Top 5 articles of the week: September 4, 2015

Top 5: Blender movie, Minecraft alternatives, and more

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In this week's Top 5, our best articles of the week are about a new Blender short film, alternatives to Minecraft, back to school with open source, impostor syndrome, and teaching student sys admins.

Top 5 articles of the week

5. How to teach student sys admins

Student sys admins need hands-on, practical experience with a wide variety of software. We look at how one professor trains future system administrators.

4. Tips for avoiding impostor syndrome

At this year's Texas Linux Fest, Rackspace's Major Hayden gave a talk on dealing with impostor syndrome.

3. Back to school: 5 open source programs for students and teachers

Charlie Reisinger takes a look at a few affordable and stress-free open source software tools to help students and teachers make learning fun and stress-free.

2. 10 open source alternatives to Minecraft

Explore the top ten free Minecraft alternatives, all released under open source licenses, reviewed and brought together into one handy collection.

1. How open film project Cosmos Laundromat made Blender better

Cosmos Laundromat (or Project Gooseberry for those of us who have been following its production from the start) isn't just a 10-minute short film. It's also the Blender Institute's most ambitious project to date, serving as a pilot for the first fully free and open animated feature film.

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