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Women in Startups

Sarah Tavel has a good data-backed post about the general dearth of women in startups, and how the gender balance in a startup changes if the CEO is female. ...
February 28, 2010

Humanitarian Free & Open Source Symposium

The second annual HFOSS is taking place March 10 in Milwaukee (along with SIGCSE 2010). F&OS communities helped save a lot of lives after the Haiti disas...
February 28, 2010

Panton Principles

Via Cameron Neylon: the Panton Principles are guidelines for open data in science. In full: Science is based on building on, reusing and openly criticising t...
February 28, 2010

Summer of Code 2010

Google Summer of Code 2010 is now up and running. Mentoring organizations can apply March 8-12, and students can apply March 29-April 9 (but should start wor...
February 24, 2010