Education

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source to kids
A variant of the Prisoner's Dilemma focused on reward (as opposed to punishment) for the class to play together.
0 comments Posted 13 Jun 2016 by Gina Likins (Red Hat) Feed
3 open source alternatives to MATLAB
MATLAB has long been a part of many educational curriculums and research projects, but many open source alternatives provide excellent platforms for scientific computing.
16 comments Posted 9 Jun 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Students showcase open source creations at Imagine RIT
Justin Flory covers the highlights of Rochester Institute of Technology's annual innovation and creativity festival.
2 comments Posted 8 Jun 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed
Shellmo: Aquatic 3D printed robot for fun and education
Shellmo is powered by an Arduino board and the parts can be downloaded and printed. The design files can be modified using Blender.
0 comments Posted 27 May 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
Interview with Dan Schneiderman, Rochester Institute of Technology
We sat down with Dan Schneiderman, the new head of the FOSS@MAGIC program at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
0 comments Posted 26 May 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed
Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT
Using multiple sets of existing open data, attendees are provided the resources to develop creative and imaginative solutions to complex issues.
0 comments Posted 16 May 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed
Smarthistory: No grand strategies needed, just openness
OSI's Patrick Masson interviews Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker who will be panelists at the upcoming Open Summit on Monday, May 23, 2016 at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life.
0 comments Posted 2 May 2016 by Patrick Masson Feed
If scientific research, procedures, and data are all publicly available, researchers can work together to verify findings, test hypotheses, and increase the pace of discovery and innovation. That's the dream of the open science movement.
2 comments Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
5 Eclipse tools for processing and visualizing data
Five highly sophisticated scientific workbenches to help scientists and researchers to quickly make sense of their data in a reproducible way.
0 comments Posted 25 Apr 2016 by Tracy Miranda Feed
Teaching Python and more with open educational resources
Brian Hall shares a few of the open source resources he used to teach his college-level Python programming class.
6 comments Posted 19 Apr 2016 by Brian Hall Feed

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