open source way

The other day I heard the phrase every open source educator hates to hear: "Well, you get what you pay for..." So, this time in my talk to the group, instead of explaining that 'free' means 'free as in freedom' not 'free of cost', I changed it up. I replied, "You're right you do."
16 comments Posted 26 Jun 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
I’m a big believer in collaboration. It's one of the main tenets of the open source way and a huge part of the design process. When done right, collaboration is about finding the right and diverse mix of people, collectively defining the problem and goals, and then collectively doing the work:... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Mary Ann Bitter (Red Hat) Feed
Opensource.com Annual Reading List
Introducing this year's list Open source projects and practices have always enjoyed a complicated relationship to change. To change is to productively evolve. Working transparently and collaboratively excellerates the speed at which we can build wonderful things together. It also allows us to fail... Read more
11 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
If you haven’t heard, science has been experiencing some issues. Though most scientists believe in the ideals of openness, transparency, and reproducibility, the reality is that the incentive structure of academic research encourages exactly the opposite. So, scientists have a stronger professional... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Jun 2014 by Joshua Carp Feed
Open government is great. At least, it was a few election cycles ago. FOIA requests, open data, seeing how your government works—it's arguably brought light to a lot of not-so-great practices, and in many cases, has spurred citizen-centric innovation not otherwise imagined before the information's... Read more
2 comments Posted 2 Jun 2014 by Ben Balter Feed
The OSS Watch blog has been on our radar for a while now as a great resource for open source commentary. We've looked to their team, including development manager Mark Johnson, for thought leadership on how open source software is being used and to gauge the pulse of the open source movement. I... Read more
3 comments Posted 2 Jun 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
Collabortation is part of the participation pillar of the open source way. It's how we hash out the details of a project, usher the best ideas to the top, and succeed in our communities of innovation. There are many methods by which to collaborate. Which pulls out the very best in you and pushes... Read more
11 comments Posted 14 May 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source collaboration tools
Collabortation is part of the participation pillar of the open source way. It's how we hash out the details of a project, usher the best ideas to the top, and succeed in our communities of innovation. There are many methods by which to collaborate. Which pulls out the very best in you and pushes... Read more
9 comments Posted 14 May 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source hunger solution
Co-authored by John Whitehead. For many people spring means a return to the bounty of fresh, local food from farmers markets. But for the one in five people in North Carolina who are facing hunger, that bounty is not an option. This was the challenge that we—a high-tech marketer and an engineer... Read more
4 comments Posted 28 Apr 2014 by Margaret Gifford Feed
open source experience
Can you really do DevOps without sharing scripts or code? DevOps manifesto proponents value cross-functional teams, symbiotic relationships, and continual feedback loops. Effective DevOps initiatives create engaged communities where team interactions amplify personal actions. When technology teams... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Apr 2014 by Chris Haddad Feed

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