Robyn is an Operations Advocate for Elasticsearch, an end-to-end search and analytics platform. In this interview, she answers my questions about her role as part community manager, part developer advocate at this acclerating open source company. But, what is it exactly? Bascially, Elasticsearch is... Read more
The South California Linux Expo (SCALE) is an annual event aiming to provide educational opportunities on the topic of open source software. This is SCALE13X, and prior to the event I caught up with one of the speakers, Emily Durham, who will give a talk called Human Hacking.
The other side of community involvement in an open source project is the end users. It's hard to be a successful open source project if no one is using it! But aside from providing documentation and forums, how else can projects and users connect?
Open source hardware significantly shortens the gap between the concepts of “project” and “product,” and in conjunction with the boom in Additive Manufacturing, is creating fertile ground for growth in the small-business world.
Dave Hakkens is the founder of Phonebloks, an initiative that supports and pursues the creation of modular hardware for cellular phones to reduce electronic waste (e-waste) and increase efficiency. In this interview, Dave shares the story of what brought him to this mission and what he believes the... Read more
With the rise of distributed manufacturing with 3D printing, the number of hardware designs released under free licenses is growing exponentially. These designs—ranging from Android phone accessories to prosthetic arms—can have an enormous value for those that want them.
In January, Opensource.com set a new world record with 596,721 page views and 335,290 unique visits. We published 78 articles including eight posts during our Careers in Open Source week.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the Raspberry Pi 2, some thoughts on Alibaba's recent investment into the Ouya, a way to test your Git knowledge, and more! Open source and Linux games roundup: January 31 - February 7, 2015
Welcome to the Opensource.com Top 5! Every Friday, I give you a quick rundown of the five, best performing articles of the week. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to find out as soon as we upload it to our Top 5 video playlist. Top 5 articles of the week: February 2 - 6
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Microsoft's investment in Cyanogen, U.S. government budget data on GitHub, the debut of the Raspberry Pi 2, and more! Open source news roundup: January 31 - February 6, 2015