Life

Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

15 open web advocates to follow on Twitter

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Working on the Open Web is a niche area of the greater open source community. Usually the work does not get the same level of fanfare of other areas...Read more

Mozilla pays it forward

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Emma Irwin shares what's in store for participants and Mozilla at the Grace Hopper Open Source Day codeathon.Read more

August review: Top 10 and editor's picks

Phew. 101 articles, including a series, event reports, and open source news. August was busy, and here's a look at a few highlights.Read more

For gamers, a new digital currency; For developers, a new SDK; and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Amazon's new open source SDK for game developers, GameCredits' new open source...Read more

User Data Manifesto 2.0, Alliance for Open Media, and more news

In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the User Data Manifesto 2.0, the Alliance for Open Media, new open source...Read more

Opensource.com September preview

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What's up in September? Tons. Read on to learn more about our new community moderator, upcoming article series, calls for proposals, and what's in...Read more

Top 5: Blender movie, Minecraft alternatives, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, our best articles of the week are about a new Blender short film, alternatives to Minecraft, back to school with open source,...Read more

Did you ever use open source tools in school?

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People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, Opensource.com is highlighting a range of open source software,...Read more