We set another new record in September on Opensource.com bringing in 426,888 page views and 236,208 unique visits. We published 78 articles including 14 featured articles during our Back to School with Open Source series.
Guy Martin is a Senior Strategist for Samsung Research America as a part of the Open Source Group, and he has played a key role in bringing greater integration of open source development into Samsung's corporate model. He has embarked on a 4 year mission to establish open source leadership across the company to support the broad range of products they create that are built upon open source software. In this interview, he discusses how open source is being integrated into Samsung and the role open source developers play in that process.
This article is part of my talk, Open-Source Business Models. You can see the full transcript and the video of my talk on Heavybit.com. This article covers: open source history, today, and licensing.
Jazz jam sessions are improvisation sessions in which musicians get together to play in a creative and relaxed environment, much like open source communities.
Facebook is one of the world’s most well-known tech companies and on the forefront of open source technology. In this interview, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com talk with James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, about their contributions to open source and use of open source tools.
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups or individuals who want to make open source more welcoming to women do? The Ada Initiative has a solution—the Ally Skills Workshop.
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles in this offline, outdoor activity.
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.
Charlie Reisinger talks to Scott Nesbitt and Opensource.com about migrating an entire school district to Linux and open source.