A focus on young people in the open source world is just starting to become a priority, and we're also starting to see more larger corporations demonstrating their commitment to open source. Open source is indeed spreading as more and more people understand the value of the open source way.
As a child I remember being fascinated by science, and developed an overwhelming urge to learn how everything worked. I loved science fiction, seeing authors explore the very edges of possible futures, extrapolating out the possibly feasible to its very limits. As I grew older and began a degree in... Read more
Now that full-fledged computers are approaching the size of a USB Flash drive and are being sold for less than $75, my interest in designing a Linux computer of my own has been re-awakened. As an educator, I would stock that computer full of free creativity and learning software, logic puzzle games... Read more
Black Friday first spread to Cyber Monday, then Grey Thursday. Now the week-long spending frenzy has turned charitable with Giving Tuesday. New York’s 92nd Street Y teamed up with the United Nations Foundation to gather a growing group of companies and non-profits "to create a national day of... Read more
Attention open source community: Opensource.com is giving away ten awesome open source gadgets! To go along with our 2012 open source gift guide, we're giving away several of the items on our list. Two weeks from now, we'll be drawing names of ten lucky opensource.com community members to receive... Read more
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:
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
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).
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
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.