Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 23 - 29, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the most popular cloud projects of 2014, how open source aids the Okavanga wildlife project, Walmart's investment in open source, and more!
It’s one of the most basic lessons we teach our children when they’re young—the idea of sharing their toys with others. We try to instill in them the values of giving up control and playing alongside others. Of finding joy in a shared toy. We recognize the importance of this idea, and we work hard... Read more
Steven Ovadia interviews Scott Nesbit to find out how his Linux machine and work station are set up to produce top notch writing.
Lauren Egts interviews computer scientist Herb Schilling at NASA graphics and visualization lab about how they use open source.
An interview with Rory Aronson of OpenFarm about his plans for a wiki that collects massive amounts of knowledge for better farming and gardening.
Introduction to Apache Hadoop, an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware.
30 community managers list techniques they use to foster community engagement, 5 key ways are highlighted by Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets.
The open source way can have a positive affect on the mind. Share your experience to bring awareness to the movement.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. Week of August 22, 2014.
Open source games roundup Week of August 17 - 23, 2014 After stumbling through a three-day fever this week—during which I couldn't even play video games—I spent some time planning my new gaming rig. I'm thinking of trying out this fun little mini-ITX case with a water-cooling kit. Wish me luck!