Top 5: Linux, Sonic Pi, LibreOffice, and more

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In this week's Top 5, we highlight a Linux story, an open source story, open hardware with Sonic Pi, a wrapup of the LibreOffice Conference, and an intern's idea goes global.

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5. When my open source intern project went global…

In traditional organizations, a new employee or intern may be ignored or given rote tasks. In this article, a Red Hat intern tells a different story about his idea that went global.

4. Celebrating the success of LibreOffice in Denmark…

Are you curious about the LibreOffice Conference? This year's was held in Denmark, and Rajesh Ranjan reports.

3. How open source took me from a beginner coder to a credited contributor

Scott Junner tells his open source story about attending a free software workshop that helped him make meaningful contributions to open source software.

2. Sonic Pi uses code to compose a dance party

Sonic Pi is an open source live coding synthesizer that lets people use code to compose and perform their own music. Get more in this interview with it's creator, Sam Aaron.

1. Linux is about choice, control, and learning something new

Tony Maro tells his Linux story about why he defaults to Linux and open source software for his personal and business needs.

Jen leads a team of community managers for the Digital Communities team at Red Hat. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.

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