Penguicon is more than your typical tech conference. For the past 13 years, Penguicon has been a community event; all 500+ hours of programming is done in the community, by the community. And it's not just for those who are heavily involved in tech, Penguicon is a mashup of a variety of nerd... Read more
We all have the facile answer, but the more interesting question when you're at the summit is, "What is an adult in the context of a community?" Red Hat founder Bob Young once said that a community is nothing more than a group of people with something in common, and he's right. There's nothing... Read more
Libre Graphics Meeting will be held in Toronto from April 29 to May 2. This conference is open to the public, and registration is free. Libre Graphics Meeting is four days of talks, workshops, and hack sessions about free/libre and open source software for software developers, artists, designers,... Read more
For future assistive technology devices to be fully accessible, the software and the device in use must be changeable and adapt to the individual instead of forcing a change in the individual's ability to adapt to an able world. Here are six reasons Linux is a great choice for people with... Read more
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the benefits of developing an open source game engine, a new release that combines three arcade classics, and more!
This week I talk about why the K in KDE should still stand for "Kool", modern DevOps with Docker, and the future of open hardware. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get our newest video uploads.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of Apple's ResearchKit, the launch of npm private modules, Docker news, and more open source news. Open source news roundup for April 11 - 17, 2015
In this article, I'll share some ideas for how schools, libraries, and makerspaces can similarly expand access to open source hardware.
Learn more about the Robot Operating System (ROS), a platform built from the ground up to encourage collaborative robotics software development. Interview with Tully Foote, the Robot Operating System platform manager at the Open Source Robotics Foundation.
April report: Last month was record-breaking for Opensource.com with 629,909 page views and 369,508 unique visits. We published 84 articles including 11 posts during our Open Source in Education week.