In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, the status of open data in countries around the world, AI tools made open source by Facebook, and Linus Torvalds on security, and more! January 17 to 23, 2015
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Mozilla developer browser, the European Commission commitment to open data, Google's Open Roberta program, and more!
Head of Open Source at Facebook gives a talk at OSCON 2014 in Portland. Opensource.com Community Moderator, Remy Decausemaker, gives a partial transcription of OSCON session: Rebooting Open Source at Facebook.
Facebook is one of the world’s most well-known tech companies and on the forefront of open source technology. In this interview, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com talk with James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, about their contributions to open source and use of open source tools.
Step by step, how to turn your Facebook page into a Firefox OS mobile app.
The R programming language is used for data visualization and expermiental analysis for the likes of Facebook and has a rapidly growing user base of more than two million. What began in 1995 as an open source academic research tool has evolved for use among commercial and industrial businesses... Read more
Facebook is on a new open source journey. They're managing hundreds of active open source projects across the company and over the last nine months, have rebooted how they run those projects. Just scroll through their GitHub pages to browse the projects they're actively contributing to. Yes, they... Read more
The Dave and Gunnar Show is a new podcast series talking about government, open source, and a sprinkling of Red Hat projects. I recently discovered it and thought the opensource.com audience might enjoy it too. What do you think? Episode 10, Go Ugly Early particulary struck me. Give it a listen:
Today, the many in the world focus on making things as environmentally-friendly as possible to reduce the negative impact daily life has on the environment to protect it for future generations. This includes major corporations, such as Facebook. Facebook is at the forefront of creating greener ways... Read more
That sticker from the conference you went to last week. A skin in the color of your alma mater. Two sleeves: a black one for meeting days with your coworkers and a goofy one for casual days with your peers. That strong, durable case that has saved your phone from many near-death experiences (with a... Read more