FLOSS Foundations

March 29, 2015

Louis Suárez-Pots

lupo

EC to create level playing field for open source | Joinup.

 

The European Commission will create a level playing field for open source software when procuring new software solutions, it announced on 27 March. Evaluation of open source and proprietary software will take into account their total cost of ownership and exit costs.

Credit for reporting to Gijs Hillenius 


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by oulipax at March 29, 2015 06:45 PM

March 27, 2015

Louis Suárez-Pots

lupo

Essay challenging Kevin Carey’s new book on higher education @insidehighered.

 

It’s a fine & blistering demolition of an argument made by self-interested enthusiasts and technobabblers. It’s also long, but worth reading.


Filed under: critique

by oulipax at March 27, 2015 07:36 PM