Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Are you afraid your ideas will be stolen, three free open innovation books, and more

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WEEKLY NEWS

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OPEN SOURCE EVENTS

September Events Include:

  • The Global Conference for Open Source Geospatial Software, FOSS4G is Sept. 17-21 in Nottingham, UK.

  • An international conference promoting use and adoption of open source software in business and mission critical environments, OSS4B 2013 is Sept. 19-20 in Tuscany, Italy.

  • Check out the events calendar to see other upcoming open source events and submit your own!

Game designer Daniel Solis regularly posts his ideas and concepts online, often prompting the question: "Aren't you afraid someone will steal your ideas?" Daniel shares why you shouldn't be worried about someone stealing your ideas saying that paranoia "is just an excuse not to do the work."



Author Stefen Lindegaard focuses on the topics of open innovation, innovation culture, and communication for innovators. Here he shares three free books on open innovation that are available for immediate download.



If you've ever had trouble explaining "open source" to anyone, check out our newly-updated "What is Open Source?" resource, which explains the concept in an easy-to-understand way.