Worth a Look: Open Source City

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Explore the five elements of an open source city using Raleigh, North Carolina as a case study. See how the open source characteristics of collaboration, transparency, and participation are shaping the open government and open data movements. This book showcases the open source culture, government policies, and economic development happening in Raleigh and acts as a guide for other cities to pursue their open source city brand.

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May 21

David Bollier: City as Commons – Open City

Categories: P2P / Panarchy
David Bollier

David Bollier

LabGov Pioneers the Paradigm of City as Commons

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The goal is to build peer-to-peer platforms – physical, digital and institutional – to advance three main purposes:  “living together (collaborative services), growing together (co-ventures), making together (co-production).”  The CO-Mantova project may soon start a CO-Mantova Commons School.

 

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May 19

Jean Lievens: European Open Science Cloud

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Towards the European Open Science Cloud

CERN has recently published a paper which outlines the establishment of the European Open Science Cloud that will enable digital science by introducing IT as a Service to the public research sector in Europe.

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May 11

Jean Lievens: Can Analytics Save The Earth?

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

This Earth Day, Let’s Start Using Analytics To Conserve Energy

The success of new energy projects relies on one crucial skill: the ability to derive insights from massive amounts of rapidly changing data. That’s why utilities and energy companies are adopting analytics to meet the rising demand for renewable energy from more sophisticated customers.

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May 10