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In this interview, Women Who Code's Erica Stanley talks about the importance of mentoring and diversity in her career, and why it should be important to the everyone going forward. She also touches on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is developing and evolving, and gives a sneak peek of her talk at... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Apr 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Gadgets and open hardware
Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas physiological computing poses a set of challenges that the DIY hardware community is tackling in novel and creative ways.
1 comment Posted 2 Apr 2015 by Hugo Silva Feed
The Blender Institute's sixth open film project, codenamed Gooseberry, is in its final production cycles. As they work toward a summer release, contributors share raw layout animations, art in development, and other files, plus host weekly Google Hangouts for fans and followers, whose support is... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Apr 2015 by Elysia Brenner Feed
Igloo house on land
University of Southern California postdoctoral fellow and NASA/JPL researcher Annie Bryant Burgess explains how her PhD is related to her involvement in open source, and tells us what Apache Tika has to do with studying polar data.
0 comments Posted 2 Apr 2015 by Jan Iversen Feed
Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team prioritizes feature requests and manages community feedback.
0 comments Posted 1 Apr 2015 by Samantha Gartner Feed
Penguin, stylized, contributor spotlight
In this contributor spotlight, meet David Both, a regular contributor to Opensource.com, most notable for his Linux philosophy series. He tells us what his favorite open source tools are, what he wishes were more open, and more.
2 comments Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
The Adafruit PN532 controller shield helps read and write to RFID tags. It attaches to an Arduino board that provides the programming logic for reading or writing data. In this article, we'll take a quick look at how much fun one you can really have with an RFID reader-writer and a few RFID tags.
2 comments Posted 28 Mar 2015 by Luis Ibanez Feed
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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, I take a look at how to make custom controllers based on Arduino and use a Raspberry Pi 2 to stream to your TV. Plus, virtual reality hand tracking and more Linux games. Open source and Linux games: March 22 - 28, 2015
0 comments Posted 28 Mar 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, green stars
Best articles from the week, March 23 - 27, 2015. Watch the YouTube video and subscribe to Open Source Way channel.
1 comment Posted 27 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at LibreOffice Online, the newest release of SecureDrop, and more! Open source news for March 21 - 27, 2015
0 comments Posted 27 Mar 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed

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