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Growing the next generation of open source hackers

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As a parent of three (children aged: 10, 7, and 5), I'm eager to share with my kids the values that attracted me to open source and the hacker ethos: sharing and building great things together, taking control of your environment, and embracing technology as a means of expression, rather than as media to be consumed. In other words: » Read more

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OpenCourseWare All Grown Up: Hal Abelson at the RIT GCCIS Dean's Lecture Series

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The Rochester Institute of Technology Gollisano College Dean's Lecture Series established in 2003 was "designed to expose 'real world' experts to our students and to provide professional development opportunities for our alumni and community friends." Last year brought Walter Bender of Sugar Labs to speak with the crowd about another world-class FOSS campaign brought to us by the MIT Media Lab. » Read more

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The correlation of Mirabelles and sustainability

What most people do not know about the making of software: It Is Hard. » Read more

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Tasty Blueberry

Looks like version 2 of Sugar on a Stick, codenamed Blueberry, is getting good reviews.  Well, one good review, anyway.

Still, for a good review, it's quite good indeed.  Chuck Lawton writes the Geek Dad blog for Wired, and his review of Blueberry is delicious. A favorite nugget: » Read more

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