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OpenStreetMap
Everyone is talking about maps lately. Google maps are no longer on the iPhone. Apple maps have some serious bugs. Luckily, open source maps are making a move.
4 comments Posted 3 Oct 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
OpenStreetMap
Everyone is talking about maps lately. Google maps are no longer on the iPhone. Apple maps have some serious bugs. Luckily, open source maps are making a move.
4 comments Posted 3 Oct 2012 by Casey Brown Feed
3D printer
Inkscape is a magnificent open source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. It is used for many purposes like designing icons, textures, cartoons, graphics, etc, but did you know... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Oct 2012 by Bill Toulas Feed
HFOSS, Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software, is a movement inspired first by the December 2004 Asian tsunami, and then by other humanitarian needs in the health, civic, finance and academic sectors (especially for women and people of color). Leslie Hawthorn, part of Red Hat's Community Action... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Sep 2012 by Leslie Hawthorn Feed
The Liberated Pixel Cup is a two-part gaming contest. The first part involved participants who submitted art for the games. The second part, discussed here, focuses on the games themselves. The contest is organized by Creative Commons, Free Software Foundation, OpenGameArt, and Mozilla.
0 comments Posted 28 Sep 2012 by Juan Rodriguez Feed
Publishing the open source way
My favorite thing about the Internet is the way it makes so many of us into storytellers. It turns people on to sharing their own experiences, especially experiences they might be uncomfortable relating in person. My enthusiasm for the Internet’s encouragement of transparency extends beyond digital... Read more
5 comments Posted 26 Sep 2012 by Michael G. Williams Feed
open hardware
Recently, we compared Raspberry Pi, Allwinner and CuBox Linux hardware boards.
4 comments Posted 26 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
open hardware
Recently, we compared Raspberry Pi, Allwinner and CuBox Linux hardware boards.
4 comments Posted 26 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
open source lightning talks
Dave Neary manages open source standards at Red Hat, so he thinks a lot about what makes open source communities work and what makes them unique. First, everything we are doing in open source is not brand new. People have gone before us; we should take notice of the lessons they learned and learn... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Sep 2012 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
open source music
In July this year, two UNC-Chapel Hill professors trained 16 motivated Congolese students in the art of beat making. They called their group The Congo Beat Making Lab and collaborated with Yole!Africa to strengthen a larger goal they all share: to connect people (including musicians) around the... Read more
1 comment Posted 20 Sep 2012 by Pierce Freelon Feed

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