In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the security of commercial open source, Google's surprise launch of ODF support, Uganda adopting free and open source software, and more! Week of December 22 - 27, 2014.
As of December 19, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now sharing all of its images and videos from the Mars Express mission under CC BY-SA.
Wikipedia is one of the most frequently visited websites in the world. The vast online encyclopedia, editable by anyone, has become the go-to source for general information on any subject. However, the "crowdsourcing" used by Wikipedia opens their doors to spin and whitewashing–edits that may be... Read more
Opensource.com covers news and stories on open science in 2014. In this article, get a summary of the best articles.
In this recap, we look back at some of the biggest events in the open hardware community in 2014, including some highlights of the work of makers in 3D printing, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and more.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you this week's most read articles on Opensource.com. Here's the top 5 for this week: December 15 - 19, 2014.
In this week's edition, we take a look at Halo 4 backend, SuperTuxKart, Godot engine 1.0, and news on Linux game releases! December 13 - 19, 2014
This is a Special Edition of our weekly open source news roundup, as we look back at the top news stories in 2014! I looked most closely at news in the areas of business, government, and education. There has also been some remarkable news where you would not expect, on how open source is helping to... Read more
What is the meaning of open source? Find out how taking matters into your own hands makes all the difference in this article by a seasoned software engineer.
Mentors have an affect on us like no other. They are likely not only one person but many. However there's likely one that stands out. Perhaps there's someone who has meant a great deal to you that comes to mind because of a particular project you're working on, or struggle you're going through, or... Read more