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.

How PHPeople stay connected and have fun

Flipped Contribution Model for FOSS
Find out how the PHP community stays engaged and connects with each other for fun.Read more

3D printed human hands, open source course materials, and more news

Open source news roundup for June 12-18, 2016
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at 3D-printed lattice for cell culture, open source materials for college...Read more

OSVR's new headset, DeepMind learns gaming, and new Linux releases

Open gaming roundup for June 12-18, 2016
In this week's edition, we take a look at a new headset from OSVR, Google's DeepMind playing Montezuma's Revenge for rewards, and two new games out...Read more

Top 5: Tips for GitHub, alternatives to Acrobat, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight tips for getting started with GitHub, alternatives to Adobe Acrobat for PDFs, how to secure your Linux system,...Read more

Rumors of COBOL's demise have been greatly exaggerated: Meet GnuCOBOL

COBOL programming language
Despite rumors that say otherwise, COBOL is still in use today. Learn about the new (or should we say, Gnu) generation of COBOL.Read more

Free culture in an expensive world

Open Source Bridge interview with Shauna Gordon-McKeon
Shauna Gordon-McKeon talks about her involvement in the free software and free culture communities, her day job, and her upcoming talk at Open Source...Read more

How a student in India got started with open source

How a student in India got started with open source
In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.Read more

Open source alternatives to Adobe Acrobat for PDFs

Open source PDF readers and editors
Explore the open source alternatives to Adobe Acrobat for reading, creating, and editing PDF files.Read more