Life

A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
2 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Once you've written an ebook and published it as an EPUB, you're work's not over. There are a few things that you still need to do. This article looks at how to validate your EPUB and how to convert it to the format that the Kindle ebook reader expects.
9 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
openSNP is a non-profit, open source web application project that allows users to take consumer genotype tests and upload the raw data so that it's accessible to everyone.
0 comments Posted 24 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
Newcomers to python-ideas occasionally make reference to the idea of "Python 4000" when proposing backwards incompatible changes that don't offer a clear migration path from currently legal Python 3 code. After all, we allowed that kind of change for Python 3.0, so why wouldn't we allow it for... Read more
4 comments Posted 24 Sep 2014 by Nick Coghlan (Red Hat) Feed
While many scanners makers don't supply Linux versions of the software that drives their wares, there are a number of excellent scanner applications for the Linux desktop. Here's a look at three of them.
8 comments Posted 23 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain... Read more
1 comment Posted 22 Sep 2014 by Robert Hovden Feed
Why and how to use Bespoke.js, a presentation framework that sits at the opposite end of the complexity scale.
0 comments Posted 22 Sep 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed
The top five articles from Opensource.com published during the week of September 8 - 12, 2014.
0 comments Posted 21 Sep 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
This week in open source games
Open source games roundup Week of September 14 - September 20, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we go Starbound for open source development tools and end up on Another World. All that, and more!
0 comments Posted 20 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook's TODO project, Coursera's Brazil launch, and more!
0 comments Posted 19 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed

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