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open source tools
At my public library job, all day long I help people use the library's public access computers. At the end of a long day's work, I enjoy kicking back and listening to some YouTube music videos. One way I do this is to search YouTube for new Bob Dylan cover songs. I search YouTube for: Bob Dylan... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Dec 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
academia is evolutionary
The latest talk in education circles is moving from a STEM-based method of teaching (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) to a STEAM-based one (science, technology, art, and mathematics). This involves using an inquiry-based approach or a project-based approach to learning through the... Read more
2 comments Posted 12 Dec 2012 by Carolyn Fox Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Secret ingredient in open source
Open source has a secret. Do you know what it is? It has to do with a common characteristic found across successful open source communities that set them apart from others. For those that are new to open source, understanding the intricacies of how open source communities share, communicate, and... Read more
3 comments Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Favouring open source
I have been a developer for a number of years (yes, it’s a large-ish number) and I’ve worked on teams that have developed software on commercial platforms, on teams that have used a mixture of open source and commercial components, and on teams that have used primarily open source. Overall, I’... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Glen Bettridge Feed
open source in the stars
Open source as a buzzword has lost much of its buzz. It’s not quite as dead as "SOA," but it’s definitely been supplanted by today’s favorites: the Cloud, Mobile, and Big Data. Open source's demise as a hype label was inevitable—it’s hard to fake giving away your software for free (although there... Read more
3 comments Posted 3 Dec 2012 by Bryan Cheung Feed
education universe
Now that full-fledged computers are approaching the size of a USB Flash drive and are being sold for less than $75, my interest in designing a Linux computer of my own has been re-awakened. As an educator, I would stock that computer full of free creativity and learning software, logic puzzle games... Read more
5 comments Posted 28 Nov 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
open wires
I would like to take a few moments to introduce Buffalo, the access point and router which provides network connectivity to portable computers in the Free Software Foundation's office. More specifically, we are using Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH, which features the free-software-supported Atheros AR9132... Read more
2 comments Posted 27 Nov 2012 by Martin Dluhos Feed
open source gift giveaway
Attention open source community: Opensource.com is giving away ten awesome open source gadgets! To go along with our 2012 open source gift guide, we're giving away several of the items on our list. Two weeks from now, we'll be drawing names of ten lucky opensource.com community members to receive... Read more
4 comments Posted 26 Nov 2012 by Casey Brown Feed

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