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.

What cognitive linguistics can teach developers

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At SouthEast LinuxFest this year, Chris Prather explained how a better understanding of metaphor can change the way we code.Read more

Make things 'til you make it at the Blowing Things Up Lab

Make things 'til you make it at the Blowing Things Up Lab
The Blowing Things Up (BTU) lab is located at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where Emily is a student of Alicia Gibb's, the executive...Read more

Enter to win a book from our 2016 Summer Reading List

Enter to win a book from our 2016 Summer Reading List
We're kicking off our annual reading list giveaway, and five lucky readers will win a copy of the summer reading list book of their choosing.Read more

Bringing Mozilla to the IoT era

Open Source Bridge interview with Rabimba Karanjai
Rabimba Karanjai will give a talk at this year's Open Source Bridge about using old smartphones as IoT devices.Read more

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience
You've got your first swing at the project up on GitHub; you've been promoting it and have some new contributors coming around. Now, how do you keep...Read more

SeaGL opens 2016 call for participation

SeaGL opens 2016 call for participation
SeaGL welcomes speakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience—even if you've never spoken at a technical conference.Read more

HITMAN, Life is Strange, and new games out for Linux

Open gaming news roundup
In this week's edition, we take a look at HITMAN and Life is Strange for Linux, and new games out for Linux.Read more

Raspberry Pi on big list of single-board computers, new router chips to comply with FCC rules, and more news

Weekly news on Opensource.com
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open hardware on big list of 81 single-board computers, new router chips to...Read more