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open hardware
Recently, we compared Raspberry Pi, Allwinner and CuBox Linux hardware boards.
4 comments Posted 26 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source lightning talks
Dave Neary manages open source standards at Red Hat, so he thinks a lot about what makes open source communities work and what makes them unique. First, everything we are doing in open source is not brand new. People have gone before us; we should take notice of the lessons they learned and learn... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Sep 2012 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
open source music
In July this year, two UNC-Chapel Hill professors trained 16 motivated Congolese students in the art of beat making. They called their group The Congo Beat Making Lab and collaborated with Yole!Africa to strengthen a larger goal they all share: to connect people (including musicians) around the... Read more
1 comment Posted 20 Sep 2012 by Pierce Freelon Feed
Open source automobiles
The automotive industry took a major step forward in its commitment to open source yesterday, as announced by the Linux Foundation. The Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup (AGL) is a new group that will facilitate industry collaboration for Linux development. Major automotive companies like Jaguar... Read more
2 comments Posted 20 Sep 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
Humble Bundle website
The clock is ticking on your 13 days to grab the six games in this edition of the Humble Indie Bundle, a pay-what-you-will collection of games with the benefits going to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play. Your loot this time around includes the DRM-free games and soundtracks for:
2 comments Posted 19 Sep 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
open wires
The ancient alchemists tried to turn iron into gold. While they didn't succeed, they did leave us with a wonderful metaphor. Last week I experienced something akin to alchemy when I installed Fedora 17 onto a donated Dell Dimension 3000 tower computer.
1 comment Posted 17 Sep 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
For those of you that missed it, the Liberated Pixel Cup is a gaming contest where the goal is to make free software art and free software games that use said art. It was sponsored this past June and July by Creative Commons, the Free Software Foundation, Open Game Art, Mozilla, and many... Read more
2 comments Posted 12 Sep 2012 by Juan Rodriguez Feed
Using open source for disaster response planning
Peak hurricane season is always a reminder that natural disasters are never easy to handle. If there’s anything we can take away from them it’s that planning and preparedness can save the lives of those risk. The World Bank and OpenGeo find themselves at the unique cross section of disaster... Read more
0 comments Posted 12 Sep 2012 by David Dubovsky Feed
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Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools. This week, we turn the table and ask you which application you favor in every day practice.
3 comments Posted 11 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
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Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools. This week, we turn the table and ask you which application you favor in every day practice.
3 comments Posted 11 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed

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