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.

Navigating the challenges of international teamwork

Navigating the challenges of international teamwork
One man's story of navigating the social, technical, and political challenges of working with international teams.Read more

Linux helped me grow as a musician

Linux helped me grow as a musician
How I started using Linux for everything, especially making music.Read more

Chile's green energy future is powered by open data analysis

Chile's green energy future is powered by open data analysis
The government of Chile recently approved the Ministry of Energy's New Energy Policy 2050. This policy addresses five key strategic issues.Read more

4 desktop note-taking applications for getting stuff done

4 desktop note-taking applications for getting stuff done
A look at four open source note taking applications for organizing your life.Read more

8 best practices for building containerized applications

8 best practices for building containerized applications
How will you need to modify your application to optimize it for a containerized environment?Read more

Global citizens unite to improve housing with open design and development

Global citizens unite to improve housing with open design and development
Appropedia.org harnesses the power of peer review and transparency for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction, and...Read more

Top 5: Coding the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator, DOS is alive with FreeDOS, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator; FreeDOS; Google's open source program office; tools for burning CDs and DVDs;...Read more

Why the proprietary MQA music encoding system is better than DRM, but still not good

Why the proprietary MQA music encoding system is better than DRM, but still not good
Is MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) a better way to listen to music? Or just another opportunity for the music industry to sell the same music all...Read more