What is the meaning of open source? Find out how taking matters into your own hands makes all the difference in this article by a seasoned software engineer.
Mentors have an affect on us like no other. They are likely not only one person but many. However there's likely one that stands out. Perhaps there's someone who has meant a great deal to you that comes to mind because of a particular project you're working on, or struggle you're going through, or... Read more
Rich Bowen, has worked on the Apache http server for almost 20 years now and serves as a board member and the Executive Vice President. He says that direct, intentional mentoring is 100% of the reason that I am where I am today, professionally and personally. How can you be a mentor or find a... Read more
A team of National Geographic Explorers set out to the Okavango Delta in the African wilderness to measure water quality, wildlife sightings, and more using open hardware and the Raspberry Pi as well as open source software. They created a portal to share data openly, preserving a piece of African... Read more
When literary works are licensed in public domain, a new legacy is created from the creativity of new digital representations by fans today.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 8 - 12, 2014.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Havoc (a new open source RPG game engine), publishing HTML5 games on the Amazon Fire TV, new Linux releases, and more.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google (again) embracing open document formats, the Marines going Linux, the European Commission updating its open source policy, and more!
OpenMotics is an open source home automation hardware and software system that offers features like switching lights and outputs, multi-zone heating and cooling, power measurements, and automated actions. The system encompasses both open source software and hardware. For interoperability with other... Read more
For the fourth month in a row, we've had over 400k page views each month on Opensource.com. We saw another steady month in November, which garnered 402,689 page views and 233,101 unique visits. We published 72 articles including 11 featured pieces during our Open Food Week.