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OSI’s Deep Dive is an essential discussion on the future of AI and open source

Thu, 2022-09-29 09:00

GitHub is sponsoring Open Source Initiative’s Deep Dive: AI because we think it’s important for the community to unpack how open source software, process, and principles can help best deliver on the promise of AI.

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Raising funds for a good cause while learning about Open Source trends

Wed, 2022-09-28 09:00

The second annual collaborative surve and report on the state of Open Source software, with OpenLogic and OSI.

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Atlantic.Net: Why we sponsor OSI

Wed, 2022-09-21 09:36

This month, we’re pleased to spotlight one of our sponsors, Atlantic.Net, and learn why Open...

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First Insights: Deep Dive AI Podcast

Wed, 2022-09-14 18:58

A little over five weeks ago, we started exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) impacts Open...

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Episode 5: Why Debian won’t distribute AI models any time soon

Tue, 2022-09-13 09:00

In this episode, Stefano Maffulli, executive director of the Open Source Initiative, and Mo Zhou, AI research expert and Debian developer, examine the key components of artificial intelligence systems and how those components by their very nature complicate the idea of AI software that is truly open source.

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Rising to answer the call: sound public policy for Open Source questions

Mon, 2022-09-12 09:18

I’m pleased to share the news that I’ve accepted the role of US Policy Director...

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OSI Executive Director to speak at Open Source Summit Europe

Thu, 2022-09-08 09:00

We are slowly, but surely starting to return to in person events. Our next stop...

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Did the US Treasury censor code or illegal actions?

Wed, 2022-09-07 09:26

The Tornado Cash case: Did the US Treasury censor code or illegal actions?

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Episode 4: Building creative restrictions to curb AI abuse

Tue, 2022-09-06 09:00

In this episode, Stefano Maffulli, executive director of the Open Source Initiative, and David Gray Widder, a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University, discuss David’s research and findings on ethics in artificial intelligence and, in particular, the challenges software engineers face related to trust and ethics in AI.

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Now Hiring: Community Manager for ClearlyDefined Project

Fri, 2022-09-02 14:46

We’re hiring! The Open Source Initiative is looking for a Community Manager to help grow...

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Episode 3: When hackers take on AI: Sci-fi – or the future?

Tue, 2022-08-30 11:12

In 2020 during the height of the pandemic, Connor Leahy, co-founder of EleutherAI and CEO...

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Episode 2: Solving for AI’s black box problem

Tue, 2022-08-23 10:01

In this episode, Stefano Maffulli, executive director of the Open Source Initiative, and Alek Tarkowski, strategy director of Open Future Foundation, examine ways that “real life” is being impacted by automated decision making and artificial intelligence. 

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Episode 1: Copyright, Selfie Monkeys and the Hand of God

Tue, 2022-08-16 09:00

In this episode, Stefano Maffulli, executive director of the Open Source Initiative explores copyrights in the context of software and data with OSI board member Pamela Chestek.

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We’re exploring the role of Open Source in AI

Fri, 2022-08-12 10:13

Deep Dive: AI has officially started! The podcast is live and you should subscribe now so you don’t miss any of the five episodes of this first series.

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How to make app stores friendly to Open Source

Thu, 2022-08-11 10:00

App stores require that Open Source developers constantly jump through ever-changing hoops. This is an unsustainable demand. Read a proposal on how to change that.

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Welcome to Deep Dive AI

Fri, 2022-08-05 17:17

With AI systems being so complex, concepts like “program” or “source code” in the Open Source Definition are challenged in new and surprising ways.

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Reflecting on SCaLE 19x

Thu, 2022-08-04 14:32

We spent this past weekend in Los Angeles at the SCaLE 19X conference and it...

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The five stages of the Open Source Program Office

Wed, 2022-08-03 10:13

There are five common stages of the OSPOs that identify the status of your organization’s involvement in Open Source: use it as suggestions to advance your Open Source journey.

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What is an Open Source Program Office and why you should have one

Thu, 2022-07-28 11:31

A well-designed Open Source Program Office is the center of competency for an organization’s Open Source operations and structure.

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OSI to attend SCaLE 19x conference

Tue, 2022-07-26 11:29

Meet OSI at SCaLE 19X- the 19th annual Southern California Linux Expo happening July 28th - July 30th.

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