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Cyber Monday shopping
We don't condone shopping when you should be working, but everybody needs a break, right? When you're out shopping for the online deals today, here are a few Cyber Monday specials we like:
0 comments Posted 26 Nov 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
open source gift giveaway box
It's the most wonderful time of the year: time to give open source presents. The opensource.com team gathered ten of our favorite gadgets to help you pick out that perfect present for that special (open source) someone. Some of these items will be a part of our 2012 open source gift guide giveaway... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Nov 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
Work in public
Collaboration is changing. Gone are the days of excuses for not collaborating, like "we work better in person," or "we're in different time zones." Technology makes it easy to work together. It's simple and it's free (assuming you have a computer, webcam, and internet connection).
0 comments Posted 23 Nov 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
Thanks for being an open source advocate
It's that time when many of us begin to reflect on what we've accomplished over the past year. It's also a great time to think about how others have helped us finish those projects and achieve our goals. To help say "Thank You," the opensource.com team has added several new eCards to our resource... Read more
2 comments Posted 22 Nov 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
mobile phone
It's that time of year when everyone pauses to be thankful. At opensource.com, we want to know which gadget you're MOST thankful for. Which device could you not survive without? Personally I know I'm 100% attached to my smart phone.  So you know my vote.
11 comments Posted 21 Nov 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
mobile phone
It's that time of year when everyone pauses to be thankful. At opensource.com, we want to know which gadget you're MOST thankful for. Which device could you not survive without? Personally I know I'm 100% attached to my smart phone.  So you know my vote.
11 comments Posted 21 Nov 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
open innovation
The participatory ethic of open source software has become so widespread these days that it is migrating into some unexpected places... like musical instruments, tractors and ecological technology. Chances are you haven’t heard about the Zoybar—a modular instrument loosely based on the guitar. As... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Nov 2012 by David Bollier Feed
flour + butter + stuff
By now, many of you have seen that Hostess brands has closed. Many people are going to miss their favorite treats. On their website, they state the following:
34 comments Posted 18 Nov 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
flour + butter + stuff
By now, many of you have seen that Hostess brands has closed. Many people are going to miss their favorite treats. On their website, they state the following:
34 comments Posted 18 Nov 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Fail faster
A bike share program that was supposed to be launched last summer in New York City has come to a halt due to software related issues. I can't help but think that if the software was open source, these problems would have been easily resolved, eliminating worrisome delays.
3 comments Posted 16 Nov 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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