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BASIC programming with Gambas for the beginner programmer

Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the...Read more

An introduction to the School of Open

school of open
Every generation since the beginning of human existence has passed its value system, principles, methodologies, and skillsets on to the next...Read more

Open source tools allow Project Tango to evolve with speed and agility

open source tools for Project Tango
Google's Project Tango is a platform for Android phones and tablets designed to track the full 3-dimensional motion of the device as you hold it,...Read more on reaching the next 100 million computer scientists (SIGCSE keynote) keynote address
The following is an adapted transcription from the keynote address given at the 2014 SIGCSE conference by Hadi Partovi , founder of . Thanks...Read more

5 key insights on the transition from Windows to Linux

Linux system administration
When I began my current job at Algoma University as the systems librarian, I really had no idea what I was getting into. Despite a decade in library...Read more

Digital Public Library of America triples its free collections and more in year one

Digital Public Library of America
When the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened last year, Carolyn Fox covered it's progress after one month in her article: Review of the...Read more

The maker movement helps transform our public libraries

The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently—jumpstarting the community's...Read more

Resources for libraries exploring the open source option

library tools for open source
Libraries of all types have the same questions about open source software that are asked by technologists in other fields. Does open source make...Read more