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Tips for Non-Native English Speakers Working on Open Source Projects

The primary language of most open source projects is English, but open source users and contributors span the globe. Non-native speakers face many communication and cultural challenges when participating in the ecosystem. In this article, we will share challenges, how to overcome them, and best practices for easing onboarding of non-native speakers, as non-native English speakers and contributors to OpenStack. We are based in Japan, Brazil, and China, and work daily with the huge OpenStack community that is spread around the world. The official language of OpenStack is English, which means we communicate daily as non-native speakers...

TPP Is Right Where We Want It: Going Nowhere

Maira Sutton | Electronic Frontier Foundation | April 25, 2014

President Obama is on a diplomatic tour of Asia this week and one of his top priorities is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement that includes restrictive copyright enforcement measures that pose a huge threat to users’ rights and a free and open Internet...Despite some reports of movement on some of the most controversial topics during meetings between Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe, it seems that the TPP is still effectively at a standstill...

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Ushahidi Wins MacArthur Award: Changing The World One Map At A Time

Beth Kanter | Beth's Blog | February 28, 2013

Recognizing remarkable creativity and effectiveness by non-profits across the globe, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 13 organizations as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More »

Why an MRI Costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France

Ezra Klein | The Washington Post | March 3, 2012

There is a simple reason health care in the United States costs more than it does anywhere else: The prices are higher.

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Why We Need To Treat America's Poorest Neighborhoods Like Developing Countries

Emily Badger | The Atlantic Cities | July 15, 2013

The average life expectancy in Japan right now, home to one of the healthiest, longest-living populations in the world, is about 83 years. That's four years longer than in the United States, a decade longer than in much of North Africa, and as many as 30 years longer than some war-torn parts of the world like Sierra Leone. Read More »

Open Stack Summit Tokyo

Event Details
October 27, 2015 (All day) - October 30, 2015 (All day)
Grand Prince International Convention Center & Hotels Tokyo

The OpenStack Summit is a four-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software. It’s a great place to get started with OpenStack. Summits include in-depth technical discussions, hands-on workshops, and the full presence of almost every player in the OpenStack Ecosystem. If you are deploying OpenStack—or considering how it can help your enterprise—there’s no better way to connect with the community than the OpenStack Summit. The OpenStack Summit is a global event no matter where it is located. The Summit has experienced tremendous growth since its inception, and we're proud of the diverse audience reached at each gathering.

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5th openEHR Asia Summit

Event Details
July 30, 2022 (All day)

This event will be the 5th openEHR Asia Summit


  • Opening remarks and openEHR updates 2021-2022, Shinji Kobayashi, NPO openEHR Japan
  • Modeling clinical knowledge, Heather Leslie, Atomica Informatics 
  • Toward implementing an open source CDR fulfilling nation-wide deployment, Christian Chivalley, Adoc Corp.
  • Smart on openEHR, Sidharth Ramesh, Medblocks project
  • Recent Progress of openEHR in China, Xudong Lu, Zhejiang University



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