How will the children of the future learn about science? And how will the scientists of the future expand our thinking? The answer is Jupyter Notebooks, says Safia Abdalla.
In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital humanities. Joshua Allen Holm highlights the most interesting of them in this article.
When it comes to teaching programming in an academic setting, what is the best programming language for the job? Grace is an open source programming language specifically designed to meet the needs of teaching and learning programming in an educational setting.
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more
Peter Murray-Rust of the informal community Blue Obelisk gives an exclusive look to Opensource.com on his life in science and academic research, and his journey into open access and open data to help bring a better life to everyone through scientific discoveries.