In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at KDE Plasma Mobile, Spreedbox secure video conferencing platform, NPR's open source newsroom tools, and more.
A list of 30 community managers in open source you should follow on Twitter from Community Manager and Project Lead for Opensource.com, Jason Hibbets.
Rikki Endsley gives a crash course on how to manage social media for open source projects.
Facebook is one of the world’s most well-known tech companies and on the forefront of open source technology. In this interview, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com talk with James Pearce, head of Open Source at Facebook, about their contributions to open source and use of open source tools.
Bird-I is an app to manage your location and your friends, plus an alarm for emergencies.
WhoaVerse is an open source platform for creating social media communities where users apply democratic principles to shape the content.
Self-promotion in an open source world, it starts with a shameless plug—a simple way to make people aware of something you’re passionate about. Then, over time, you get more comfortable with using the shameless plug and that desire to make people aware transforms into purposeful marketing. At some... Read more
John Camilleri talks about open source integration for the energy sector. He is VP of Product Development at Green Energy Corp—a leading technology company that provides software solutions and software engineering services to communications, utilities, and energy companies. How do utilities prepare... Read more
Twitter (as well as Xanga, Odeo, and Blogger) co-founder Biz Stone keynoted this week’s 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference with the history of Twitter alongside advice on the future of the social web and what it means to be successful. "The story of... Read more
Chris Lehmann is the principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I love reading his education-related tweets because of his many interesting ideas, insights and observations. There's another side to Chris, though. Chris is a rabid sports fan, and he'll unleash a... Read more