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Articles in this section examine how free and open source software is changing the world of geographic and geospatial information science (GIS) and mapping.

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com

This week, I talk about open hardware components and answer some important questions, plus...
Team collaboration at an outdoor table

Nepal is the most recent example of a large-scale activation for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.
Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand

A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In...
OpenStreetMap view of the world.

A mapping event with OpenStreetMap (OSM) that will kick off on January 16, 2015 called #MapLesotho...
World Map

In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But...
Several houses

The team behind GraphHopper is building a fast and open source alternative to other route and trip...
OpenStreetMap view of the world.

When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take...
Weekly news with teal radio beacon on the top of a mountatin

Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open...