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Poll: Which code repository do you use?
From James Bowes' article, A code hosting comparison for open source projects:
9 comments Posted 16 May 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
A developer shares his open source story
When I first started to learn how to code and program, as a student and during the pre-internet era, it was common practice to share your source code as you were creating it. My classmates and I assumed that was the best way for us to learn—from each other.
0 comments Posted 16 May 2013 by Jose Antonio Chavarría Feed
open data center Facebook
Today, the many in the world focus on making things as environmentally-friendly as possible to reduce the negative impact daily life has on the environment to protect it for future generations. This includes major corporations, such as Facebook. Facebook is at the forefront of creating greener ways... Read more
2 comments Posted 10 May 2013 by Joshua John Feed
sharing and spreadability
It's not news that popular media have undergone significant changes due to participatory digital platforms. We tweet. We connect. We comment. Above all, we share. And the ability to share media has become a need and expectation in networked culture. There are already all sorts of buzzwords swirling... Read more
1 comment Posted 8 May 2013 by Kendra Mack (Red Hat) Feed
International Day Against DRM
Today is the seventh annual International Day Against DRM (Digital Rights Management). We've talked a lot here about DRM particularly in movies and books (read my two-part timeline, The DRM graveyard: A brief history of digital rights management in music and part 2 about video and TV). But what's... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 May 2013 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
open source hardware projects
At Open Source Junction 4 we invited attendees to present their hardware projects. Some were open source hardware, while some used consumer hardware components in conjunction with open source software to provide an innovative solution to a problem.
0 comments Posted 3 May 2013 by Mark Johnson Feed
how to participate
The opensource.com Annual Reader Survey had 59 respondents this year. If you didn't get a chance to give us your thoughts this time around, we'll be sending out a short poll to our mailing list about user experience soon. To participate, sign up here.
2 comments Posted 3 May 2013 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
text analysis technology
Churnalism US is a new web tool and browser extension that allows anyone to compare the news you read against existing content to uncover possible instances of plagiarism. It is a joint project with the Media Standards Trust.
0 comments Posted 30 Apr 2013 by Nicko Margolies Feed
Event report from OpenStack Summit 2013
Last week, I attended my first OpenStack Summit as part of a team from Red Hat helping to launch a new community distribution of the popular open source infrastructure as a service (IaaS) project.
0 comments Posted 26 Apr 2013 by Jason Brooks (Red Hat) Feed
to compete or collaborate
Chemistry is not the most open field of scientific endeavor; in fact, as I began working more in the area (coming from a background in physics), I was surprised with the norms in the field. As a PhD student way back in 2003, I simply wanted to draw a 3D molecular structure on my operating system of... Read more
3 comments Posted 25 Apr 2013 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed

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