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Opensource.com一周年庆典,庆祝其商业、教育、法律、政府和生活各频道参与人数的全面增长

增加投稿人和读者数量,继续实行完善的网络会议日程并且宣布创始奖励计划

Opensource.com是红帽(纽约证交所:RHT)提供的社区服务项目,旨在探索开源的应用方式并且影响软件开发行业之外的各行各业,该网站于今天庆祝其满周岁。创立该网站的目的在于吸引众多团体通过对话,学习和探索商业、教育、法律、政府和生活这五个频道中关于参与和开源的课题。截止至2011 年1月24日,opensource.com在成立的第一年,推出了50多位不同的作者创作的近600个故事并且已经拥有了超过2,600名注册用户。

在成立的第一年,opensource.com发现网站获得的投稿主题涉及众多领域,从漫画民主化、开源的教科书、不断出现的时尚业知识产权钓鱼事件,到开源的假肢还有众包。在这一年中,所有频道上浏览率最高的三篇文章是:

开源软件在专利诉讼中大获全胜

iPad的五个开源选择

知识产权是否是即将破裂的泡沫?来自另一种文化的观点

Opensource.com也推出了“Open Your World,”,这是该网站主办的系列论坛和网络会议活动,重点介绍众多行业中具有远见卓识的人物。首届“Open Your World”论坛已于2010年5月举行,论坛重点推介十篇文章,其中包括欧洲自由软件基金会、谷歌、音乐家、艺术家以及牛津大学运营管理主席David
Upton博士和贝思·伊斯雷尔女执事医疗中心和哈佛医学院首席信息官John Halamka博士等人的观点。Opensource.com还通过开源的方式在后续的网络会议上推出了其他思想领军人物的文章,包括:



Stefan Lindegaard:开放创新革命

Joseph Reagle:善意合作

Gary Hamel和Henry Chesbrough:开放服务创新

Bob Sutton和Polly LaBarre:提升领导能力

为庆祝成立一周年,opensource.com已经推出创始奖励计划,表彰对该网站做出突出贡献的两位人士。阿勒格尼学院计算机科学助理教授兼该网站教育频道正式投稿人Matt Jadud荣获“选择”奖,该奖项由opensource.com网站版主选举产生,面向个人颁发。

“我很荣幸能够与opensource.com合作,该网站提供了一个知识空间,在这里,各种不同的声音汇集在一起,探讨当今世界开源的重要性。” Jadud表示,“参与到教育频道的工作中,有助于我自己思考如何将开源软件融入到我的专业学科和其他领域的教学工作中。”

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