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Vibrent Health Joins Europe’s Open Source RADAR-CNS Program to Develop Scalable Analytics Platform for Health Wearables

Press Release | Vibrent Health, RADAR-CNS | April 24, 2018

Health technology company Vibrent Health...expands its digital health solutions business into Europe through a partnership with Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse – Central Nervous System (RADAR-CNS). Vibrent Health will work with the Europe-led consortium on developing digital health programs featuring predictive analytics designed to monitor and help improve treatment for depression, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy. RADAR-CNS is conducting research using a range of medical-grade sensors, such as electro-cardiograms, as well as a growing portfolio of consumer-grade sensors, including accelerometers and smartphone applications, that collect participant data from surveys and smartphone sensors.

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What Oracle’s Botched Obamacare Site Says About the Future of the Web

Klint Finley | Wired | March 7, 2014

It’s bad enough that the state of Oregon has paid software giant Oracle over $100 million to build a healthcare exchange site that doesn’t work. But it now appears that Oregon is stuck with Oracle, unable to simply hire another firm to finish the job. It’s the latest setback for the troubled Obamacare rollout, and it provides a classic example of an old-school IT provider lagging behind the new and more effective way of building massive web operations — the open source approach behind mega-scale websites like Google and Facebook. Read More »

White House Releases Draft Open Source Policy for Federal Agencies

And that’s why today, to deliver on the commitment made in the Second Open Government National Action Plan, we’re releasing for public comment a draft Federal Source Code policy to support improved access to custom software code. This policy will require new software developed specifically for or by the Federal Government to be made available for sharing and re-use across Federal agencies. It also includes a pilot program that will result in a portion of that new federally-funded custom code being released to the public.

White House Revamps Data.Gov

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | July 16, 2013

The White House previewed an update to the government information trove Data.gov on Tuesday that it said would offer better search, more responsive design and deeper background on how the public is using government data. Read More »

Why Didn't The White House Use WordPress?

Dylan Byers | POLITICO | October 24, 2013

HealthCare.gov is "a disaster," "a failure" and "excruciatingly embarrassing" for the Obama administration. Why didn't they just use WordPress? Read More »

Why the Healthcare.gov Launch of Obamacare Was Doomed To Fail

Adrianne Jeffries | The Verge | October 8, 2013

The more we learn about the development of Healthcare.gov, the worse the situation looks. The site has been serving myriad errors since it launched [...]. While the administration is claiming a 50 percent reduction in wait times after adding new servers, other serious issues persist. Read More »

Wide-Angle Lens – Thoughts On What Ushahidi Has To Do With International Development

Nat Manning | Ushahidi | September 25, 2013

In light of all that is going on in Nairobi, I took a step back and started thinking about what it is we do here at Ushahidi, beyond the products, the code, and the community. We often get lumped into this greater industry of International Development, even though we talk about ourselves as a non-profit tech company. So I decided to try and dive a bit deeper, and try and suss out just how Ushahidi fits into this broader discussion of International Development. Read More »

OSCON Europe 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 26, 2015 (All day) - October 28, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Amsterdam
Netherlands

OSCON in Amsterdam celebrates, defines, and demonstrates the best that open source has to offer. From small businesses to the enterprise, open source is the first choice for engineers around the world. OSCON has informed and educated IT professionals about the use of open source in real-world situations for nearly two decades. With open source in nearly everything, software engineers, operations teams, and developers need OSCON more than ever. At OSCON, you'll learn from the combined experience of the open source community—yesterday's pioneers and today's innovators. Get insights and strategies for the best use of open source tools and technologies, as well as exposure to the full stack, in all possible configurations. Test-drive technologies and discover ideas that you can take back to test in your workplace. Come to OSCON to explore and solve critical, real-world issues around these tracks...

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CHAOSScon

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 28, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Vancouver
Canada

At CHAOSScon, join the Community Health Analytics Open Source Software (CHAOSS) community which tracks and measures open source project health and sustainability. The conference will focus on tools used by several open source projects, communities, and engineering teams to track and analyze their development activities, communities health, diversity, risk, and value. The conference will showcase CHAOSS updates, use cases, and hands-on workshops for developers, community managers, project managers, and anyone interested in measuring open source project health.

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