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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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Amanda Brock
29th April 2022

What’s up at OpenUK this year

Following a hiatus in our blogposts we are back with a really exciting line up of guest blogs and updates and opinion pieces from OpenUK...

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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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Amanda Brock
10th April 2021

OpenUK’s Kids Camp, GCSE, Apprenticeships and University Group

On 7 April we were honoured to be recognised by the GNOME Community Challenge as the Runner Up in the first Challenge, with our Kids...

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Amanda Brock
23rd March 2021

OpenUK Response to Richard Stallman’s Reinstatement to FSF Board

This week’s announcement from the FSF is disappointing. OpenUK puts Belonging at the heart of its activities. We ask our leadership and participants to abide...

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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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OpenUK
15th February 2021

February Newsletter – #OpenUKBelonging

Dear  Reader, We hope you enjoyed Valentines Day which was also “I love free software” day. OpenUK shared a Valentine across social media and if...

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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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