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Open Source on Campus: The Stanford Open Source Lab

Feb 14, 2008, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ruth Suehle)

"Over the last few months, open source has gained momentum at Stanford University in the form of the Stanford Open Source Lab. Inspired by groups like the Free Software Foundation, Oregon State University's Open Source Lab, Drupal, Openflows Community Technology Lab, and MIT's Open Course Ware, a few people at Stanford decided to band together and dedicate their time and energies to the development of free/open/libre learning and knowledge resources. The vision of the Open Source Lab is to be a nexus on campus for the discussion, advocacy, and technical support of community-based technologies and information systems.

"Henrik Bennetsen, James Jacobs, and Shinjoung Yeo had been active in various new technology groups on campus, including the Drupal Users Group, Technology Commons, and Stanford Linux Users Group..."

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