open source pitfalls
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Open source software, hardware, and methods are gaining popularity and access to them couldn't be more prolific. If you're thinking about starting a...

Posted 24 Apr 2014
code
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Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the...

Posted 24 Apr 2014
open source software is commericial
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I had a chance to catch up with David A. Wheeler, a long-time leader in advising and working with the US government on issues related to open source...

Posted 24 Apr 2014
Mark Bohannon (Red Hat)
school of open
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Every generation since the beginning of human existence has passed its value system, principles, methodologies, and skillsets on to the next...

Posted 23 Apr 2014
open source tools for Project Tango
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Google's Project Tango is a platform for Android phones and tablets designed to track the full 3-dimensional motion of the device as you hold it...

Posted 23 Apr 2014
Learning OpenStack with TryStack
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When it comes to software, the best way to learn something new, or even just figure out if it's the right tool for you, is to dig your hands in, get...

Posted 23 Apr 2014
Jason Baker (Red Hat)
code.org keynote address
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The following is an adapted transcription from the keynote address given at the 2014 SIGCSE conference by Hadi Partovi, founder of Code.org.  ...

Posted 22 Apr 2014
How to get a job with open source
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"Work on stuff that matters" is a famous call to action from founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly. But, how about working on stuff that...

Posted 22 Apr 2014
Jason Hibbets (Red Hat)
open source community
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I’ve been using Drupal, an open source content management system (CMS), for the websites I manage for over four years now. Though there may be some...

Posted 22 Apr 2014
Linux system administration
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When I began my current job at Algoma University as the systems librarian, I really had no idea what I was getting into. Despite a decade in library...

Posted 21 Apr 2014
events at open knowledge
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Beatrice Martini is the Event Manager at Open Knowledge. With a successful event behind her, the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva (2013), she is...

Posted 21 Apr 2014
GPU Technology Conference
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This year I attended my first GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California (it took place the week after the Game Developers Conference). Hosted...

Posted 21 Apr 2014
open source news
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Open source news for your reading pleasure. April 12-18, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at Oxford University's...

Posted 18 Apr 2014
Michael Harrison (Red Hat)
Digital Public Library of America
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When the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened last year, Carolyn Fox covered it's progress after one month in her article: Review of...

Posted 18 Apr 2014
Jen Wike (Red Hat)

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