthly Archives: März 2016

Mrz 16

ReactOS 0.4.0 – A Windows Binary compatible Open Source OS : Review

By Lotte Nielsen

The ReactOS is an open source operating system, that is designed to be binary compatible with windows binary files. It is not something like running WINE on a GNU/Linux system, instead it is something written from scratch, inspired by windows 9x architecture. Recently ReactOS team announced release of ReactOS 0.4.0, latest official release of project. […]

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Mrz 15

Open source reveals the value of social norms

By Lotte Nielsen

Lately I’ve been knocking off a few books that have accumulated on my must-read list. One of my favorites is actually a recommendation from my technical sales professor at SAIT (my local polytechnical college): Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely. My professor recommended it because of its insights around behavioral science, specifically the factors that influence […]

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Mrz 14

The US government buys into open-source programming

By Lotte Nielsen

The Federal government is embracing open-source programming with a new pro-open-source development policy. Microsoft isn’t the one only that’s recognizing that open-source is the best way to create great software. Tony Scott, the US Chief Information Officer, announced that the federal government is „releasing for public comment a draft Federal Source Code policy to support […]

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Mrz 10

Microsoft Loves Open Source (Servers): SQL Server 2016 Comes to Linux

By Lotte Nielsen

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 will support Linux-based operating systems, another open source-friendly move by the company. Add another item to the list of the ways Microsoft (MSFT) is showering the Linux community with love. This week, the company announced that SQL Server, its enterprise database platform, will now run on open source operating systems as […]

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Mrz 09

New Hope Technology Project Brings Linux to Taylor, Texas

By Lotte Nielsen

Reglue continues to make a difference in Southeastern Texas with its new hope computer technology project. It’s said that the wheels of progress turn slowly. That proves to be true to the nth when dealing with any kind of government. Be that as it may, things do happen eventually. This week is a shining example […]

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Mrz 08

Open Source Initiative Welcomes Internet Systems Consortium as Newest Affiliate Member

By Lotte Nielsen

Core community in developing and maintaining the Internet’s infrastructure adds it’s voice, experience and leadership to open source advocacy. The Open Source Initiative® (OSI) is honoured to announce ISC (Internet Systems Consortium), the organization behind the ongoing development and distribution of the most used name server software, BIND, has joined the OSI as an Affiliate […]

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Mrz 07

Designing social intranets for cultural change

By Lotte Nielsen

Guido Stevens participated with a presentation at the Danish IntraTeam Event 2016 for High Performing Intranets, Enterprise Social Networks and Digital Workplaces, which took place from March 1-3 in Copenhagen. The conference focus was on the intranet, knowledge sharing, internal social media, internal communication and how you can help your co-workers to be more efficient. […]

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Mrz 03

Open source i.MX6 SBC offers Pi and Arduino expansion

By Lotte Nielsen

Fedevel released an open source design for a Linux-ready, i.MX6-based “OpenRex” SBC with a Cortex-M3 MCU, a stackable design, and Arduino and Pi expansion. Most embedded board vendors announce a board for pre-sale, then wait to post whatever documentation they intend to release when they finally ship the board. Slovakia-based training and embedded firm Fedevel […]

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