Open Source Problem Solving

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  • http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/IDC-open-source-study/http://zhiq.posterous.com/smartphones-by-openclosed-source-os-2009-2014
  • Purchased by Sun Then aquired by Oracle Caused a litigation debate within the EU, regarding the loss of social benefit provided by MySQL Oracle VOWS to keep MySQL Open
  • Nasa: http://www.nasa.gov/open/plan/open-source-development.htmlIBM + Sun: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-10198900-16.htmlOled car: http://www.reghardware.com/2009/03/04/edag_demos_lcos_at_geneva/
  • Open Source Problem Solving

    1. 1. Daisy LaFlamme
    2. 2. Open source software is better for society thanproprietary closed source softwareOS Software Smart Phone Software
    3. 3. •Army of free labor (community ofusers, and feedback)•. Better project quality
    4. 4. Better project qualityInternet Explorer vs Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Konqueror.
    5. 5. Sell service, not a product Service costs vs. Service AND product. Product is given away, so income must come from selling services. Types of services:1. tech help / education2. updates
    6. 6. Examples of Successful OS projectsFIREFOX APACHE
    7. 7. Examples of Successful OS projectsMEDIA WIKI MySQL
    8. 8. EXAMPLES NASA is utilizing OSS to cut costs and ensure higher quality Nokia N900, Samsung
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    10. 10. Nasa: http://www.nasa.gov/open/plan/open-source- development.html Oled car:http://www.reghardware.com/2009/03/04/edag_demos_lcos_at_genev a/

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