An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It enables anyone to create quirky and serious projects alike for wearable health tracking devices. The base kit includes sensors to measure your muscles,... Read more
Firefox for mobile, codenamed Fennec, is the build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for devices such as Android smartphones and tablet computers. These 12 Indic languages represent the largest number of new languages that have been shipped in a single Fennec release. So, a little belated, the... Read more
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
Remy Decausemaker shares his partial transcription of the two keynotes from day 1 at the All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC held October 22 and 23. The first keynote is from Jeffrey Hammond, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. The second keynote is from Dwight Merriman,... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu at 10 years, open source for patent-free cancer drugs, Berlin backsliding on open source, and more!
Kyle Mestery is an open source cloud computing architect working on the Neutron project on OpenStack, where he serves as PTL (program team lead). Neutron is the networking component of OpenStack, which handles the complex task of connecting machines in a virtual environment. Here what he's working... Read more
Notes from Women in Open Source and Technology panel at the All Things Open conference 2014, in Raleigh, NC, USA.
Want to test drive Linux before installing it? A live USB can help you do just that
Doug Cutting is founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene and Hadoop, and currently the chief architect at and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation. In this interview, he tells me how working on open source is more about common sense than creed and dives... Read more