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Life channel year in review
This year was a great one for seeing open source affect new and exciting aspects of our lives. We saw open source reach from science to gadgets, from music to gaming, and much more. Here are some of our favorites from the Life channel in 2013.
0 comments Posted 23 Dec 2013 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
top open source news
In June this year, we launched a new weekly feature on Opensource.com highlighting some of the most interesting open source news from around the web. Each Friday, we share our take on recent open source news from around the globe, including some stories you may know well and some you may have... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Open source vehicles
Open hardware is gaining speed. The appetite for open source vehicles is growing. And while we may not have flying cars yet, we do have Tabby—an open source car design released by Open Source Vehicle this October. Want to swap out an internal combustible engine for an eco-friendly electric? Tabby... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Dec 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
diverse open source projects
We cover a wide range of open source projects on Opensource.com. From beehives to Linux, from the Netherlands to India, featuring a diversity of open source projects is part of our mission. It's a goal we achieved in 2013 and one we'll continue to strive for in 2014. Our readers tell us on a... Read more
5 comments Posted 19 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open video editor
I've been following the progress of OpenShot, an open source video editor, for the past few years. I think it achieves just the right balance between ease-of-use and a rich feature set. When I heard about the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, I was one of the first to contribute. By... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Dec 2013 by Phil Shapiro Feed
open source software for science
The first workshop on "Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experience," was held at the Supercomputing Conference in Denver, CO on November 17, 2013. This meeting was organized by the Software Sustainability Institute at the University of Edinburgh and the National Science Foundation to... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Dec 2013 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed
best open source interviews in 2013
Opensource.com is here to tell the stories of those who use open source—software, hardware, and ways—to work, to create, to discover, and to add knowledge back to the world. And, interviews with these open source gurus are an excellent method of delivering that kind of thought-provoking content to... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. December 9-13, 2013 We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found:
0 comments Posted 13 Dec 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source beehive designs
Last year, a third of honeybee colonies in the United States quite literally vanished. Commercial honey operations, previously abuzz with many thousands of bees, fell suddenly silent, leaving scientists and beekeepers alike scratching their heads. The reasons remain mostly a mystery for what is... Read more
17 comments Posted 11 Dec 2013 by Tristan Smith Feed
Opensource.com video interview with Chris DiBona
Opensource.com's Jason Hibbets recently had a chance to sit down with Google's Open Source Director Chris DiBona during the All Things Open Conference in Raleigh, NC.
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2013 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed

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