Open hardware words in neon
The Hummingbird Robotics Kit is $145 and includes an Arduino board that interfaces for LEDs, sensors, servo motors, and more. The kit can be controlled by the SNAP! or Scratch programming languages, and is supported on Linux (as well as Windows and Mac). Learners from ages 10 to 110 are invited to... Read more
2 comments Posted 24 Feb 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Computer and mouse kaleidoscope graphic
Five different Linux distributions designed to make your life easier when computers start giving you a headache.
10 comments Posted 24 Feb 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
I started working on the documentation side of the open source project, Project Atomic, a minimal host for managing and running clusters of containers. Find out how I got started and how you can too.
0 comments Posted 23 Feb 2015 by Matt Micene Feed
Open source and Linux games roundup blue swirl graphic
In this week's edition, we take a look at a Kickstarter bringing physicality to video games, how the Kano is teaching young girls to make games, the new World Video Game Hall of Fame, and more!
0 comments Posted 21 Feb 2015 by Andrew Mandula Feed
Trophies for Top 5 articles of the week
Welcome to's Weekly Top 5! This week we talk about Humanitarian FOSS, we have some excellent articles from our Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) 13x speaker interview series, and we're wrapping up the first part of our Beginners to Open Source series. Tune in every week by... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Feb 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OnePlus adopting a new mobile OS, robots powered by the Raspberry Pi 2, a big data vendor going open source, and more!
1 comment Posted 20 Feb 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Get started with open source, orange flames
Contributing to open source can be incredibly rewarding. You'll meet lots of like-minded people and make many friends along the way. Here are some tips to help you get started.
3 comments Posted 19 Feb 2015 by Radek Pazdera Feed
As the user base of open source software continues to grow, developers have the responsibility of making their software accessible to all potential users, including people with disabilities.
15 comments Posted 19 Feb 2015 by Shaun Gillies Feed
Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
Lending a digital hand for humanitarian projects is just a click away. Whether you have five minutes or a few hours, you can make a difference with a variety of HFOSS projects. The level of skills required vary from web search, verification, mapping, translation, training, and open source software... Read more
6 comments Posted 18 Feb 2015 by Heather Leson Feed
Subhashish Panigrahi is an educator and open source activist based in Bangalore, India. Find out more about his work in open source in this Community Spotlight from
0 comments Posted 18 Feb 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed