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This article is based on a talk that Karen Sandler of the Software Freedom Law Center gave at LinuxCon 2010. Our software must be safe. It's in cars, voting machines, financial markets. And now it's in medical devices, which our very lives depend on.
0 comments Posted 12 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
The idea of creating a free (as in free speech) and open cinema camera based on an Elphel 333 started in spring 2006 in the mind of a member of the DVinfo forum, who in March 2006 started a new thread called "High Definition with Elphel model 333 camera." A lot of people got involved, and the... Read more
6 comments Posted 11 Aug 2010 by Sebastian Pichelhofer Feed
Five experienced technology journalists gathered to a standing-room only audience at LinuxCon Tuesday to discuss "Hype vs. Reality: Today's Linux Story from the Media's Perspective," moderated by Jennifer Cloer of the Linux Foundation. The panel consisted of:
4 comments Posted 10 Aug 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
We asked opensource.com contributors for their recommendations for some can't-miss summer reading. Some books are new. Some are recent favorites. All offer examples of how the open source way is being employed in areas beyond technology. From coaching individuals to unite as a team, exploring the... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Aug 2010 by Jonathan Opp Feed
Anybody who reads knows the publishing industry has changed. We mourn over print media though we read happily from the strangely pleasant matte screen of the Kindle. We long for our thick summer magazines as we’re catching quick bites from PDAs and tiny laptops. Even people who love books--and I... Read more
3 comments Posted 3 Aug 2010 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed
Anybody who reads knows the publishing industry has changed. We mourn over print media though we read happily from the strangely pleasant matte screen of the Kindle. We long for our thick summer magazines as we’re catching quick bites from PDAs and tiny laptops. Even people who love books--and I... Read more
3 comments Posted 3 Aug 2010 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed
Co-author: Bascha Harris With the WWW2010 conference in Raleigh the first week of May, a slew of open source rock stars were in our hometown. Chris DiBona, Public Sector Engineering Manager at Google, was able to visit the Red Hat office and talk with us during his trip. The focus of his talk was... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Aug 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Speaking at the Pentagon on WikiLeaks' disclosure of thousands of classified documents, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates used the word "trust" fourteen times.
9 comments Posted 30 Jul 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
I presented “Creating online community the open source way” at the Triangle Drupal Users Group (TriDUG) on the evening of Thursday, July 22 and thought it would be a good idea to share with a broader audience. For this post, I'll use the opensource.com online community as my case study. Opensource.... Read more
7 comments Posted 28 Jul 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
August 9, the Monday night before LinuxCon, let's get together. How's ice cream sound? LinuxCon is happening at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Right across the street, there's an outdoor Ben and Jerry's cafe.* We'll meet there. How's 6:30? I'll see you then. And if you're not attending... Read more
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed

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