Open source news for your reading pleasure. July 5 - July 11, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Xiki shell Kickstarter, a Raspberry Pi competitor called HummingBoard, and more!
I've been working as the documentation manager for the Koha project for six and a half years, so when I saw that Sarah White would be talking about documentation at OSCON this year I knew I wanted a chance to interview her.
Beatrice Martini shared the work she does alongside a talented group working to bring openness to the world for Open Knowledge with me earlier this year.
Firefox OS, Mozilla's open source mobile phone operating system, needs developers. And Benjamin Kerensa knows just where to find them.
ChickTech is based in Portland but plans to be nationwide by 2016. After interviewing Jennifer Davidson about how ChickTech gets girls involved in tech, I have high hopes it's even sooner. The non-profit targets girls who would never nominate themselves to participate in a tech workshop and who... Read more
Katie Miller is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat for the open source Platform as a Service, OpenShift, and co-founder of the Lambda Ladies group for women in functional programming. She has a passion for language and linguistics, but also for the open source way.
Founded in 2008, JFrog provides open source solutions for package repositories and software distribution aimed at a new breed of developers. With a focus on open source and the burgeoning cloud scene, JFrog has garnered their fair share of awards and press from industry heavyweights and communities... Read more
For Karen Sandler, software freedom isn't simply a technical matter. Nor is it a purely ideological one. It's a matter of life and death.
Spark is a company inspired by Zach Supalla's deaf father. "My dad has lights in his house that flash when someone rings the doorbell. I wanted to make lights that would flash when my mom texted him, so they could stay in better touch," explains Zach.
Open source games roundup Week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we sidle up to the Ouya All-Access Plan, bop our heads to some dulcet Mario Paint musical masterpieces, and more.