Saturday, May 28, 2005

Open Society Institute - Soros

The Open Society Institute (OSI), a private operating and grantmaking foundation, aims to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform. On a local level, OSI implements a range of initiatives to support the rule of law, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, OSI works to build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as combating corruption and rights abuses. Soros.Org

Monday, May 16, 2005

Slashdot - Conocimiento Científico para todos - Holanda
Dutch Academics Declare Research Free-For-All Posted by samzenpus on Thursday May 12, @05:46AM
from the free-knowledge dept.
houghi writes "The register reports how the Dutch open up their research to the rest of the world. It goes on to tell that commercial scientific publishers such as Elsevier Science are not happy with it. Will other countries and universities follow, or will they stick to the idea that knowledge is a commodity?"

Tuesday, May 10, 2005