In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Atom 1.0 from GitHub, the new R consortium, and more! Open source news: June 27 - July 3, 2015
One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source isn’t just about taking principled stands, it's about making things better for the world around us. It helps spread new ideas by letting anyone with an interest modify and replicate those ideas in their own communities.
In this collection, let’s take a look back at some of the best articles we’ve shared this year about the ways that open source is making an impact on communities and improving the lives of people across the world.
As part of our OSCON Speaker Interview series, Randi talked to us about online abuse and her upcoming talk, "Open sourcing anti-harassment tools."
Opensource.com Community Manager Rikki Endsley explains why at Red Hat and other organizations create places where their employees can be involved and passionate about their work. No need for the Kool-Aid.
Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! In honor of your special day, we've rounded up a list of Canadians in open source to follow on Twitter.
Translating documentation takes time and effort, but not nearly as much as starting over from scratch. With a few tips, you can streamline the translation process and get readable, useful results.
This year, OSCON attendees will have the opportunity to hear Henrik Ingo speak on Selling Opensource 101. Ingo is a senior solutions architect at MongoDB. He is active in many open source projects, and is the author of Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source, a book on open source community ethics and business models. In this interview, he provides insight into MongoDB and explains why it's the platform of choice for big data analytics and for building microservices.
Senior engineering manager at Etsy John Goulah talks to me about what it means to fail faster at Etsy, and shares some interesting insights into the communication techniques Etsy uses to empower their associates and improve the experience of buyers and sellers on the site. John will be talking more about all this at OSCON this year.
Aleksandar Todorović tells his Linux story that began three years ago.