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open data weather forecast
I began paragliding a few years ago. It’s maybe the most weather-dependent sport in the world. We often fly in mountainous areas, very close to the ground. We need to know about local effects like thermal updrafts, clouds growth, mountain-breeze, foehn wind, and all sorts of other micro weather... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Aug 2013 by Nicolas Baldeck Feed
the open source way
Before I came to Red Hat as a Social Media Marketing intern, I didn’t know a thing about open source. During the application process, I did some research into what Red Hat does and what this company is all about. I found all sorts of information about Linux, software, technology, and more. However... Read more
3 comments Posted 1 Aug 2013 by Adam Van Dyke (Red Hat) Feed
Review of 4 text editors for Linux
This is a short list of my favorite graphical text editors for Linux that can be classified as IDE (integrated development environment). Here, I give the pros and cons of working with the following:  
19 comments Posted 30 Jul 2013 by Linuxaria Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news this week: July 22 - 26, 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.
4 comments Posted 26 Jul 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
open source communities
Elizabeth Leddy gave the next talk I attended entitled, Wish I Knew How to Quit You: 10 Secrets to Sustainable Open Source Communities. Elizabeth works with Plone but wasn’t really involved in open source until about five years ago. With open source we often start by working at a company that... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Jul 2013 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Open weather forecasting
Humans have always wanted to know what the weather has in store for them, and have come up with a whole load of ways to predict what’s coming; some better than others. Weather forecasting as we know it began in earnest in the nineteenth century, when the invention of the electric telegraph... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Jul 2013 by Theodora Middleton Feed
OSCON
We're live blogging from OSCON 2013 in Portland, OR. Keep coming back here for updates. Tweets from @opensourceway at the hashtag #oscon. Jump to day 2 keynotes and sessions or jump to day 3 keynotes.
4 comments Posted 25 Jul 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
game on teamwork
Indie videogame designer Nick Liow launched the Open Game Art Bundle in June this year. It was a simple idea: independent videogame designers contribute game assets—animations, soundtracks, character designs—and customers can pay any price they want to access them. Nick describes it as a sort of... Read more
1 comment Posted 24 Jul 2013 by Elliot Harmon Feed
Open Source Convention
The 15th year of OSCON (Open Source Convention) kicked off last night with an opening reception at the Expo Hall. This year's theme is Everything Open. And, the tracks reflect that: business, cloud, geek lifestyle, community, open hardware, tools & techniques, mobile, programming languages like... Read more
1 comment Posted 24 Jul 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
July 2013 Caption Contest
Prizes This contest was made possible by generous donations of prizes. Here are some details about our sponsors and what we’re giving away to the winners. Grand Prize: $500 in eBooks from O’Reilly Media.
3 comments Posted 23 Jul 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed

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