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Open source research often paints the community as a homogeneous landscape. I have collected stories from open source contributors to begin constructing a new narrative of diverse experience. These contributors are 20 women and men, living in seven countries.
5 comments Posted 11 Aug 2011 by Sarah Riggs Feed
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If you're interested in open hardware, you should point yourself towards New York next month. Registration has opened for the second Open Hardware Summit, to be held September 15. Conveniently, this again will take place two days before Maker Faire: NYC. Both will be in the New York Hall of Science... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Aug 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Humans have a natural tendency to share and socialize. People have ideas they want to discuss with others, get comments on and build upon. People also love to see, meet and interact with like-minded people and form a team so as to pursue their passions, ideas and dreams. People like to reach out to... Read more
0 comments Posted 5 Aug 2011 by Abhishek Singh Feed
We've mentioned microlending site Kiva before as an example of the new sharing economy and how one tweet can change the world. And I'd been curious about the site's operations--just never quite curious enough to make a donation, until today.
3 comments Posted 1 Aug 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
The theme of OSCON 2011 is "From disruption to default." While that certainly captures the status of open source these days, it isn't exactly news to anyone attending the conference. But the welcoming keynote addresses and early sessions devoted to data scalability and Java seem to be giving... Read more
2 comments Posted 27 Jul 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
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We like to highlight the values of the open source way like collaboration, meritocracy, transparency, and sharing here on opensource.com. We share ideas, best practices, content, images, opinions, and much more. But has "sharing" changed with the increased use of social media?
10 comments Posted 27 Jul 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
After you vote, tell us why you made your choice and tell us about your favorite open source conferences.
2 comments Posted 26 Jul 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
After you vote, tell us why you made your choice and tell us about your favorite open source conferences.
2 comments Posted 26 Jul 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
This week O'Reilly is holding its thirteenth Open Source Convention, OSCON, which is, as described on their website:
0 comments Posted 25 Jul 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Professor Jones seems to have struck a chord with his attempt to abandon email. Since we published our look at his #noemail attempt and sat down for a chat, he’s been interviewed, referenced, and talked about all over the Internet--and even on the (local) nightly news. Other people have followed... Read more
8 comments Posted 25 Jul 2011 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed

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