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Last Days to Contribute to NZ Open Government Action Plan

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:35 pm | Open Source Open Society

New Zealand’s ‘Open Government Partnership’ Action Plan is open for consultation until the end of day on this Friday 26 August. If you care about transparency, accountability participation and better use of technology in the way our government is run then ... More >>

Doug Rushkoff on sharing the means of production at OS//OS

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:29 pm | Open Source Open Society

Today’s opening keynote by Douglas Rushkoff wasn’t what I expected. It was better. Main theme: digital platforms can either be corralled into the service of economic monopolists, or recognised as a means of production that can be either shared for ... More >>

Mass Surveillance and Internet Democracy

Friday, 19 August 2016, 3:07 pm | Open Source Open Society

Last night’s ‘Waatea 5th Estate’ with Bomber Bradbury featured three Open Source Open Society speakers on a panel discussing Mass Surveillance and Internet Democracy. More >>

10 things you won’t want to miss at OS//OS 2016.

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 4:15 pm | Open Source Open Society

The OS//OS 2016 conference kicks off next Monday 23rd August in Wellington. Tickets moving quick http://opensourceopensociety.com/programme.html 1) Hear how world leading technologists are using open source technology to transform US government ... More >>

Tech Expert In NZ To Speak On Potential Of Internet

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 2:41 pm | Open Source Open Society

The open nature of technology creates great possibilities to positively influence the values of our society and institutions and it should be doing more than making a few people rich; says coder and activist Evan Henshaw-Plath. More >>

US Government Reshapes Core Services Through Open Source

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:17 pm | Open Source Open Society

Yesterday Kathryn Ryan interviewed Eric Hysen, the head of U.S. Digital Service at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about his organisation's efforts to streamline and improve government IT projects. Hysen, formerly a Silicon Valley tech guru at ... More >>

Open Source//Open Society Conference Live Blog

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 5:43 pm | Open Source Open Society

Scoop will be hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference right here on 22/23 August. We will also be streaming pre-conference coverage over the next week so bookmark this page now! More >>

A Policy Win For Open Source Software In New Zealand

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:33 pm | Open Source Open Society

The recent announcement of a new policy framework providing guidance to public agencies on the licensing of open source software (OSS) will lead to better results across government and industry by enabling more collaboration. The policy is significant ... More >>

A Policy Win For Open Source Software in NZ

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:50 am | Open Source Open Society

The recent announcement of a new policy framework on open source software (OSS) licensing will lead to better results across government and industry by enabling more collaboration. More >>

New Victoria University Programme to offer free Tech IP

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 4:56 pm | Open Source Open Society

Victoria University will offer rights to selected technologies for free in a bid to collaborate better with industry to increase local innovation. The Easy Access IP (EAIP) programme will provide local companies and NGOs with free and simple licenses to commercially ... More >>

Walking the walk: Participation

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 1:45 pm | Open Source Open Society

The internet is rewiring the world so everyone can be an active participant. This step change in thinking— where everyone, by default, can participate, with ideas in their heads that they can and should share, is changing everything from ... More >>

2nd annual Open Source Open Society

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 1:33 pm | Open Source Open Society

Openness and transparency are changing the world - including business, government, and democracy - and New Zealanders have the opportunity to spend two days learning from global leaders about how this country could benefit. More >>

The Scoop Foundation - an open model for New Zealand media

Friday, 22 July 2016, 12:29 pm | Open Source Open Society

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound ... More >>

Fixing the digital economy with Douglas Rushkoff at OS//OS

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 11:45 am | Open Source Open Society

New York-based Media Theorist and Professor Douglas Rushkoff is a confirmed Keynote speaker at the Open Source Open Society conference taking place at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on August 22/23rd 2016. Rushkoff is a bestselling writer, documentary ... More >>

Make friends with data

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 3:56 pm | Open Source Open Society

Big data, open data, meta-data, cloud data. Data journalism, data based decisions, data driven marketing, data analysis, data visualisation, interactive data, data based development, data trends, data storage, data transparency, data ownership, ... More >>

#OSOS2015 - Open collaboration in action - Mega World Cafe

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:51 am | Open Source Open Society

Sam and Chelsea from lifehack led OS//OS through a giant collaborative jam using World Cafe social technology. @ChelseaRobnson @SamRye_enspiral #OSOS2015! More >>

#OSOS2015 - Slack-jawed at diversity in open source

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:48 am | Open Source Open Society

A culture of argument and competition ruins diversity and collaboration in a community - precisely the most important elements for unlocking the potential of open source. We need to change the way we communicate to build an open society. @amatuerhuman ... More >>

#OSOS2015 - Patent holders with cannons - 17th Ct. lessons

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:47 am | Open Source Open Society

Craig Ambrose looks to the industrial revolution for lessons for our emerging tech industries. Beware the power of patents. @craigambrose #OSOS2015 More >>

#OSOS2015 - When we share, we win

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:45 am | Open Source Open Society

Everyone wins when we contribute to the commons, but laws are making it more difficult, says Billy Meinke. @billymeinke #OSOS2015 More >>

#OSOS2015 Learn from centuries of OS experience? Ask Maori

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:43 am | Open Source Open Society

Operating open is a practice, not just a process, and Maori have got it dialed. Look to Matauranga Maori (wisdom) for your tips, says Chris Cormack. @ranginui #OSOS2015 More >>





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