In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more! Open source news roundup for November 22 to 28, 2014
The use of Creative Commons as a licensing mechanism is continuing to grow at a fantastic pace. In this report, learn more about the size and breakdown of Creative Common material available for reuse.
2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators, editors, sharers, and supporters. Thank you. Thanks for making Opensource.com a vibrant community full of amazing stories. We, the open source community, have a... Read more
In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work. A movement of practitioners is emerging who are applying open source philosophy to food systems work. Our goal in this article is to recognize... Read more
Mozilla announced a new browser version on their 10th anniversary of the Firefox browser explicitly for developers. The Usersnap team of developers takes a look at whether it works well for the web development process, offers developers a variety of possible applications, and if it keeps up with... Read more
There has been much written about cooking and recipes and how they are analogous of the open source way—from The Magic Cauldron chapter in The Cathedral and the Bazaar, to websites dedicated to the idea, like forkthecookbook.com. There is also a particular meal that I think truly exemplifies the... Read more
What can open source developers learn from one of the world's most ancient technologies? The flip side of using open source to improve food systems. Learn what agriculture can teach you about tech and culture to improve your skills today.
Recently, we published our annual open source gift guide for the holidays, serving up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Of our 14 fabulous open source gifts, which is your favorite?
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
Open Food Network is a food hub, a connector between small farmers and places to sell their local, sustainable food. Find them on GitHub.