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Year in review
It's been a great year for the opensource.com Life channel. We've seen tremendous growth of the open source community, and it's been a pleasure to help record and publicize all the exciting projects all of you are working on. Here are some articles that represent the gamut of topics and stories... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Dec 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
open source gifts
Happy Holidays from opensource.com!  We hope that you have a great break (if you get one!) and spend some time doing the things you like most. Many of us will spend it doing a mix of activites, like: 
1 comment Posted 24 Dec 2012 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
open source gifts
Happy Holidays from opensource.com!  We hope that you have a great break (if you get one!) and spend some time doing the things you like most. Many of us will spend it doing a mix of activites, like: 
1 comment Posted 24 Dec 2012 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
your image here
Think of all the photos and videos you've stored on various devices and social networks over the years. Enter: OpenPhoto, a new, open source platform all about gathering them into one place and never losing them. Their software imports your photos from Flickr, Facebook, and Instagram, and there's... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Dec 2012 by Beverly Pearl Feed
open hardware
When talking about open source, many people's first thought is the GNU General Public License (GPL). While the software world has been revolutionised by GPL, the hardware world has seen little change. 
6 comments Posted 20 Dec 2012 by Alvin Chang Feed
community
Look at the founders of any Internet startup, and you're almost certain to find an open source expert among them. Take Google, the biggest Internet success story of them all. Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin built and ran their brand-new web indexing tool on servers running the open source... Read more
20 comments Posted 20 Dec 2012 by Valerie Aurora Feed
hands
If you’ve seen an unbelievable interactive projection or a mind-blowing piece of generative video art, odds are you’ve come across openFrameworks, an accessible programming platform that has helped create projects like Arturo Castro and
1 comment Posted 19 Dec 2012 by Kyle Chayka Feed
Instagram photo licenses
Instagram has undergone several big changes lately, most noteably taking away the ability to quickly view Instagram photos on Twitter. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom described this update during the LeWeb Internet conference in Paris as Instagram's evolution, and explained that the company would... Read more
10 comments Posted 18 Dec 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
Instagram photo licenses
Instagram has undergone several big changes lately, most noteably taking away the ability to quickly view Instagram photos on Twitter. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom described this update during the LeWeb Internet conference in Paris as Instagram's evolution, and explained that the company would... Read more
10 comments Posted 18 Dec 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
open here
I sat down with Leslie Hawthorn, Community Manager at Red Hat, and chatted with her about the 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference that was held in Baltimore, Maryland this year. She confided that the theme, Are we there yet?, is a reference to the idea that while women... Read more
3 comments Posted 18 Dec 2012 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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