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NASA’s Love For Open Source

NASA has tightened its embrace for the open source philosophy. code.nasa.gov (via Information Week), a new Web site, showcases NASA’s projects and talks about contributions from others. NASA is one of my favourite mentions as a big open source user whenever people bring up the less-secure FUD for open source projects. [Continue]

Open Source Getting Boost

NASA scientists are planning to announce CosmosCode – an open source project to tap talent in the community. “CosmosCode is … allowing NASA scientists to begin a software project in the public domain, leveraging the true value of open-source software by creating an active community of volunteers,” said Cowan-Sharp, a NASA contractor. This is important because unlike in most of the cases, the benefit being perceived is that of the opening up the project to a wider talent. [Continue]

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