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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
candlesticks
Steam is a great source for any gamer. It is a place that will allow you to try out and enjoy many of the more popular video games that are available on the market today. Steam Greenlight will allow you to vote on games that you would like to see become available. It is a great system for gamers;... Read more
3 comments Posted 16 Nov 2012 by Jason Phillips Feed
belief
You know the Human Genome project. Well, this is the Belief Genome project. Instead of mapping genes, Sidian Jones is mapping beliefs—across ages, genders, and geographies. He says that beliefs are what makes us tick. They are how we move about in the world and the why to our decisions. Indeed,... Read more
0 comments Posted 15 Nov 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Linux Desktop
In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen the announcement or release of a number of new products: the iPad Mini, an updated version of the full-size iPad, and Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Surface tablet.
17 comments Posted 12 Nov 2012 by Amy Cavender Feed
opensource.com beer glass
Beer is truly the most democratic, egalitarian, and open source of all beverages. It is for both common folk and connoisseurs. It is for the masses. And, from my experience as a homebrewer and beer geek, you will rarely find a beverage that can be so liberating (in more ways than one).
9 comments Posted 9 Nov 2012 by Mark Caron (Red Hat) Feed

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