Red Hatter Anderson Silva shares how young people interested in technology can use a $35 Raspberry Pi to get started contributing to open source.
The hurdle of dealing with multiple languages is an issue that can—and should—be dealt with out of the box, through your CMS. Here are eight important things to look for a multilingual-capable CMS.
Calling all data geeks and journalists! Testing is now open on DocHive, an open source Ruby on Rails project for capturing data from image-based PDFs.
Midnight Commander (MC) is a text-based Command Line Interface (CLI) program. Learn how to install and use it with this tutorial.
Assistive technology such as Augmented/Assisted Communication (AAC), Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text (TTS/STT), magnifiers, screen readers, and eye gaze systems enable people with disabilities to accomplish what others take for granted on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of assistive technology devices are unsettlingly expensive, and they age rapidly, with little in the way of customer-serviceable parts.
Harry Chan is the CEO of MediaFlex, a company headquartered in Champlain, New York and Montreal, Quebec.
Open sourcing has many benefits, but there's a lot of open source code out there already. How do you make your project stand out? Here's 4 steps you can use to build great open source software.
It's natural to think that one can easily manage just a couple of APIs here and there, yet what starts out as just a few calls to one system or another has an intriguing characteristic of inevitably turning into a closely-coupled network of actors whose further usage or development becomes next to impossible:
Hubble is an open source, mid-level laser cutter designed to be affordable, versatile, and hackable. Hubble was created to fill the current gap between amazing, entry-level projects, like MicroSlice, and the expensive, proprietary laser cutters on the market.
The security of a strongly encrypted software tool is not compromised by having its code openly available as open source. In fact, that the tool's source code is open strengthens its security and, by extension, the safety and privacy of its users.