Stephen O’Connor is a fifth grade public school teacher at Wells Central School. He contracts with the New York State Education Department to create and maintain openly licensed curriculum for the EngageNY mathematics and English language arts modules.
Thirty-eight new genera or species of dinosaur were announced in 2014, spanning everything from sauropods to tyrannosaurs to horned dinosaurs. Seventeen of these, or about 45%, were published in open access or free-to-read journals.
The story of making a game open source and why it's a good thing to do.
As of December 19, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now sharing all of its images and videos from the Mars Express mission under CC BY-SA.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more! Open source news roundup for November 22 to 28, 2014
The use of Creative Commons as a licensing mechanism is continuing to grow at a fantastic pace. In this report, learn more about the size and breakdown of Creative Common material available for reuse.
Inkscape tutorial for tracing an image. For the purpose of this demonstration, I’m using Inkscape for Linux Mint.
Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council have announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition, an important standard that communicates the fundamental legal conditions that make content and data open.
In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22 scheduled languages of India and has a literary heritage of more than 5,000 years. There are documents for more than 3,500 years, and the rest are... Read more
Women are an underrepresented group in the open source world. According to data from the FLOSS 2013 survey, a little more than 10% of open source developers are women. But not everyone who wants to bring about change has the clout of a large organization or corporation. So, what can smaller groups... Read more