FUDCon Tempe gets started tonight. Even if you're not there, you can still join in. We're finishing up the opensource.com anniversary week by liveblogging open source stories from FUDCon. What kinds of stories?
In December, we asked you to vote on your favorite images from 2010. Numerous people voted on the five most popular images in each channel (chosen based on Flickr views), and the winners are:
If there's one thing that's important to us, it's community. And we want to know how our community (that's you) feels about opensource.com. Please take five minutes to give us some feedback through our first opensource.com reader survey. It's pretty short, and your feedback will help us give you... Read more
Facebook announced this week that they will begin republishing user information in ads in a feature called "sponsored stories." They'll be using your likes and check-ins with sponsors in ads that your friends will see.
Congrats to the winners of our Twitter/Identi.ca anniversary t-shirt giveaway (Identi.ca users noted in parentheses; all others are from Twitter):
Usually when Facebook comes up at opensource.com, it's because they've done something that's very much the opposite of open. But a blog post on FrameThink this week showed Facebook's more open side.
I was pretty excited to see the announcement about a sequel to Tron. The original movie was one that helped define my career as a bona fide geek. I still remember being wowed by the light cycles and over-the-top scenes. When I first started using Linux, one of the first open source games I played... Read more
NOTE: THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. As our first anniversary approaches, we wanted to thank everyone who has followed us on Twitter and identi.ca. Not only are they the first place many of you see when we've posted new stories, but they've also been a great tool for us to meet like minds and find... Read more
The Internet reacted to yesterday's post on the Chromium blog with astounding speed. What caused the hubbub?
Imagine it is 1912, but that the Titanic is fitted with an underwater radar system. Imagine that it senses an iceberg so large that even the captain can understand that by the law of conservation of momentum, the ship will be stopped in its path. Should the captain use the radar information to... Read more