On the surface, it's an event where you swing your arms around to interact with a huge projection screen (this year, players waved light-up batons to interact with the wall of computer-generated graphics). At a deeper level, the GeekSpark goal is to engage visitors with fun, then empower them to... Read more
How open source and crowdsourcing tool MicroMappers analyzes big data for disaster relief around the world.
Too many of us who work with open source software in our daily lives think of ourselves as users, people who merely take advantage of these tools without considering ourselves as an integral part of the development process. That's right. By working with an open source tool, you're automatically... Read more
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I think we have to address and made big changes to user experience. Not just user interface, but the whole experience.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam's 125M active accounts and the Game Developers Conference, an open source augmented reality headset, Linux games, and more. Open gaming roundup: February 21 - 28, 2015
Welcome to the Opensource.com Weekly Top 5! Do you want to know how the magic happens? It's not rocket science of course, but I thought you might like to know how I make the Weekly Top 5 video and article for you every week.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Docker and the Oceanic Society, Linux kernel version 4.0, a mini-farm, and more! Open source news roundup: February 21 - 27, 2015.
A quick explanation of how to resize images in python while keeping the same aspect ratio.
Samsung's Guy Martin talks about strategies for getting involved with—and earning the respect of—an open source community.
Victoria got started contributing to other projects with a pull request challenge to open source projects on GitHub.