Google Funds Open Source Development Initiative at Two Oregon Universities

A news release from Google (they never slow down) announces that the folks in Mountain View are getting together with the two universities in Oregon to support open source technology developement. Google is making a $350,000 contribution, "to a joint open source technology initiative of Oregon State University and Portland State University.

From the announcement:

With the grant, the universities will collaborate to encourage open source software and hardware development, develop academic curricula and provide computing infrastructure to open source projects worldwide.