An open hardware computer is a computer for which all the specifications for manufacturing the computer are provided, not just the source for the software that runs on it. Co-founder of BeagleBoard.org Jason Kridner talks about the year of open hardware and their very successful open hardware... Read more
It has never been a better time to understand the components that fit together to make the hardware we use work. To do that, lets look at some of the top open hardware projects of 2014.
Opensource.com covers open education in 2014. In this article, find a summary of the topics covered this year as well as the 10 most read articles.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the security of commercial open source, Google's surprise launch of ODF support, Uganda adopting free and open source software, and more! Week of December 22 - 27, 2014.
In this recap, we look back at some of the biggest events in the open hardware community in 2014, including some highlights of the work of makers in 3D printing, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and more.
A team of National Geographic Explorers set out to the Okavango Delta in the African wilderness to measure water quality, wildlife sightings, and more using open hardware and the Raspberry Pi as well as open source software. They created a portal to share data openly, preserving a piece of African... Read more
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 8 - 12, 2014.
Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO of Raspberry Pi's engineering team, recently announced the new Raspberry Pi A+ model. Luis Ibanez buys one and tinkers around. Read his review and how-to article on this great gadget.
2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators, editors, sharers, and supporters. Thank you. Thanks for making Opensource.com a vibrant community full of amazing stories. We, the open source community, have a... Read more
Recently, we published our annual open source gift guide for the holidays, serving up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Of our 14 fabulous open source gifts, which is your favorite?