Open Standards and Open Source - Open Source developer/management resources | Open Source Books
Windows can run Open Source too! try for FREE Open Source Windows Equivalent Software and read Windows 7 Sins
Open Standards - definition | Standards Engineering Society paper on Open Standards
  • patent system dysfunctional | defend innovation | Defensive Patent License introduction
  • Some software standards OASIS | Arsaperta en | SGML | CGM | XML | DirXML | voiceXML | .NET | Mono | On Dot NET from O'REILLY | J2EE
  • Other examples of Standards Organizations ITU | IEEE | IETF | ecma | ISO | IEC | ISO/IEC JTC | ITIC | INCITS | ANSI | NIST
  • Open Standards Organizations
  • THE Open GROUP making standards work
  • THE LINUX FOUNDATION Free Standards Group + OSDL -Safeguarding Linux through Standards
  • Linux Standard Base why ISV care, road map, etc.
  • POSIX The Portable Application Standards Committee of IEEE
  • Public Patent Foundation -Representing the Pulic's Interests in the Patent System
  • ODF Open Document Format Alliance | ODF toolkit | OASIS read the overview | wikipedia ODF | MS [OO]XML really | OOXML Analysis
  • Open Web Foundation and similarly The Apache Software Foundation
  • open Internet multimedia standards
  • SHAPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INTERNET TV -also see: bittorrent future?

  • Open Source - read about these paradigm shifts and 10 YEARS of the OSI (2008) and
    Open Source Project Sites - some major development sites

    "For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." JFK Yale University graduating class speech (June 11, 1962)

  • self education resource - understanding the basics and why

  • Corporations using and supporting Open Source
    Government and Open Source
    Publishers of Open Source resources
  • O'REILLY Open Source resource center PRESENTATIONS from Open Source Conference

  • Hardware systems that follow Open Source Development models read about Arduino and of course wikipedia
    other Open Source - MUSIC