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Open source culture: Do you vote with your code or participation?

open innovation

CTO of Getable, Mikeal Rogers, talks open source and the Github generation. What's the next big thing on the innovation horizon? And who's leading the charge? Find out in this interview.

Open source is everywhere. The digital native generation is growing up with devices, platforms, and systems that are running open source software behind the scenes and designed the open source way. » Read more

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Which gadget are you most likely to give for the holidays?

Gift Giveaway poll

It's getting really close to the holidays. Hopefully you've seen our gift guide and giveaway, and we'd love to know which gadgets you're most excited about. » Read more

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Top ten open source gifts for the holidays

open source gift giveaway box

It's the most wonderful time of the year: time to give open source presents. The opensource.com team gathered ten of our favorite gadgets to help you pick out that perfect present for that special (open source) someone.

Some of these items will be a part of our 2012 open source gift guide giveaway.

Check them out: » Read more

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My Raspberry Pi experience with Debian-based Linux distribution Occidentalis

Raspberry Pi

Enter the black raspberry. Rubus occidentalis.

It's an ominous name for an ominous fruit: the black raspberry. As the owner of a new Raspberry Pi, I realized that I was going to have to, at some point, open the box and do something with it.

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Five Questions with LadyAda (Limor Fried)

Five Questions

This 5-questions interview is with Limor Fried (Ladyada of Adafruit Industries), and in it I ask some questions about open hardware and, more specifically, the Flora, her newest open hardware creation. » Read more

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OpenROV: Open source robotics seek sharing, travel, gold

OpenROV: Open source robotics seek sharing, travel, gold

OpenROV is a project that provides plans and software for a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Currently, it's a series of prototypes, with the goal of a fully-realized design of an underwater exploration device.

It was originally created to explore Hall City Cave in northern California. The cave has a lake where robbers supposedly dropped gold. The ROV has made a successful journey into the lake, although it hasn’t yet struck gold. » Read more

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The making of Arduino, an open source electronics prototyping platform

The making of Arduino

IEEE Spectrum, the flagship publication for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, recently carried an article on the history of the popular open hardware microcontroller board, the Arduino. » Read more

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Success in the second year of the Open Hardware Summit

Success in the second year of the Open Hardware Summit

The Open Hardware Summit (OHS), now in its second year, brings together folks from all different backgrounds and truly represents a melting pot of those with interests in the open hardware (open source designs, firmware, software, process) movement. In fact, I’d argue that the open hardware movement is more inclusive than open source software is at this point. There are far more women attending and speaking at these events (OHS is even organized by women), combined with a lot less of the pretentious prima donnas you see in male-dominated open source software. » Read more

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Open source cufflinks, space station notification, and other last-minute Father's Day ideas

Sunday is Father's Day in many parts of the world, and while it's never too late to pick up another tie for good ol' dad (the 8-bit version is always a good choice), I've got a few more open source suggestions for you.

iCufflinks » Read more

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How hackerspaces make any city an open source city

At SCaLE 9x, Leigh Honeywell gave a keynote on the history and future hackerspaces. (Watch the video.) She provided a history of the hackerspace movement both inside and outside of the US and its slow but steady spread through the world. She also talked about some of the things that hackerspaces are known for, and some notable things that the hackerspace she co-founded, Hacklab Toronto, had done. » Read more

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