Articles tagged with education

education on reaching the next 100 million computer scientists (SIGCSE keynote) keynote address
The following is an adapted transcription from the keynote address given at the 2014 SIGCSE conference by Hadi Partovi , founder of . Thanks...Read more

7 skills to land your open source dream job

How to get a job with open source
"Work on stuff that matters" is a famous call to action from founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly. But, how about working on stuff that...Read more

5 key insights on the transition from Windows to Linux

Linux system administration
When I began my current job at Algoma University as the systems librarian, I really had no idea what I was getting into. Despite a decade in library...Read more

Digital Public Library of America triples its free collections and more in year one

Digital Public Library of America
When the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened last year, Carolyn Fox covered it's progress after one month in her article: Review of the...Read more

Resources for libraries exploring the open source option

library tools for open source
Libraries of all types have the same questions about open source software that are asked by technologists in other fields. Does open source make...Read more

How to introduce open source to your public library

introducing open source
I was intrigued to read this recent article in The Guardian about public libraries’ new role as community problem solvers. If you read carefully into...Read more

Open education resources combat high textbook prices

Textbooks with a cost
Eben Upton is best known as the man behind the Raspberry Pi , a tiny, $25 computer designed to help turn kids into programmers. Upton priced it at $...Read more

Teachers unite to influence computer manufacturing

Open education
Open source enthusiasts firmly believe that much is possible when people band together. After all, the core underpinning of open source doctrine is...Read more