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2 comments Posted 3 May 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (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
What I've learned the open source way
During my second year at Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women's University, the first of its kind in India as well as in South-East Asia, I attended a workshop on Python and Orca by Krishnakant Mane. My classmates and I were novices to free and open source software (FOSS) and... Read more
0 comments Posted 25 Apr 2013 by Trupti Rajesh Kini Feed
LulzBot 3D Printer
Not all businesses can stand behind their products, and even fewer can stand on top of them. At LulzBot, it’s not uncommon to find the multi-talented and seriously committed team mounting their 3D printers upside down or bumping along Colorado mountain roads with a functioning 3D printer in tow—all... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Apr 2013 by LulzBot Feed
cc music
Martin is a young accordion prodigy from Panama. Producer and DJ, Stephen Levitin (aka Apple Juice Kid), and myself, a UNC Professor and emcee, met him while building a Beat Making Lab at a community center in the city of Portobelo.
1 comment Posted 23 Apr 2013 by Pierce Freelon Feed
open science beaker
There is now no question that genomics, the study of the genomes of organisms and a field that includes intensive efforts to determine the entire DNA sequence of organisms, has joined the big data club. The development of prolific new DNA sequencing technologies is forcing biologists to embrace the... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Apr 2013 by Aaron Golden Feed
open source communities
Nothing is more powerful than people coming together for a common cause. This happens every day in open source. We write code, make commits, update Bugzilla’s, add new features, design new interfaces, add documentation, promote our projects, and strengthen the open source community with each... Read more
2 comments Posted 19 Apr 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
3D printing the open source way
3D printing is changing the game. The way we strategize, plan, create, and do business is different now that objects can be materialized by adding layer upon layer.
8 comments Posted 18 Apr 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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