Teaching teachers to teach open source

Teaching students to participate in open source communities can be difficult. Teaching teachers to teach students to participate in open source...Read more

7 stories that make you feel good about open source in 2015 (so far)

One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source isn’t just about taking principled stands, it's...Read more

5 Humanitarian FOSS projects to watch

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In this new installment, we present some more...Read more

How open source software builds strong roots for better governance

UN flag with open source in government text
A strong society has a common ownership of its critical infrastructure. Akvo.org co-founder Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson discusses why open source...Read more

Frontline and the missing middle mile

Frontline is building open, configurable tools that make it easier to connect and translate systems using the world’s most distributed technologies.Read more

When the United Nations calls, MicroMappers acts

Map of tweets in Haiti for disaster relief efforts
How open source and crowdsourcing tool MicroMappers analyzes big data for disaster relief around the world.Read more

11 ways to get involved with Humanitarian FOSS

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
Lending a digital hand for humanitarian projects is just a click away. Whether you have five minutes or a few hours, you can make a difference with a...Read more

Thank you for a record year (and looking ahead to 2015)

2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators , editors,...Read more