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Do you use open source when completing your NCAA tournament bracket?
The craziness of March basketball is here. Sports fans and offices around the world are filling out NCAA tournament brackets. Can open source help you make the right picks?
4 comments Posted 13 Mar 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Do you use open source when completing your NCAA tournament bracket?
The craziness of March basketball is here. Sports fans and offices around the world are filling out NCAA tournament brackets. Can open source help you make the right picks?
4 comments Posted 13 Mar 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
How Drupal combines open source, openness, and security
Drupal is a huge software project by any measure, with thousands of developers writing code for it and deploying websites and applications on it. Alongside Linux, Apache, and Mozilla, it is one of the largest open source projects in the world. This infographic helps explain the important work of... Read more
2 comments Posted 12 Mar 2012 by Jeffrey A. McGuire Feed
Egypt revolution
"We're at an inflection point of the way journalism treats the web," Dan Singer said in the "Open Web, Open News: Reporters & Developers Remix" at SXSWi. "We're no longer simply putting things into channels." He and the panel discussed the difference between between being "on the web," which is... Read more
3 comments Posted 11 Mar 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Your open source guide to SXSWi 2012
SXSW Interactive is in full swing! But there's a lot left to go. Right now you're probably heading for whatever session is closest--and thus the one least likely to get you soaked in the rain. But the weather should pick up tomorrow, and you'll be on your way not to the closest, but to the best.... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Mar 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Blue Drop Awards: Community recognition the open source way
The first-ever Blue Drop Awards are how the Drupal community recognizes peers for pushing open source content management to the limit. The awards are more than recognition--they’re a clever way to help market this growing open source community. And we already know that Drupal and open source go... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Mar 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Mari0 logo
What happens when you bring together the joy of the past with the joy of the... well, more recent past? Mari0, a mashup of Portal and the original Super Mario Brothers. Mario gets a portal gun and the game mechanics from Portal with four-player co-op in a scratch recreation of the Super Mario... Read more
1 comment Posted 5 Mar 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Obliteration = Collaboration
A recent exhibition at the Children's Art Centre in Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art fuses two seemingly disparate concepts (destruction with creation) through a simple, kid-based approach with a design spin.
0 comments Posted 2 Mar 2012 by Paula Weigel (Red Hat) Feed
Louis C.K. and the DIY DVD experiment
The answer to stabilizing content and price is letting artists retain greater control of their work. Louis C.K. likes to do things himself. He likes having control over his work and being able to share the process and proceeds however he likes. It seems to be successful. In December, he made more... Read more
2 comments Posted 28 Feb 2012 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed
Open source: It empowers me
Last month, we conducted a poll asking how open source might have enriched your life. We got a great response. Over 150 people answered, and the comments they left hinted at the personal impact open source has on individuals.
1 comment Posted 27 Feb 2012 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed

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