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open web
What began as ARPANET back in 1969, has become the Internet as we know it today. This year on March 12 marked 25 years of the World Wide Web. It all got started when... In March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist working at CERN, submitted a proposal to develop a radical new way of linking and... Read more
2 comments Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
developing possibilities
It's not hard to come up with a dozen different reasons why the rise of open source development has been a watershed event in both the software and hardware industries. All of us can build new web applications faster with our feet firmly planted on the shoulders of jQuery, Bootstrap, and Apache.... Read more
2 comments Posted 8 Apr 2014 by Matt Attaway Feed
Building open infrastructure
When reading a recent article by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, I was struck by a comparison made between OpenStack and the interstate highway system. The article in Wall Street and Technology, called "OpenStack: Five things every executive needs to know," mostly focused on the high points of where... Read more
0 comments Posted 8 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
open content management system
Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets interviewed Angie Byron, a Drupal core co-maintainer, about the latest version of this open source content management system. What can we expect from Drupal 8?
0 comments Posted 7 Apr 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure March 29 - April 4, 2014 In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we look at the end of Ubuntu One, a totally-open laptop, Microsoft's recent steps toward openness, and more.
4 comments Posted 4 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
penguins in space
As someone who makes it to about 20 events a year between open source conferences and science-fiction/fandom-type events, I feel qualified to describe Penguicon as a relatively unique event among its brethren, as it is a bit of both of those. It's also a music event, a gaming event, and a maker... Read more
1 comment Posted 2 Apr 2014 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
open innovation
I recently got a Google Glass device through the Explorer Program.
2 comments Posted 31 Mar 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Vote now for the 2014 People's Choice Award
We're happy to announce the nominees for this year's People Choice Award. Each year Opensource.com enjoys recognizing our top contributors as a way to celebrate our community. Those people who submit their open source stories to us and become authors on the site are a big part of what makes our... Read more
0 comments Posted 31 Mar 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Opensource.com 3D printed coin
The Opensource.com team gathered in one of the large conference rooms at Red Hat tower in Raleigh on March 21 to make an open hardware day of it.
4 comments Posted 28 Mar 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Flying with open source
This past Friday, we celebrated our Open Hardware Week here at Opensource.com with a staff open hardware workshop. Among the many fun things ranging from 3D printing to tinkering with Arduino boards and related electronics, I brought in a tiny remote control quadcopter which got back in December.... Read more
3 comments Posted 27 Mar 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed

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