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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee on a cultural shift thanks to open data, the UK's open contracting data standard, Apache Software Foundation celebrates their 15th anniversary, and more!
0 comments Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Life is Beautiful cocktail recipe
We often say that open source is like a recipe. The source code, or "code recipe," is available for others to go by, modify, and change to their liking and to fit their preferences. Enjoy this cocktail recipe from Opensource.com contributor, frequent traveler, and OpenNMS CEO Tarus Balog.
0 comments Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Tarus Balog Feed
RAFI is on a mission to cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms. Learn how they directly assist individual farmers and work at the local, national, and international levels for a more just and sustainable food system... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Nov 2014 by Joseph Schroeder Feed
Open source code for a better food system, code with grass image
The story of Open Food Source (OFS), one of the longest running open source food hub software available today.
0 comments Posted 19 Nov 2014 by Roy Guisinger Feed
Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
One of the strengths of the open source community has been its ability to bring concentrated effort to bear on big problems. Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes. And when tragedy strikes, or a pressing need arises, there are groups of people who gather together to attempt to... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Nov 2014 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
The annual Opensource.com gift guide serves up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Get someone started tinkering with SparkFun's WeevilEye beginner soldering kit. Show your niece how cool programming can be with Adafruit's... Read more
2 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Erin White Feed
Play a classic computer adventure game on a modern operating system, including Linux, with these open source tools. Plus, get a snack recipe from Mystery Manor! Article includes Grim Fandango with ResidualVM, Monkey Island with ScummVM, and Tex Murphy with DosBox.
0 comments Posted 17 Nov 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
On revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time. Could "open source" join the ranks of food labeling like "organic" and "fair trade"? Do patents threaten food security and national security at large? Should governments invest in public plant breeding?
7 comments Posted 17 Nov 2014 by Lisa M. Hamilton Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, green stars
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week: November 10 - 14, 2014.
0 comments Posted 15 Nov 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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