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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.

What you need to know about PostgresOpen 2016

What you need to know about PostgresOpen 2016
Learn more about PostgresOpen 2016 in this interview with Stephen Frost, program chair.Read more

The rise of the shareable document

The rise of the shareable document
Using open document formats could create a domino effect where more and more work is modified and shared.Read more

Getting started with Doctor, the CMS for Markdown documents

Getting started with Doctor, the CMS for Markdown documents
Markdown is one of most popular document formats among developers and non-developers alike. It is easy to write and understand, but organizing...Read more

Keeping DOS alive and kicking with open source

FreeDOS
Learn all about FreeDOS, the open source Disk Operating System, and where the project is headed in its next release in this interview with the...Read more

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor
Flowblade is a surprisingly effective and efficient video editor for Linux.Read more

Why I love these markup languages

Why I love these markup languages
Documentation languages are not one-size-fits-all, so picking the right fit for the document being written is crucial.Read more

LEGO Mindstorms programming with ev3dev

LEGO Mindstorms programming with ev3dev
ev3dev is an open source project that allows the Mindstorm user to create a Debian -based operating system (OS) that boots from a microSD card.Read more

Student's open source project takes him around the world

Student's open source project takes him around the world
His open source web application took him to the Open Source Software World Meeting in 2008.Read more