Empathy provides the crucial bridge that allows for the understanding of situations different than your own. That sense of community fosters open source because community implies inclusiveness and connectivity, two hallmarks of the open source mindset.
Bird-I is an app to manage your location and your friends, plus an alarm for emergencies.
Top 5 articles from the week on Opensource.com: August 15, 2014.
Open source games roundup Week of August 10 - August 16, 2014 A quiet week in open source gaming news. I spent most of my gaming time trying to figure out Divinity: Original Sin, which... isn't out on Linux yet, but will be soon. How soon? Good question.
Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OpenStreetMap's 10th birthday, open source medical devices, and more!
WhoaVerse is an open source platform for creating social media communities where users apply democratic principles to shape the content.
Kyle Hall of ByWater Solutions shares with us what it's like to help libraries switch to open source, by the hundreds.
The beauty of open sourcing development resources is that a single library or wrapper, once released to the world, can be integrated and built out by thousands of other people. And because the future of any new platform depends on what people can do with it, over the past few months Leap Motion has... Read more
We had an amazing July on Opensource.com bringing in 383,960 page views and 217,933 unique visits. We published a record 82 articles including 18 interviews with OSCON speakers for this month's themed content.
Open source games roundup Week of August 3 - 9, 2014 This week's edition of our open source games news roundup comes to you from the gorgeous countryside of the Bécancour region in Québec, where I'm striving to introduce my in-laws to board games other than Scrabble and Scattergories. And failing... Read more