open source software
Bird-I is an app to manage your location and your friends, plus an alarm for emergencies.
The beauty of open sourcing development resources is that a single library or wrapper, once released to the world, can be integrated and built out by thousands of other people. And because the future of any new platform depends on what people can do with it, over the past few months Leap Motion has... Read more
My journey from bench scientist to open science software developer and how I develop better tools for open, reproducible scientific research.
In this interview with Pia Mancini, I investigate the technologies and background of DemocracyOS, a platform for open government.
An open source project’s website is the main gateway for potential users and contributors to learn about your project, and it assists existing community members to contribute to the project. But it has to do it right. Does your website clearly present your project, its goals and status, and assist... Read more
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
Just a week after my first day at Red Hat, my friends were convinced that I had been brainwashed by open source culture.
Open source tools give journalism organizations and journalists on a limited budget the ability to get the information that they need.
The power to learn, the freedom to change, and the push for innovation. What is there not to love about open source software? The world of open source consists of a passionate community of individuals hacking away in their dens, all with the same vision for the future of programming: openness and... 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.