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Top 5: How to avoid burnout, GUI frameworks, and more
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the project management tool Redmine, advice from a tech recruiter, a new open standard called "federated sharing," and open source options to build a GUI framework, and how to avoid burnout in tech
0 comments Posted 20 May 2016 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery
The OpenAPS project is a simplified Artificial Pancreas System (APS) designed to automatically adjust an insulin pump's basal insulin delivery to keep blood glucose (BG) in a safe range overnight and between meals.
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The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal, spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source.
0 comments Posted 20 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON.
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Why do you use Linux?
There are many reasons why people switch to Linux: cost, stability, security, flexibility, and of course, the value that comes from being open source. Which of these reasons first led you to Linux? Regardless of what caused you to first make the switch, it's exciting to be a part of a community... Read more
32 comments Posted 20 May 2016 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Cory Doctorow on the real-world dangers of DRM
Cory Doctorow gave a fast-paced keynote at OSCON 2016 this year that served as a warning message against DRM.
2 comments Posted 19 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
A 5-step process for hiring tech talent
Bitnami cofounder and COO, Erica Brescia says hiring good engineers is difficult in her OSCON 2016 keynote.
1 comment Posted 19 May 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Open source Python GUI frameworks
Python is a great language for beginners, but when you want to give your application a graphical interface, you'll need to learn to use a GUI framework. Here are some open source options.
3 comments Posted 19 May 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
The first steps to addressing your impostor syndrome
Christina Keelan gives tips for addressing impostor syndrome at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year.
0 comments Posted 19 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Computer science professor on the changing face of tech
Dr. Kyla McMullen was the first African-American woman to graduate with a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan—in 2012.
0 comments Posted 18 May 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed

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