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open source way
I never thought how a simple photograph at a family birthday could capture the essence of an open education until my niece recently turned one year old.
2 comments Posted 17 Jul 2013 by Carolyn Fox Feed
world open source software challenge
In 2007, the Korean government first held the OSS World Challenge in an effort to promote open source software and bring awareness to developers within the country.  Today, the challenge is open to entries from all over the world: OSS projects that were developed within the last year are eligible.
0 comments Posted 16 Jul 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source catalyst
For more than a decade, Evan Prodromou has worked to build open source tools that help people share things online. In 2003, he co-founded Wikitravel, a website that lets world travelers collaborate on the ultimate travel guide. Then, in 2008, Prodromou launched StatusNet, a decentralized, federated... Read more
4 comments Posted 15 Jul 2013 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
A recap of open source from June 2013
It's time to take a look back at June and see how open source is changing the world. We'll take a look at what articles where hot, a few that you may have missed, and what the chatter was all about last month. We published 42 articles in June—that includes several posts from our community... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Jul 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: July 8 - 12, 2013 What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the comments section. Follow us on Twitter where we share these stories in real time.
1 comment Posted 12 Jul 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
event report
Open Source Bridge is a conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way. I have a new favourite conference. I spent two days at Open Source Bridge in Portland OR. It’s a fascinating event. I joked at first that it was "very... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2013 by Stephen R. Walli Feed
people for an open internet
Groundbreaking contributions to the global Internet are recognized every year in The Internet Hall of Fame by The Internet Society—a leading advocate for a free and open Internet, promoting the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.
1 comment Posted 9 Jul 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Change the model
With recent news that GitHub is banning storage of any file over 100Mb and discouraging files larger than 50Mb, their retreat from offering download services is complete. It's not a surprising trend; dealing with downloads is unrewarding and costly.
16 comments Posted 9 Jul 2013 by Simon Phipps Feed
Linux devices
Before the PC, computers were devices: custom hardware combined with software specifically written for the machine, and the machines themselves were usually designed for a select few (if not single) purposes. The problem that PCs seemed to address was diversity. Where customers had previously... Read more
0 comments Posted 8 Jul 2013 by Dick MacInnis Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: July 1 - 5, 2013 What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the comments section. Follow us on Twitter where we share these stories in real time.
0 comments Posted 5 Jul 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed

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