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10 ways to get started with open source

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My experience tells me there are a lot of people interested in trying open source, but they don't know where to start. And the perception that you...Read more

How the mobile revolution is challenging open source user interfaces

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In the past couple of years, a powerful paradigm shift has occurred in user experience (UX) design. UX designers used to focus on desktop users but...Read more

A look back at open source creative tools in 2012

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For all of you free and open source creative tool fans out there, plenty of exciting developments happened over the past year—and there's some pretty...Read more

How open source is disrupting visual art

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If you’ve seen an unbelievable interactive projection or a mind-blowing piece of generative video art, odds are you’ve come across openFrameworks ,...Read more

What Creative Commons and 'copyleft' mean to a designer

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I recently graduated in May, and I had not heard of Creative Commons until I came to work at Red Hat. After a few months, I had gained some...Read more

Could the Girl Scouts position themselves as a tech giant?

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Now that full-fledged computers are approaching the size of a USB Flash drive and are being sold for less than $75, my interest in designing a Linux...Read more

Poll: What's your favorite creative design tool?

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Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools . This week, we turn the table and ask you which...Read more

Which creative tool do you use the most?

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Last week, Red Hatter Máirín Duffy gave us a run down of her favorite open source creative tools . This week, we turn the table and ask you which application you favor in every day practice.Read more