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Jen Wike Huger, Content Manager for Opensource.com, presents on how the Opensource.com team, the Community Moderators, and other contributors are building a premier storytelling platform for the open source community.
1 comment Posted 24 Nov 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Interview with Bob Young, co-founder of the Linux Journal in 1994, co-founder and CEO of Red Hat from 1993 through 2000, and founder of Lulu.com where remains the CEO today. Prior to All Things Open in October where Bob will be speaking, he tells us about the role open technologies play at Lulu and... Read more
1 comment Posted 14 Oct 2014 by Matt Jadud Feed
Steven Ovadia interviews Scott Nesbit to find out how his Linux machine and work station are set up to produce top notch writing.
4 comments Posted 27 Aug 2014 by Steven Ovadia Feed
Open source tools give journalism organizations and journalists on a limited budget the ability to get the information that they need.
3 comments Posted 29 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote, but too often that doesn't happen. Open source claims it has a headache. Open content says it's too busy. Really, a headache? Really, too busy?
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed
Scientific writing with JotGit
Years ago, in a graduate computer science course, I was tasked with implementing an algorithm for "variational image segmentation by motion detection." The algorithm was, as they say, a doozy. Tersely described over the course of half a dozen papers, it had dozens of subroutines, which when... Read more
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2014 by John Lees-Miller Feed
open source tools for writing
Most of us encounter parts of our workday where we must write or document something. Whether for building out the plan of a project, for the documentation of a project, or for the creation of the project itself, like an article or blog post, writing is a part of many of our daily lives regardless... Read more
36 comments Posted 8 May 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
open source content management system
When it was released in 2011, Drupal 7 was the most accessible open source content management system (CMS) available. I expect that this will be true until the release of Drupal 8. Web accessibility requires constant vigilance and will be something that will always need attention in any piece of... Read more
3 comments Posted 6 May 2014 by Mike Gifford Feed
writing and publishing a book the open source way
If you shut people in a room for a week with seven other people with the same interests, they have a ball and write a book. —Adam Hyde, founder of FLOSS Manuals That’s what happened at the 2013 edition of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Doc Camp. A group of 20 open source enthusiasts gathered... Read more
7 comments Posted 21 Nov 2013 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
open up book
A group of journalists are announcing the launch of their breakthrough open source solution for the problem many writers and journalists have of how to take data in PDFs or images and easily convert it to a spreadsheet or other usable format.
4 comments Posted 7 Feb 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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