design

open here
My experience tells me there are a lot of people interested in trying open source, but they don't know where to start. And the perception that you have to write code to contribute to is a barrier to that curiosity. So, I've outlined 10 ways that anyone can get started with open source—no code... Read more
8 comments Posted 29 Jan 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
mobile mashup
In the past couple of years, a powerful paradigm shift has occurred in user experience (UX) design. UX designers used to focus on desktop users but now, mobile devices and mobile users are at the center of attention. The evidence for the importance of this paradigm shift is stifling: Morgan Stanley... Read more
16 comments Posted 14 Jan 2013 by Pascal Mangold Feed
open praire
For all of you free and open source creative tool fans out there, plenty of exciting developments happened over the past year—and there's some pretty awesome new things in the pipeline for 2013 as well! Here's a sampling of the good news:
4 comments Posted 8 Jan 2013 by Máirín Duffy (Red Hat) Feed
hands
If you’ve seen an unbelievable interactive projection or a mind-blowing piece of generative video art, odds are you’ve come across openFrameworks, an accessible programming platform that has helped create projects like Arturo Castro and
1 comment Posted 19 Dec 2012 by Kyle Chayka Feed
education universe
Now that full-fledged computers are approaching the size of a USB Flash drive and are being sold for less than $75, my interest in designing a Linux computer of my own has been re-awakened. As an educator, I would stock that computer full of free creativity and learning software, logic puzzle games... Read more
5 comments Posted 28 Nov 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
change
Today, I have a piece over on Tech President about how the new UK government website—Gov.uk—does a lot of things right. I'd love to see more governments invest two of the key ingredients that made the website work—good design and better analytics.
0 comments Posted 13 Nov 2012 by David Eaves Feed
Your image here
Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools. This week, we turn the table and ask you which application you favor in every day practice.
3 comments Posted 11 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Your image here
Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools. This week, we turn the table and ask you which application you favor in every day practice.
3 comments Posted 11 Sep 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
open source lightning talks
Every tool in this talk is available via Fedora 17, the latest version of Fedora. Here's a quick rundown of the tools represented in this talk.
0 comments Posted 5 Sep 2012 by Máirín Duffy (Red Hat) Feed
open source design
If you're a big-time open source fanatic like me, you probably get questions about open source alternatives to proprietary tools rather frequently. From the 'Alternatives to Microsoft® Visio®' department, here are three tips that should help designers who use Visio in an open source environment. If... Read more
10 comments Posted 31 Jul 2012 by Máirín Duffy (Red Hat) Feed

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