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Success in the second year of the Open Hardware Summit
The Open Hardware Summit (OHS), now in its second year, brings together folks from all different backgrounds and truly represents a melting pot of those with interests in the open hardware (open source designs, firmware, software, process) movement. In fact, I’d argue that the open hardware... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Sep 2011 by Jon Masters (Red Hat) Feed
Poll: Who should pay for free wifi?
In a previous poll, we asked if you thought every major city or airport should have free wifi. The results are mixed, but in favor of some
4 comments Posted 27 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Poll: Who should pay for free wifi?
In a previous poll, we asked if you thought every major city or airport should have free wifi. The results are mixed, but in favor of some
4 comments Posted 27 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a White House event about the importance of supporting and retaining women and girls in STEM careers.  “If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone,” said Obama.  “We need all hands on... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Sep 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
SPARKcon: Organizing creative thinkers with open source
How do you celebrate the creativity of your community without falling into a rigid planning process? You open source it. By tapping into individuals' passions, their willingness to collaborate, and creating a culture of transparency, you can light a spark that will inspire unpredictable--yet... Read more
1 comment Posted 12 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open wifi
Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face. Whether it's at airports or hotels, many people opt to use a free network first. Some cities and airports are starting to provide free wireless to the public. Is this a new trend? Are the days of paying... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open wifi
Whether you travel often or just occasionally, paying for wireless is something many of us face. Whether it's at airports or hotels, many people opt to use a free network first. Some cities and airports are starting to provide free wireless to the public. Is this a new trend? Are the days of paying... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
HP's attempt to kill the TouchPad proved two things: the appeal of a $99 tablet and the power of open source communities. The first is clear--even if you hadn't decided how a tablet would fit into your life, it's a lot easier to figure it out for $99 than for $500. Too bad the BOM to build the... Read more
3 comments Posted 30 Aug 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Koji is an open source build system. While many are familiar with Koji because of the Fedora Project's use of it, Koji is a generic system that is used by different groups around the world.
5 comments Posted 25 Aug 2011 by Mike McLean (Red Hat) Feed
If you haven't heard a keynote about the wonders of the cloud, you haven't been to an open source conference lately. But Mårten Mickos' LinuxCon cloud keynote was more than that--it was really a freedom keynote. "FOSS has an 'F' as in freedom, and in fun, and the future," Mickos said. "Many of us... Read more
1 comment Posted 19 Aug 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed

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