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Open Source vs. Proprietary: Browsers

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The browser wars between proprietary and open source browsers have changed in some ways from the days that it was simply Internet Explorer vs. Netscape. On the proprietary side, still, sits Internet Explorer, now about ready to pop with version 9. It has been dropping steadily since.

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Open Source Feminism: An Intervention with Wikipedia

NTEN

The internet is powered by open source technology—exciting software that's built collaboratively from the bottom-up. Open source is meant to be free and equal, but then why do men continue to dominate open source sites like Wikipedia? Sarah Mirk. Online Editor. B h Magazine.

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Why Nonprofits Should Pay Attention to Web3 and the Metaverse

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Web3 is a new version of the internet that uses blockchain (IE a secure but transparent record keeping system) to decentralize the management of the internet, thus reducing the control of prominent companies such as Google or Meta. Web3 draws its name as the third iteration of the internet. What is Web3? What is the Metaverse?

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SaaS vs. Open Source

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology SaaS vs. Open Source September 24, 2008 I just finished writing a post for the Idealware blog about choosing SaaS vs. Open source. From my perspective, the key is openness.

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The Hidden Cost of Open Source LMS

Gyrus

Open source learning management systems have become increasingly popular, and on paper they always sound good. The term free is usually a misnomer; there is almost always a cost associated with using open source LMSs. The post The Hidden Cost of Open Source LMS appeared first on Gyrus. This looks perfect!

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Open Source Feminism?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Feminism? She’s got some great video blogging, including a short one on “ open source feminism.&# Let’s get together! Be Helpful.

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Movable Type goes Open Source

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Movable Type goes Open Source December 13, 2007 This is old news, sort of. Yesterday, they finally released it. I’m liking Six Apart more and more these days. Be Helpful.