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While Opensource.com is preparing for our upcoming Beginners in Open Source Week starting February 17, we want to hear from our readers about which open source projects are best for beginners. After you've responded to the poll, mark your calendars for:
33 comments Posted 30 Jan 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Open thread
While Opensource.com is preparing for our upcoming Beginners in Open Source Week starting February 17, we want to hear from our readers about which open source projects are best for beginners. After you've responded to the poll, mark your calendars for:
33 comments Posted 30 Jan 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source why
One of my favorite quotes is "We are what we celebrate." Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST Robotics, says this and it comes up on an almost daily basis one way or another in my work in open source hardware and education. One of the challenges of getting more young people into engineering and computer... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Jan 2014 by Limor Fried Feed
open source projects
When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want to work at an open source organization?" The truth, in my opinion, is almost all design and usability work is by its nature open source.
2 comments Posted 28 Jan 2014 by Georgia Bullen Feed
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I was introduced to the Wikimedia movement primarily as a communications consultant for Wikimedia Foundation’s first Global South project that began in India in 2011. My work with the Wikimedia Foundation and editing Wikipedia has helped me take a hard look at myself as a woman of colour from India... Read more
12 comments Posted 27 Jan 2014 by Noopur Raval Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 20-24, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we'll show you the power of open data, a cool new tool for programmers, and more.
1 comment Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
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Welcome to Opensource.com's Women in Open Source Week Opensource.com will highlight the efforts of women in open source from January 27 through February 7. We will be focusing some of our content specifically on women working in free and open source software fields and collaborating on projects... Read more
1 comment Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Sustainable open source projects are those that are capable of supporting themselves. Simply put, they are able to meet their ongoing costs. However, from the viewpoint of selection and procurement, sustainability also means that the project is capable of delivering improvements and fixing problems... Read more
2 comments Posted 22 Jan 2014 by OSS Watch Feed
If you read the technology press lately, odds are you already know about the launching of the AllSeen Alliance (a Google News search I just did produced 412 results in a wide range of languages). That's not a surprise, because this is an important and ambitious project. But there's a story behind... Read more
4 comments Posted 21 Jan 2014 by Andy Updegrove Feed
Whether the big media producers like it or not, digital technologies have made it easier than ever for popular culture fans to create remixes or derivative works from their favorite movies, TV shows, books, and other media. And the participatory nature of the Internet has arguably helped broaden... Read more
3 comments Posted 17 Jan 2014 by Kendra Mack (Red Hat) Feed

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