Article: The Linux Foundation launches research division to explore open source ecosystems and impact

Blockchain, Open Source, Operating Systems, Software

The Linux Foundation launches research division to explore open source ecosystems and impact

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced Linux Foundation Research, a new division that will broaden the understanding of open source projects, ecosystem dynamics, and impact, with never before seen insights on the efficacy of open source collaboration as a means to solve many of the world’s pressing problems. Through a series of research projects and related content, Linux Foundation Research will leverage the Linux Foundation’s vast repository of data, tools, and communities across industry verticals and technology horizontals. The methodology will apply quantitative and qualitative techniques to create an unprecedented knowledge network to benefit the global open source community, academia, and industry.

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Article: The economy is crumbling. This is why it’s time to go digital

Blockchain, Governance

The economy is crumbling. This is why it's time to go digital - DecryptThe economy is crumbling. This is why it’s time to go digital

“We’re going to see breakthroughs in some of those projects that enable yields to be obtained by more regular consumers as central banks do what they believe they need to do to rescue this cascading collapse of the economy,” said Lubin, of ConsenSys (which funds an editorially independent Decrypt), adding, “I think we are going to see people rush into alternatives that will be better for people in terms of preserving their wealth.”

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