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ChickTech is based in Portland but plans to be nationwide by 2016. After interviewing Jennifer Davidson about how ChickTech gets girls involved in tech, I have high hopes it's even sooner. The non-profit targets girls who would never nominate themselves to participate in a tech workshop and who... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
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Katie Miller is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat for the open source Platform as a Service, OpenShift, and co-founder of the Lambda Ladies group for women in functional programming. She has a passion for language and linguistics, but also for the open source way.
1 comment Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Founded in 2008, JFrog provides open source solutions for package repositories and software distribution aimed at a new breed of developers. With a focus on open source and the burgeoning cloud scene, JFrog has garnered their fair share of awards and press from industry heavyweights and communities... Read more
0 comments Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Travis Kepley (Red Hat) Feed
Free and open source software
For Karen Sandler, software freedom isn't simply a technical matter. Nor is it a purely ideological one. It's a matter of life and death.
1 comment Posted 7 Jul 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Spark is a company inspired by Zach Supalla's deaf father. "My dad has lights in his house that flash when someone rings the doorbell. I wanted to make lights that would flash when my mom texted him, so they could stay in better touch," explains Zach.
0 comments Posted 7 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source games news
Open source games roundup Week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we sidle up to the Ouya All-Access Plan, bop our heads to some dulcet Mario Paint musical masterpieces, and more.
0 comments Posted 5 Jul 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 28 - July 4, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we celebrate our digital independence and take a cruise with Automotive Grade Linux. Plus more!
0 comments Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
At this point, I have more usernames and passwords to juggle than any person should ever have to deal with. I know I'm not alone, either. We have a surfeit of passwords to manage, and we need a good way to manage them so we have easy access without doing something silly like writing them down where... Read more
7 comments Posted 3 Jul 2014 by Fedora Magazine Feed
One profession that's embraced open source is journalism. Especially the area of data journalism. In this interview, data journalist and co-founder of Journalism++ discusses the advantages to using open source software for data journalism and the potential pitfalls of open data.
0 comments Posted 2 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Love them or hate them, presentations are a major part of life in both academia and business. Traditionally, creating a presentation meant using Microsoft's PowerPoint, but Apple's Keynote and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org's Impress are solid alternatives. The problem with all those applications (... Read more
6 comments Posted 1 Jul 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed

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