World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 Opens With Calls For Collaborative
Innovation

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| The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 has opened with calls from the
| Co-Chairs to exercise “The Power of Collaborative Innovation” to meet the top
| challenges of economic instability, climate change and equitable growth.
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http://www.weforum.org/en/media/Late...s/PR_23Jan08_1

Cape Town Open Education Declaration:
Unlocking the promise of open educational resources

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| 3. Open education policy: Third, governments, school boards, colleges and
| universities should make open education a high priority. Ideally,
| taxpayer-funded educational resources should be open educational resources.
| Accreditation and adoption processes should give preference to open
| educational resources. Educational resource repositories should actively
| include and highlight open educational resources within their collections.
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http://www.capetowndeclaration.org/read-the-declaration

Microsoft will probably resort to dumping techniques and call it "charity".


Related:

SA Government's OSS plans revealed

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| Migration of current systems is also planned. This will be done in a phased
| approach, beginning with applications such as replacing MS Office with Open
| Office or KOffice and replacing Internet Explorer with Firefox. This will in
| time lead up to the operating system, replacing Windows with a Linux
| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| distribution. Migration to Apache for the running of government websites has
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^
| already occurred within a number of departments. * *
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/view.php?src=rss&id=1684