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Four tech terms to forget in '14

Jan 06, 2014, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])

1) "Open": Early on, most commonly thought of as short form for "open source" (code all can use, tinker with and contribute to), "open" has opened up a Pandora’s Box of multiple and sometimes contradictory implied meanings: "open standard" (technical standards anyone can apply); “open access” (for participation in online activities); "open content" (digital content that can be reused, remixed and shared); and "open data" (publicly released data, generally governmental or research).

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