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.
Interview with Jezra Johnson Lickter, certified code and material tinkerer.
Steven Ovadia interviews Scott Nesbit to find out how his Linux machine and work station are set up to produce top notch writing.
Lauren Egts interviews computer scientist Herb Schilling at NASA graphics and visualization lab about how they use open source.
Interview with community manager Olivier Roth on growing an open source community around the open health platform ClinCapture, an open source Eletronic Data Capture (EDC) system.
Twitter has shifted its way of thinking about how to launch a new service thanks to the Apache Mesos project, an open source technology that brings together multiple servers into a shared pool of resources. It's an operating system for the data center. "When is the last time you've seen the fail... Read more
Ancient Greece had its Great Explainers, one of whom was Plato. The open source community has its Great Explainers, one of whom is Michael Tiemann.
Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD at the University of Bath last year. Ross was one of the first Panton Fellows and is an active member of the Open Knowledge Foundation, particularly... Read more
Benetech takes up the social cause of creating technology for good. CEO Jim Fruchterman tells me what he's learned by doing business in the open and how the company first stumbled into open source.
The O'Reilly Open Source Convention—or OSCON, as it's popularly known—is one of the world's premier open source events. For more than a decade, open-minded developers, innovators, and business people have gathered for this weeklong event, which explores cutting edge developments in the open source... Read more