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open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Favouring open source
I have been a developer for a number of years (yes, it’s a large-ish number) and I’ve worked on teams that have developed software on commercial platforms, on teams that have used a mixture of open source and commercial components, and on teams that have used primarily open source. Overall, I’... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Glen Bettridge Feed
pumpkin spice latte
Coffee, often cited as the second most highly traded commodity in the world, is deeply personal for many. Every coffee drinker has their favorite brand, blend, and brew method. Years ago I considered myself a coffee fan, but the coffee I was drinking was so loaded with cream and sugar that it... Read more
2 comments Posted 7 Dec 2012 by A.Strong (Red Hat) Feed
Creative Commons design mash up
I recently graduated in May, and I had not heard of Creative Commons until I came to work at Red Hat. After a few months, I had gained some familiarity with Creative Commons but it was only when I was recently asked to create images for their 10th Anniversary that I realized I had some research to... Read more
2 comments Posted 7 Dec 2012 by Jenna Slawson Feed
open source music
We are now more than a decade into the technological revolution that turned the music industry upside down. Initially, it felt like there was so much possibility, that the internet might be the great democratizer, that it could empower artists to take more control over their careers, and ultimately... Read more
mMass software code
Over the last months, I became more and more aware of the "open" movement. "Open" as in open access, open source, open data, open science.
4 comments Posted 6 Dec 2012 by Timo Niedermeyer Feed
open source why
Let's say you're a big company in a competitive industry. One who innovates and succeeds by creating software. Not extending COTS, not adapting existing code. Generating fresh, new code, at your full expense. The value the company receives by investing in the creation of that software is... Read more
1 comment Posted 5 Dec 2012 by Jeremy Eder (Red Hat) Feed
black hole
If you're starting a new open source project, or open sourcing some existing code, you'll need a publicly accessible location for the version control system holding your code (if you're not planning on setting up a publicly accessible VCS, reconsider; no public source control is a red flag to... Read more
6 comments Posted 4 Dec 2012 by James Bowes (Red Hat) Feed
Gift Giveaway poll
It's getting really close to the holidays. Hopefully you've seen our gift guide and giveaway, and we'd love to know which gadgets you're most excited about.
6 comments Posted 4 Dec 2012 by Casey Brown Feed

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