In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the User Data Manifesto 2.0, the Alliance for Open Media, new open source fonts, and more! Open source news roundup for August 30 - September 5, 2015
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Preview on paper with coffee
What's up in September? Tons. Read on to learn more about our new community moderator, upcoming article series, calls for proposals, and what's in store for October.
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Five stars for Top 5 articles of the week
In this week's Top 5, our best articles of the week are about a new Blender short film, alternatives to Minecraft, back to school with open source, impostor syndrome, and teaching student sys admins.
0 comments Posted 4 Sep 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Open Source in Education chalkboard
People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, is highlighting a range of open source software, hardware, and tools for students and educators. We'll also sprinkle in open education stories for good measure. Read more in our Back to School series.
18 comments Posted 4 Sep 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
By engaging young people ages 7-17 in informal, creative environments, independent clubs of youngsters can learn web and application development along with other opportunities to explore technology and learn what excites them.
0 comments Posted 3 Sep 2015 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Explore the top ten free Minecraft alternatives, all released under open source licenses, reviewed and brought together into one handy collection.
5 comments Posted 3 Sep 2015 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
My Linux Story blue, code background
Wikimedia contributor Subhashish Panigrahi shares his Linux story.
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We reached out to Rackspace's Don Schenck to get a sneak peek of his All Things Open talk, "OMG—How do I start an open source project?"
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We interview Bill Eager, author of EarthBound Text, a tool for fans of a video game that continues to delight two decades after its 1995 release.
0 comments Posted 2 Sep 2015 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Cosmos Laundromat (or Project Gooseberry for those of us who have been following its production from the start) isn't just a 10-minute short film. It's also the Blender Institute's most ambitious project to date, serving as a pilot for the first fully free and open animated feature film.
15 comments Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed