Interview with community manager Olivier Roth on growing an open source community around the open health platform ClinCapture, an open source Eletronic Data Capture (EDC) system.
Twitter has shifted its way of thinking about how to launch a new service thanks to the Apache Mesos project, an open source technology that brings together multiple servers into a shared pool of resources. It's an operating system for the data center. "When is the last time you've seen the fail... Read more
Ancient Greece had its Great Explainers, one of whom was Plato. The open source community has its Great Explainers, one of whom is Michael Tiemann.
Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD at the University of Bath last year. Ross was one of the first Panton Fellows and is an active member of the Open Knowledge Foundation, particularly... Read more
Benetech takes up the social cause of creating technology for good. CEO Jim Fruchterman tells me what he's learned by doing business in the open and how the company first stumbled into open source.
The O'Reilly Open Source Convention—or OSCON, as it's popularly known—is one of the world's premier open source events. For more than a decade, open-minded developers, innovators, and business people have gathered for this weeklong event, which explores cutting edge developments in the open source... Read more
Spencer Hunley is an autistic professional, former Vice Chair of the Kansas City Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities, and current board member of the Autism Society of the Heartland & ASAN's Kansas City chapter. In August, Spencer will be giving a talk, Universal Tux: Accessibility... Read more
The challenges of the large and complex Open edX codebase, as told by David Baumgold, a software engineer at edX, to Travis Kepley of Red Hat.
Thomas Smith will be speaking at OSCON 2014 about Project Gado.
It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing every day. From building robots to programming games to building your own electronics, the line between play and learning is steadily blurring, and what'... Read more