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The use of Creative Commons as a licensing mechanism is continuing to grow at a fantastic pace. In this report, learn more about the size and breakdown of Creative Common material available for reuse.
1 comment Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Creative Commons Feed
2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators, editors, sharers, and supporters. Thank you. Thanks for making Opensource.com a vibrant community full of amazing stories. We, the open source community, have a... Read more
0 comments Posted 27 Nov 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work. A movement of practitioners is emerging who are applying open source philosophy to food systems work. Our goal in this article is to recognize... Read more
1 comment Posted 27 Nov 2014 by Kirsten Larsen Feed
Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Mozilla announced a new browser version on their 10th anniversary of the Firefox browser explicitly for developers. The Usersnap team of developers takes a look at whether it works well for the web development process, offers developers a variety of possible applications, and if it keeps up with... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Nov 2014 by Thomas Peham Feed
There has been much written about cooking and recipes and how they are analogous of the open source way—from The Magic Cauldron chapter in The Cathedral and the Bazaar, to websites dedicated to the idea, like forkthecookbook.com. There is also a particular meal that I think truly exemplifies the... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Nov 2014 by Katie Osterdahl Feed
What can open source developers learn from one of the world's most ancient technologies? The flip side of using open source to improve food systems. Learn what agriculture can teach you about tech and culture to improve your skills today.
1 comment Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Sumana Harihareswara Feed
Recently, we published our annual open source gift guide for the holidays, serving up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Of our 14 fabulous open source gifts, which is your favorite?
6 comments Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
1 comment Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Shaun McCance Feed
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
Open Food Network is a food hub, a connector between small farmers and places to sell their local, sustainable food. Find them on GitHub.
0 comments Posted 24 Nov 2014 by Eric Bowen Feed
Trophies for Top 5 articles of the week
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 17 - 21, 2014.
0 comments Posted 22 Nov 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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