Issue No.04 - July/August (2006 vol.23)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2006.107
In the first news story, "Global Technology Transfer Infrastructure Is Maturing," the success of the US system of funded technology transfer hasn't been lost on the rest of the world's research community. From Stockholm to Shanghai, researchers, scholars, and policymakers are crafting legislation allowing for equitable distribution of intellectual-property rights arising from funded research. In addition, they're helping to build long-term national and multinational frameworks in which the public, nonprofit, and private sectors can each reap public investment's benefits. In the second story, "SourceForge Awards Highlight Open Source Trends," the first SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards, presented in April 2006, reflect software development trends such as the blurring between the developer and user communities.
software development, technology transfer, SourceForge, open source development, Azureus, phpMyAdmin, Xbox Media Center
Greg Goth, "In the News", IEEE Software, vol.23, no. 4, pp. 93-97, July/August 2006, doi:10.1109/MS.2006.107