Chris Mattmann is a frequent speaker at ApacheCon North America and has a wealth of experience in software design and the construction of large-scale data-intensive systems. His work has infected a broad set of communities, ranging from helping NASA unlock data from its next generation of earth... Read more
Conference season is here. And, with it comes a barrage of swag just waiting to find its way to bottom of our bags or a pile on the top of our desks.
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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, I look at NASA open data, White House new hires, Indian government mandates, and more! Open source news for March 28 - April 3, 2015
In this interview, Women Who Code's Erica Stanley talks about the importance of mentoring and diversity in her career, and why it should be important to the everyone going forward. She also touches on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is developing and evolving, and gives a sneak peek of her talk at... Read more
Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas physiological computing poses a set of challenges that the DIY hardware community is tackling in novel and creative ways.
The Blender Institute's sixth open film project, codenamed Gooseberry, is in its final production cycles. As they work toward a summer release, contributors share raw layout animations, art in development, and other files, plus host weekly Google Hangouts for fans and followers, whose support is... Read more
University of Southern California postdoctoral fellow and NASA/JPL researcher Annie Bryant Burgess explains how her PhD is related to her involvement in open source, and tells us what Apache Tika has to do with studying polar data.
Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team prioritizes feature requests and manages community feedback.
In this contributor spotlight, meet David Both, a regular contributor to Opensource.com, most notable for his Linux philosophy series. He tells us what his favorite open source tools are, what he wishes were more open, and more.