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Opensource.com Annual Reading List
Introducing this year's list Open source projects and practices have always enjoyed a complicated relationship to change. To change is to productively evolve. Working transparently and collaboratively excellerates the speed at which we can build wonderful things together. It also allows us to fail... Read more
11 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Open source is the combined contributions of millions of independent volunteers. This single concept brings with it a few inherent realities. In this article let's look at a few potentially concerning points about the nature of open source contributions.
0 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by David Hurley Feed
Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of contributors tick. At the Great Wide Open conference this year, Coraline gave a talk about diversity in open source.
2 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
6 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
open source games news
Open source games roundup Week of June 15 - 21, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we spend all of our extra cash on the Steam Summer Sale, and then punish ourselves for it by playing the original X-COM with the OpenXcom interface.
1 comment Posted 21 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 14 - 20, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we check out New Relic's Docker deployment tool, a DIY brain recording rig from Open Ephys, and more.
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
Fedora Scientific is a Linux distribution specifically designed for enabling open science. It is a Fedora spin targeted at users whose work involves scientific and numerical computing. Perhaps like other Fedora spins, it was conceived out of a simple need: the need to avoid constantly installing... Read more
2 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Amit Saha (Red Hat) Feed
While many researchers encounter no privacy-based barriers to releasing data, those working with human participants, such as doctors, psychologists, and geneticists, have a difficult problem to surmount. How do they reconcile their desire to share data, allowing their analyses and conclusions to be... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Shauna Gordon-McKeon Feed
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Kaitlin Thaney is the Director of Mozilla’s Science Lab and an open science advocate. Her work in this space began with John Wilbanks building the science wing of Creative Commons (formerly known as “Science Commons”). Their focus was on crafting the infrastructure, policy and advocacy for Open... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Jun 2014 by Erin Robinson Feed

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