When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time) over again is the importance of working openly. And yet, as I discovered myself while writing this post, working openly is harder than it sounds.
Maru Rabinovitch explains why law schools should include thorough open source license and patent training.
A look at some of the year's coolest Raspberry Pi education projects.
What open file formats are out there for eBooks, and which ones are best?
Open source tools for analyzing, collaborating, and sharing research data.
How will the children of the future learn about science? And how will the scientists of the future expand our thinking? The answer is Jupyter Notebooks, says Safia Abdalla.
The U.S. Department of Education has an interest in broadening the impact of its grants, so it announced a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on October 29. The proposed rule would require intellectual property created with Department of Education grant funding to be openly licensed to the... Read more
Lois Donnelly provides an overview of free and open source software (FOSS) that may be of use to students and researchers.
A new journal aims to go beyond traditional scientific publishing by encompassing all outputs of the research cycle.
Mariam Kiran shares tips and lessons learned from leading a class of 80 students working on open source technology.