Opensource.com weekly Top 5: Every week, I check out the stats and look in on the chatter to see what stories have been most popular with our readers.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look to websites blocked in India, the debut of open source-powered devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, and more! Open source news roundup for January 3 to January 9, 2015.
Openwords mines massive, preexisting public data resources (like Wiktionary or Apertium) to rapidly provide language learning mobile software for the world's population, particularly for under-served languages.
The Open Well-Tempered Clavier project was created to make a modern, digital version of Bach's work, and to license it freely. There is no doubt about allowed use—all uses are allowed and encouraged. Read more about the project here.
Open source evangelist Brian Proffitt explains open source to his father-in-law by way of book analogy. His explanation of course is open to use and improvement.
Working at the bleeding edge of global development is about to get more lively. Akvo.org co-founder Mark Charmer argues the world needs the open source movement to assert itself right now.
Getting started with contributing to open source can be tricky, so the following is a list of suggestions I have as a women in the community for other women and girls out there to make it easier.
Learning how the various building blocks of a Linux distribution work together to create a cohesive program is an excellent way to expand your skills. Linux from Scratch provides a challenging way for skilled Linux users to do just that.
Looking for an open source project to join in 2015? Here are 5 projects you should consider.
For the new year, here's a little background on the Top 5. Last year, I started writing and recording a Top 5 articles of the week article and video. First, I tally the numbers and check out the buzz to gather five of the most read articles on Opensource.com. Then, I write up a short paragraph on... Read more