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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.

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

Giving proper credit to designers in 3D printing

Giving proper credit to designers in 3D printing
Many 3D printed objects are shared under Creative Commons licenses that require attribution be given to the designer, but there are no established...Read more

New tech event, Abstractions is forward-thinking

New tech event, Abstractions is forward-thinking
The folks at Code & Supply put on a fantastic inaugural event in Pittsburgh this year. They sold 1500 tickets, their maximum, a few weeks before...Read more

7 tips for learning how to give a technical talk

7 tips for learning how to give a technical talk
Learn a few tips for sharing technical topics with your colleagues or at a conference.Read more

Openwords generates education resources for large and small languages

Openwords generates education resources for large and small languages
Openwords is an open source foreign language learning app providing a customizable lesson builder for teachers.Read more

Look Ma, no hardware! Coding the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator

Coding the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator
Now you can code the Sense HAT for Raspberry Pi in an emulator in your web browser, without any hardware.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: August review

Top 10 and editor's picks: August review
We look back at our top articles, must-reads, and highlights from August.Read more