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.

IndieWeb: Make your social media posts open first

IndieWeb: Make your social media posts open first
On the indie web you control the permanence of your links even if the content silo removes them.Read more

A new directory of open source technology events

A new directory of open source technology events
Gabor Szabo, owner and primary editor of the Perl Weekly , has created a new, comprehensive list of open source conferences and events that includes...Read more

Hatchit: An open source game engine

Hatchit: An open source, technical-focused game engine
The creators of Hatchit hope the engine will give users more access to the programming side of the game development.Read more

10 tips for making your documentation crystal clear

10 tips for making your documentation crystal clear
How to edit what you've written for technical documentation.Read more

How to run commands at shutdown on Linux

How to run commands at shutdown on Linux
Linux and Unix systems have long made it pretty easy to run a command on boot. But as it turns out, running a command on shutdown is a little more...Read more

What software documentation can learn from tabletop gaming

What software documentation can learn from tabletop gaming
Tips for better board game instructions are similar to the advice that could be given to documentation writers for today's software.Read more

6 ways to use open tools to better support Indian languages

6 ways to use open tools to better support Indian languages
There are more ways Google can support great inclusivity through the support of world languages; particularly people speaking South Asian-languages.Read more

An introduction to Linux filesystems

Introduction to Linux filesystems
This article is intended to be a very high-level discussion of Linux filesystem concepts. It is not intended to be a low-level description of how a...Read more