Top 5: Exclusive interview with Patricia Torvalds and Ada Initiative, India adopts open source, and more
This week's Top 5 articles of the week: Two exclusive interviews, India's comprehensive open source policy, an introduction to MeowCAD, and on teaching students about open source.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of LibreOffice 5, a personal food computer, Creative Common's open letter to President Obama, and more. Open source news roundup for August 1 - 7, 2015
What's up in August? A lot. Read on to learn more about our new community moderators, upcoming article series, calls for proposals, and where to find us at open source events.
Mozilla's MozVR is a new technology that combines the open web and virtual reality, enabling developers to create virtual worlds that we can step inside.
A Red Hat internship reveals three crucial lessons about software engineering.
MeowCAD is an online free and open source electronic design application tool. Its focus is on schematic and PCB design for electronic circuits.
At Raspberry Pi Jams, software developers, hardware engineers, makers, teachers, children, and parents alike come together to learn about the Pi and what they can do with it.
Red Hat intern Meggie Milbauer discovers that life in an open organization isn't anything like the movies.
Patricia Torvalds isn't the Torvalds name that pops up in Linux and open source circles. Yet. Patricia tells us how she got into computing and her interest in feminist issues, and she talks about why the lack of diversity in tech is a mistake. (And she was raised not to make excuses for mistakes.)
Red Hat intern Taylor Greene explains how journalistic training is perfect preparation for a career in open source.