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The 20 Basics of Open Government
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An Open Government primer for everyone, written in simple, direct language with notes for further research and a glossary of specialized terms.
Applying Open Source Systems to Government
At opensource.com, we look at the intersection of open source and government, with a special focus on the ways governments adopt and release new technologies and can cultivate open source... More > communities. We document the way that open source principles—participation, transparency, collaboration, sharing, meritocracy, community, and rapid prototyping—have enormous value beyond the technology sector. Citizen movements around open voting, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request tracking, and even crowdsourced legislation, represent a growing trend of open source principles within government.
This collection features stories about government initiatives around the world, from the first two years of opensource.com. They illustrate the impact of open source on government and vice versa. There is a long journey left and we hope you'll share your experiences with us.< Less
The Open Conspiracy
Unaltered copies of this book are difficult to obtain. But not this one!
One of Wells many non-fiction work that deals with the advent of globalisation and the end of the nation state as we know it.... More >
A very telling read - nothing happens by chance.< Less
An Open World: Stories from the Open Source Community
At opensource.com, our mission is to shine a light on the places where the open source way is magnifying ideas and multiplying effort. And we remain especially interested in topics beyond... More > technology—developments in areas like business, education, government, health, law, and everyday life.
This collection offers some of our most empowering stories. From the trenches. From the library. From the cubicle. From the capitol. From the classroom and the boardroom and the courtroom. These are our community members—and perhaps you could be in the next edition.< Less
The statistical material in this unclassified report is drawn from terrorism incidents that occurred in 2011, as reported in open source information. This open source material is the most... More > comprehensive resource that NCTC can use to compile and provide the statistical data necessary to the Department of State to fulfill its legislative reporting requirements.< Less
How to Get a Job in the Federal Government
With more than 1.7 million jobs and over 400 occupational specialties (excluding postal service and military workers), the Federal Government offers more choices than any other single employer in the... More > United States. Whatever your interest and back-ground,you can probably find a Government career to match.
People get jobs in the Federal Government in the same way that they get most jobs in the private sector: by finding openings and submitting a resume or application. But searching for a Federal job can be more complicated than other job searches. That’s because of regulations designed to keep the hiring process fair. Job titles are standardized. Resumes are more detailed. And job qualifications are more specific.< Less
Wet and Wild Thailand
Compared with terrestrial parks, (Yellowstone National Park was declared in 1872), marine protected areas are a fairly recent phenomenon. In Thailand the first National Park was Khao Yai opened in... More > 1961 and the first marine National Park, Khao Sam Roi Yot was created in 1966. But it was not until 1993 that Marine National Parks were managed separately from terrestrial parks. This recent interest in marine conservation has derived largely from the realization that human influences on marine resources particularly in the coastal region, are having devastating effects which threaten not only the resources but also the livelihood of many people who rely on them.< Less
Thailand Royal Projects
Thailand, the land of smiles, elephants and Buddhism, is unique for its fascinating culture, traditions, and attitude towards the world and life. It is a country shrouded in mystery, waiting for the... More > wide-eyed and open-minded to explore its distinctiveness. Thais, with their natural charm, hospitality and relaxed temperament, are adept at making visitors feel right at home.
Thai people are justly proud of their country and especially His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The self-sacrifice and loving dedication of His Majesty to the people of Thailand has provided a constant source of guidance and inspiration to all ages and all nationalities. To mark the occasion of His Majesty the King’s 84th birthday, Thailand Royal Project offers glittering glimpses of His Majesty the King’s most successful ‘drug-crop replacement’ project.< Less