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February 5 @ 12:00 pm - February 5 @ 1:00 pm
Javier will tell you about our Open Hardware activities at CERN, including a bit of history, some details about White Rabbit (our most important OSHW project), the latest version of the CERN Open Hardware Licence and the importance of FOSS tools to design Open Hardware.
He will also submit some considerations about the special role public institutions have in the development of open source, in the hope they trigger thinking and discussion.
February 12 @ 12:00 pm - February 12 @ 1:00 pm
Amanda Brock, CEO at OpenUK, has conducted significant research over a decade in this area, from writing her first book chapter on this to revamping that chapter for the book Free and Open Source Law Policy and Practise, being published in 2021, by Oxford University Press with open access including both ereader and PDF thanks to the sponsorship of the Vietsch Foundation.
OpenUK in the Press
Big tech versus regulation – the start of an interesting decade, by Amanda Brock
An almighty battle is brewing over control and sovereignty of citizens’ data As we head towards 2021, governments around the world are grappling with how...Read more Read more about press post: Big tech versus regulation – the start of an interesting decade, by Amanda Brock
Women in digital: Amanda Brock
We talk to Amanda Brock, CEO of not-for-profit OpenUK about her career, the importance of open technology and of encouraging kids to learn digital skills...Read more Read more about press post: Women in digital: Amanda Brock
Amanda Brock discussing GaiaX with Computer Weekly
“We promote UK leadership in open technology,…That’s not an inward-looking activity, but one that pushes our talent and businesses into the global landscape.” says CEO,...Read more Read more about press post: Amanda Brock discussing GaiaX with Computer Weekly
OpenUK Press Releases
OpenUK Announces Inaugural New Year’s Honours List for UK Open Technology Industry
100 of the UK’s Open Technology leaders honoured today for their contributions to open source software, open hardware and open data » Read more about: OpenUK...Read more Read more about press release post: OpenUK Announces Inaugural New Year’s Honours List for UK Open Technology Industry
OpenUK joins GAIA-X as UK Lifeline
OpenUK announced joining the GAIA-X project for federated cloud in Europe » Read more about: OpenUK joins GAIA-X as UK Lifeline »Read more Read more about press release post: OpenUK joins GAIA-X as UK Lifeline
OpenUK joins International Open Source organisations expanding UK community representation » Read more about: OpenUK Membership »Read more Read more about press release post: OpenUK Membership