People in Sub-Saharan Africa face hurdles to get online. Despite some progress, the region lags behind in Internet connectivity due to the high costs of service and poor infrastructure, according to a recent World Economic Forum report.
It seems today that the naysayers were wrong: tablets have become ubiquitous. But has open source made its reach into the tablet world to the same extent it has to other areas of technology?
Our own Jason Hibbets and Jen Wike are live blogging from OSCON 2014! This year's O'Reilly Open Source Conference already has all of the exciting vibes and makings of a great event.
Find out what developing and working in the open is like for Scott Wilson in this Opensource.com Community Spotlight.
Today, Opensource.com unlocks an important achievement: the publication of "What is Open Gaming?", a new resource page.
Open source news for your reading pleasure.
On stage at this year's Great Wide Open conference, Steven Klabnik made a sobering proclamation. "We have completely failed non-programmers and their ability to use computers," he said. Klabnik works for marketplace payment company Balanced, where he is—and how awesome is this?—Philosopher in... Read more
Spencer Hunley is an autistic professional, former Vice Chair of the Kansas City Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities, and current board member of the Autism Society of the Heartland & ASAN's Kansas City chapter. In August, Spencer will be giving a talk, Universal Tux: Accessibility... Read more
Thomas Smith will be speaking at OSCON 2014 about Project Gado.
It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing every day. From building robots to programming games to building your own electronics, the line between play and learning is steadily blurring, and what'... Read more