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Open source games roundup Week of June 15 - 21, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we spend all of our extra cash on the Steam Summer Sale, and then punish ourselves for it by playing the original X-COM with the OpenXcom interface.
1 comment Posted 21 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 14 - 20, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we check out New Relic's Docker deployment tool, a DIY brain recording rig from Open Ephys, and more.
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Fedora Scientific is a Linux distribution specifically designed for enabling open science. It is a Fedora spin targeted at users whose work involves scientific and numerical computing. Perhaps like other Fedora spins, it was conceived out of a simple need: the need to avoid constantly installing... Read more
2 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Amit Saha (Red Hat) Feed
While many researchers encounter no privacy-based barriers to releasing data, those working with human participants, such as doctors, psychologists, and geneticists, have a difficult problem to surmount. How do they reconcile their desire to share data, allowing their analyses and conclusions to be... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Shauna Gordon-McKeon Feed
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Kaitlin Thaney is the Director of Mozilla’s Science Lab and an open science advocate. Her work in this space began with John Wilbanks building the science wing of Creative Commons (formerly known as “Science Commons”). Their focus was on crafting the infrastructure, policy and advocacy for Open... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Jun 2014 by Erin Robinson Feed
If you haven’t heard, science has been experiencing some issues. Though most scientists believe in the ideals of openness, transparency, and reproducibility, the reality is that the incentive structure of academic research encourages exactly the opposite. So, scientists have a stronger professional... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Jun 2014 by Joshua Carp Feed
When Kushal Das helped found the Durgapur, India, Linux users group in 2004, he was struggling to find a teacher who could show him the open source ropes.
2 comments Posted 18 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Recent developments in the world of open source have had far reaching impacts more so than most critics initially envisaged. For example the recent announcement that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is committed "... to the principles of open government" and "... (to)... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2014 by Lewis John McGibbney Feed
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The idea of creating a Linux distribution with Firebird database came to me a long time ago when I was structuring the IT department of a company which develops automation software for drugstores.
17 comments Posted 17 Jun 2014 by Fernando Pimenta Feed
The medical image community embraced open source as a standard practice back in 2000, with the adoption of the Insight Toolkit (ITK). ITK is sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine and was built as a C++ library. It is the equivalent to a usable encyclopedia of image processing algorithms.
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed

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