Humanitarian

Code Alliance connects nonprofits with tech volunteers

Code Alliance connects nonprofits with tech volunteers
Nonprofits benefit from expert technical development work and volunteers have a chance to leverage their professional skills to give back.Read more

Bringing Raspberry Pi to schools in Tanzania

Interview with Janice Lathen, Powering Potential
Thanks to open source software, Powering Potential and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are able to bring computers and a library of digital education...Read more

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief
When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.Read more

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid
Hackathons are becoming a powerful tool for solving the problems of aid organizations.Read more

Teaching teachers to teach open source

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

LibreOffice 5, Creative Commons writes the White House, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of LibreOffice 5, a personal food computer, Creative Common's...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

OpenStreetMap responds in Nepal

Nepal is the most recent example of a large-scale activation for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.Read more