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Simon Phipps
24th May 2022

About The Standards Question In The OpenUK Survey

There is a question about “standards” in the OpenUK survey this time around.  Why is it there? The UK is an important contributor to global...

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Amanda Brock
10th May 2022

State of Open 2022 Survey Launch

OpenUK’s second “State of Open Survey” #StateofOpen is live and runs until midnight BST on 12 June https://bit.ly/OpenUKStateofOpen2022.  State of Open was met with incredibly...

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Rochelle Farmer
15th July 2021

OpenUK submission cited in National Data Strategy Consultation Outcome

OpenUK’s Legal and Policy Group’s submission to the UK Government’s 2020 Consultation on the National Data Strategy has been cited in the Consultation Outcome. In...

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James Geddes
14th May 2021

Geek.Zone: mental health as a community

Geek.Zone is a community for geeks. We have a pretty broad definition on the word “geek”, as we feel that it is great to be...

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Cristian Parrino
5th March 2021

OpenUK Consortium developing open technology blueprint for the carbon negative data centre for COP26

Huge thanks to Ali Fenn and Fahmida Bangert at ITRenew, John Laban at the Open Compute Project and Michael Oghia at SDI Alliance for their...

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Steven Steer
19th February 2021

A negative person’s approach to positive economic change

I’m a self-conscious physicist, I see rhetoricians use words to amazing effect; they have a talent for coalescing people around visions and opportunities. Fantastic, keep...

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Drawnalism
12th February 2021

Amanda Brock: Commercial Models Using Open Source

These are live-captured notes from the talk OpenUK CEO Amanda Brock gave on 12th February 2021, as part of the Future Leaders series. Amanda joined...

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Amanda Brock
29th January 2021

Openness A short personal history of a lifetime in Open

I first became involved with the concepts of Openness when I was Head of Software Engineering in ICL ASD (Applications Software Division, replacing ICL Dataskill)...

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Rob McQueen
21st January 2021

The Endless rewards of Open Technology

OpenUK director Robert McQueen is the CEO of the newly-formed Endless OS Foundation, and as they launch their new blog, he’s written here about the...

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Stuart Langridge
14th January 2021

OpenUK Honours

So, I was awarded a medal. OpenUK, who are a non-profit organisation supporting open source software, hardware, and data, and are run by Amanda Brock, have...

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