openSNP is a non-profit, open source web application project that allows users to take consumer genotype tests and upload the raw data so that it's accessible to everyone.
Newcomers to python-ideas occasionally make reference to the idea of "Python 4000" when proposing backwards incompatible changes that don't offer a clear migration path from currently legal Python 3 code. After all, we allowed that kind of change for Python 3.0, so why wouldn't we allow it for... Read more
While many scanners makers don't supply Linux versions of the software that drives their wares, there are a number of excellent scanner applications for the Linux desktop. Here's a look at three of them.
The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain... Read more
Why and how to use Bespoke.js, a presentation framework that sits at the opposite end of the complexity scale.
The top five articles from Opensource.com published during the week of September 8 - 12, 2014.
Open source games roundup Week of September 14 - September 20, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we go Starbound for open source development tools and end up on Another World. All that, and more!
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook's TODO project, Coursera's Brazil launch, and more!
Michael Parks believes there are two types of creative people you must have in your groups if you want to be innovative while making awesome things: the Tool-igans and the Product Jocks.
10 ways to fund, write, distribute, and maintain a book; example is The Nature of Code by Daniel Shiffman.