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Facebook is one of the world’s most well-known tech companies and on the forefront of open source technology. In this interview, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com talk with James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, about their contributions to open source and use of open source tools.
0 comments Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Women in computing and open source v5
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups... Read more
1 comment Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles in this offline, outdoor activity.
2 comments Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Heiko W. Rupp (Red Hat) Feed
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles for this new kind of offline, outdoor scavenger hunt. Open source tools like c:geo can be used to "go geocaching" and the methods of the game resemble those used in open... Read more
0 comments Posted 30 Sep 2014 by Heiko W. Rupp (Red Hat) Feed
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: September 22 - 26, 2014.
0 comments Posted 28 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
This week in open source games
In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we check out the new Steam Discovery Update, Youth Digital's open source game development classes, and more!
0 comments Posted 27 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!
0 comments Posted 26 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
2 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Once you've written an ebook and published it as an EPUB, you're work's not over. There are a few things that you still need to do. This article looks at how to validate your EPUB and how to convert it to the format that the Kindle ebook reader expects.
9 comments Posted 25 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
openSNP is a non-profit, open source web application project that allows users to take consumer genotype tests and upload the raw data so that it's accessible to everyone.
0 comments Posted 24 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed

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