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Introduction to Linux course now free, open to all

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Almost 25 years ago a young engineer started an operating system project "just for fun" to run on his own hardware. He opened it up to the world, and...Read more

How to teach hacking in school and open up education

Whatever you may have heard about hackers, the truth is they do something really, really well: discover. Hackers are motivated, resourceful, and...Read more

Hacking computer science education at Khan Academy

The following literary transduction is based on a lecture by John Resig given at the Rochester Institute of Technology's ( RIT ) Center for Media,...Read more

In search of a flexible, open education management system

Watching gibbons play is like nothing else on earth: they show astounding flexibility, speed, and grace as they swing, run, and jump. These long-...Read more

Open source events grow at the university

Catherine Dumas is a PhD student in the College of Computing and Information ( CCI ) at the University at Albany at the State University of New York...Read more

A review of the Printrbot 3D printer

If you're looking around for 3D printers that are both inexpensive and open source friendly, the Printrbot Simple Kit will probably catch your...Read more

Can open middleware revolutionize education?

"It is a miracle that curiosity escapes formal education." These words by Albert Einstein reflect a lot about the current state of education. It also...Read more

Coding adventures and contributing to open source with CodeCombat

When I founded my first startup in 2008, I was a programming newbie. A degree in economics from Oberlin College hadn’t prepared me for a career...Read more