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Those who witnessed, or better, have participated in the development of the interactive mediaspace have a very new understanding of the way that cultural narratives are developed, monopolised and challenged. And this knowledge extends, by allegory and experience, to areas far beyond digital culture, to the broader challenges of our time.

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Open Source Democracy from Project Gutenberg.

The Open Video Project

The Open Video Project

The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities. Researchers can use the video to study a wide range of problems, such as tests of algorithms for automatic segmentation, summarization, and creation of surrogates that describe video content; the development of face recognition algorithms; or creating and evaluating interfaces that display result sets from multimedia queries. Because researchers attempting to solve similar problems will have access to the same video content, the repository is also intended to be used as a test collection that will enable systems to be compared, similar to the way the TREC conferences are used for text retrieval.



"When you want to know more but don't know where to look." Groklaw is a comprehensive legal news resource created by Pamela Jones. It is a journalistic enterprise whose aim is to unite people to work together knowledgeably to contribute to the defense of Linux, the kernel, and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Groklaw contains a archive of every significant element in the history of the SCO v. IBM, SCO v. Novell, SCO v. AutoZone, SCO v. DaimlerChrysler and Red Hat v. SCO lawsuits, including transcripts of the legal documents filed in plain text and transcripts of teleconferences and media events.

Open Book Project

Open Book Project

The Open Book Project is aimed at the educational community and seeks to encourage and coordinate collaboration among students and teachers for the development of high quality, freely distributable textbooks and educational materials on a wide range of topics. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web are making collaboration among educators on a global scale possible for the first time. We want to harness this exciting technology to promote learning and sharing.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is the internet's oldest best producer of free electronic books. Project Gutenberg is the brainchild of Michael Hart, who in 1971 decided to make famous and important texts freely available to everyone in the world. Since its inception he has been joined by hundreds of volunteers who share his vision. Now, more than thirty years after its humble beginnings, Project Gutenberg houses over 18,000 complete electronic versions of important literary and scientific texts. Project Gutenberg features materials from over 20 languages in dozens of formats, with over 2 million book downloads a month. The project was awarded the prestigious 2002 Stockholm Challenge prize.

The Linux Documentation Project

The Linux Documentation Project

The goal of the Linux Documentation Project (LDP) is to create and distribute the canonical set of free GNU/Linux documentation. While GNU/Linux applications and utilities may come with their own documentation, LDP documentation fills in the numerous gaps.

The hundreds of existing LDP documents present both overviews and details of: the GNU/Linux Operating System, System Administration, Hardware, Networks, Servers, GUIs, Programming, Language Support, etc.

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