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Cristian Parrino
19th July 2022

Societal Value Metrics for Open Technology

Societal Value Metrics for Open Technology OpenUK launched its first sustainability strategy last year, and as a result embarked on a journey to elevate the...

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Amanda Brock
1st July 2022

Launching the OpenUK Summer of Open Source Software Security

OpenUK launched its Summer of Open Source Security on 29 June, with me having the honour of joining Open Source Initiative Founder, Bruce Perens, in...

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Amanda Brock
15th June 2022

Does Open Source Software need regulation?

Not for the first time, there have been calls for open source regulation. Regulating open source software would be wholly inappropriate and would fail to...

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Daniel Aldridge
10th June 2022

Pride in June and in Open Source – How LGBTQIA+ people are using Open Source to empower communities

As an out gay man, a proud ally to my LGBTQIA+ colleagues and a founding member of the Pride in BCS network of  LGBTQIA+ IT...

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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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