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Years ago, in a graduate computer science course, I was tasked with implementing an algorithm for "variational image segmentation by motion detection." The algorithm was, as they say, a doozy. Tersely described over the course of half a dozen papers, it had dozens of subroutines, which when... Read more
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2014 by John Lees-Miller Feed
Open science is one way today to deliver science to societies around the world. And, it can include open education, open research, open source, and open culture.
1 comment Posted 16 Jun 2014 by Wilma van Wezenbeek Feed
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Open source games roundup Week of June 6 - 12, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we look at Alienware's Steam Machine sans SteamOS, DARPA's gamification of open source bugfixing, and more.
0 comments Posted 14 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
May 2014 saw Opensource.com bring in 359,506 page views and 202,811 unique visits. And, we changed the engine while the plane was flying, completing a successful migration to Drupal 7 on May 22. We hope you like the updated look and feel! Additionally, we published 17 featured articles during "Open... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Jun 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 7 - 13, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Tesla's patent release, Docker 1.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and more.
0 comments Posted 13 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
As scientists and researchers develop new and better methods for collecting data, from new sensor technology to advancements in data mining techniques, the sheer volume of data to be analyzed grows accordingly. For big data, you need big clusters, and OpenStack has proven to be an important tool... Read more
0 comments Posted 13 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
References and citations are what make the scientific and academic worlds go round. Everyone has their own system for keeping track of their research, from dumping everything onto a desk, to dumping everything into a folder (I like to call this the Pensky Method), to dumping everything into folders... Read more
2 comments Posted 12 Jun 2014 by Steven Ovadia Feed
The scientific journal, Nature Methods, has made a transformation. From closed to open, the journal now embraces open science practices with the purpose of enabling true reproducible research. This is an account of how this transformation came to be.
0 comments Posted 12 Jun 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Since the launch last June of Mozilla Science Lab, we’ve been working to unpack what science on the web and like the web means, and what Mozilla can do to support it.
0 comments Posted 11 Jun 2014 by Kaitlin Thaney Feed
It takes a lot of courage to speak up in front of more than 5,000 people about something close to your heart. Especially when your stage is a company-wide email list within Red Hat (called memo-list) where everyone from engineers to interns to the CEO are reading and having their say. Nonetheless,... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Jun 2014 by Dayle Parker (Red Hat) Feed

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