Got questions on open hardware? Ask this engineer

One of my favorite quotes is "We are what we celebrate." Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST Robotics, says this and it comes up on an almost daily basis...Read more

5 tips: Leverage user-centered design in your open source project

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When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want...Read more

Women in Open Source Week

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Welcome to Opensource.com's Women in Open Source Week Opensource.com will highlight the efforts of women in open source from January 27 through...Read more

Five ways to bring a more social, open development environment to your company

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Based on the success and effectiveness of the open source community, development organizations are taking a close look at the methods used within the...Read more

Top events ahead in 2014 for abusive patent litigation

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It’s a new year and all indications are that it will be a busy one for reform of abusive patent litigation. What are some of the top events ahead in...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

What GitHub is doing for women developers, Tim O'Reilly speaks on open data, and more

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Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 13-17, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, you'll learn about some new...Read more

Four projects for parents to teach their kids about open hardware and electronics

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Kids are quick learners and have great imaginations. When pursuing an electronic or hardware project with a kid, the most important thing to keep in...Read more

How computer science teachers can better reach their students

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Imagine being a high school freshman walking down the halls of your new school on the very first day. You somehow make it to first period without...Read more

The Digital Girl of the Year dreams of dancing with robots

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Lune van Ewijk is ten years old and already a role model for kids and adults alike. Last year, she won the Digital Girl of the Year 2013 award from...Read more

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