Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
As many have said, for us to have the most diverse ideas we need to have the most diverse backgrounds. Red Hat reinforces that sentiment today with the announcement of their first winner of the Women in Open Source, Academic Award: Kesha Shah.
Red Hat announces the winner of its first Women in Open Source Community Award, Sarah Sharp. Sharp is a software developer who has been involved in Linux kernel development since 2006. Read more about her in this interview with Rikki Endsley, Community Manager at Opensource.com.
The Dutch Data Prize is awarded by the Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). This year the Dutch Data Prize for 2014 was awarded to the Dutch Song Database and DINED. Learn more about these open source projects.
We are proud to announce that Red Hat is now accepting nominations for the Women in Open Source Award. This award is the first of its kind, created to shine a spotlight on women making important contributions to an open source project, to the open source community, or through the use of open source... Read more
Lawrence Lessig will receive a Lifetime Achievement Webby Award for co-founding Creative Commons and "standing up for collaboration." This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Web, making the timing of an award for a man thought of by many as "a true hero of the open, collaborative Web" more... Read more
In 2007, the Korean government first held the OSS World Challenge in an effort to promote open source software and bring awareness to developers within the country. Today, the challenge is open to entries from all over the world: OSS projects that were developed within the last year are eligible.
Last fall, 63,416 people donated $8.5 million to help the creation of an Android-based, open source gaming console. Ouya's Kickstarter project had donations of $95 or more from 58,211 people who wanted the first shot at this console that didn't yet exist. (If you weren't one of them, you can pre-... Read more
It's the time of year when we like to celebrate our community. And as we did last year, we want you to choose your favorite author for the 2011 People's Choice Award. Voting will be open through January 27, 2012. The winner will be announced on January 30, 2012 on opensource.com. Voting is now... Read more
As part of the MongoDB Community Awards program introduced this year, 10gen, the company which develops MongoDB, will be rewarding a peer-elected Community Champion, as well as Innovative Application and Core Contributor winners, with a trip to SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas in March 2012.