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Top 5 articles of the week, pink stars
In this week's Top 5, we highlight 5 Eclipse scientific workbenches, a hands-on with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, open source GIS projects, and more.
0 comments Posted 29 Apr 2016 by Alex Sanchez (Red Hat) Feed
4 keys to leading open source teams
Insights from Tessa Mero's talk Leading an open source project that she will give at OSCON Austin 2016.
0 comments Posted 29 Apr 2016 by tessamero Feed
My Open Source Story: Gloria Bwandungi
Open source software played an instrumental role in Gloria Bwandungi's journey to becoming a full-stack engineer.
2 comments Posted 29 Apr 2016 by Gloria Bwandungi Feed
7 science projects powered by open source GIS
FOSS4G North America is taking place in Raleigh, NC next week. We highlight some of the ways open source geographic tools are changing science.
0 comments Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Purdue's IronHacks series puts unique spin on hackathons
Hackathons are well-known as events where developers come together to quickly turn out a piece of software, often competing against each other. But what if they were also a place for learning?
0 comments Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Ben Cotton Feed
M-Lab explores the current state of the Internet
M-Lab is the largest open Internet data project powered by crowdsourcing measurements of people's Internet connections from around the world.
0 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Georgia Bullen Feed
How to get creative ideas on to paper with open source tools
It doesn't matter if your project is a painting, a feature film, or a software tool that someone else will use to paint or make a movie. They're all creative processes and they all start with an idea, a concept. Here's how Jason van Gumster uses open source for concept development.
1 comment Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Jason van Gumster Feed
Open sourcing planet discovery with PANOPTES
The creators of PANOPTES believe a network of small telescopes can be just as powerful as some of the world's largest.
2 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
2015 Yearbook covers
10 lucky readers will score free copies of the 2015 Open Source Yearbook (hardcover edition).
0 comments Posted 27 Apr 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Experimenting with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT
The Opensource.com team has been fascinated by the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, a low-cost addon for the Raspberry Pi that enables astronauts and citizen scientists alike to easily collect measurements from a variety of sensors to conduct science experiments or just have fun. So we decided to try one... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed

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