BlueOregon: Open Source Software, Open Source Politics

“They say that politics makes strange bedfellows and this
weekend was certainly no exception. On Friday, progressive
activists, software developers and Oregon State University’s Open
Source Lab (OSUOSL) joined forces to highlight the growing open
source software movement and Oregon’s increasingly prominent role
in it.

“The Bus Project and the Portland Open Source Software
Entrepreneurs (POSSE) partnered to lead the pilgrimage to the OSU
lab in Corvallis. For the activists of the Bus, the trip was an
introduction to the three mantras of open source in Oregon: good
jobs, good government and good software. POSSE, a group of
developers and enthusiasts bringing open source solutions to
private, public and non-profit sector clients, brought the subject
matter expertise…”