free and open source software
Software Freedom Day is a global celebration of free and open source software (FOSS). What will you to on September 19, 2015 to celebrate? We hope you can choose to do many of the options we listed in our poll to help celebrate FOSS on Software Freedom Day, but even if you can only do one that will... Read more
Review of four new tools and tutorials for scholarly research and the digital humanities.
Welcome to the first installment of a monthly feature where we explore how open source software and the open source way are used in the digital humanities. Every month, Joshua Allen Holm will take a look at open source tools you can use in your digital humanities research and some humanities... Read more
The year 2014 continued the trend of the increasing importance of legal issues for the FOSS community. These are my selections for the top 10 legal issues for last year, shedding a light on what we can expect for the year ahead.
Working at the bleeding edge of global development is about to get more lively. Akvo.org co-founder Mark Charmer argues the world needs the open source movement to assert itself right now.
A study of participants in open source projects reveals best practices for community managers and lead developers. Study researched and performed by Brenda Chawner, currently the IST Programmes Director at Victoria University of Wellington's School of Information Management.
Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OpenStreetMap's 10th birthday, open source medical devices, and more!
Open source. What started as a simple description for software source code and a development model has moved far beyond that into a strong culture where presentation of patterns and models for debate is promoted. Open source has become a challenge to view the world in a pioneering way, looking for... Read more
No matter how well organized you are, no matter how well you manage your time, you probably don't get the chance to read all of the interesting articles that you find when you find them. To get around that, you can use services like Readability, Instapaper, and Pocket that allow you clip articles... Read more
The Association for Computing Machinery's annual meeting of their Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education is one of the largest academic computing meetings there is. This year's event featured a full-day workshop on teaching open source practices, tools, and techniques by engaging... Read more