The OSS Watch blog has been on our radar for a while now as a great resource for open source commentary. We've looked to their team, including development manager Mark Johnson, for thought leadership on how open source software is being used and to gauge the pulse of the open source movement. I... Read more
Open source news for your reading pleasure. May 24 - May 30, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at the open voting data from the European Parliament, the best open source college in the U.S., and more.
Open Science Week will begin on June 9! What do you wish was more open about the world of science—academia? research? access? software? NASA released the source code for their software in April. Who's next?
Open source is valuable. Very few people would argue that point. There is most definitely a sense of intrinsic worth. But where does this value exist? Is it in the code produced or in something else?
Molly Van Houweling interviews herself for the launch of a new non-profit she has co-founded: Authors Alliance will work to promote authorship for the public good.
Open source news for your reading pleasure. May 17 - May 23, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at the Introduction to Linux MOOC at edX, the Public Domain Jam, and more.
Devcoin is an open source project designed to support open source projects through the use of a dedicated crypto currency. Crypto currency is a new form of digital money which is decentralized and runs on a distributed network of computers. Cryptographic techniques are used to secure the network... Read more
We had a great April at Opensource.com bringing in 373,457 page views and 206,314 unique visits. During the month, we announced the recipients of the Opensource.com Community Awards, receiving heartfelt praise from one of the winners in this press release.
By Bernardo Gutierrez They open up areas struck by digital exclusion. They develop autonomous Internet networks in mountainous areas, install organic solar panels, and let local Internet radio emerge. They can even transform abandoned water troughs into eco-jacuzzis. "Hackerspaces," user-friendly... Read more
Open source news for your reading pleasure. May 10 - May 16, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at the U.S. government's Open Data Action Plan, an Arduino-powered open source garden, and more.