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.

Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery

Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery
The OpenAPS project is a simplified Artificial Pancreas System (APS) designed to automatically adjust an insulin pump's basal insulin delivery to...Read more

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal , spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source.Read more

The most important skill you need as a leader

The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON .Read more

Why do you use Linux?

Why do you use Linux?
There are many reasons why people switch to Linux: cost, stability, security, flexibility, and of course, the value that comes from being open source...Read more

Cory Doctorow on the real-world dangers of DRM

Cory Doctorow on the real-world dangers of DRM
Cory Doctorow gave a fast-paced keynote at OSCON 2016 this year that served as a warning message against DRM.Read more

A 5-step process for hiring tech talent

A 5-step process for hiring tech talent
Bitnami cofounder and COO, Erica Brescia says hiring good engineers is difficult in her OSCON 2016 keynote.Read more

3 open source Python GUI frameworks

Open source Python GUI frameworks
Python is a great language for beginners, but when you want to give your application a graphical interface, you'll need to learn to use a GUI...Read more

The first steps to addressing your impostor syndrome

The first steps to addressing your impostor syndrome
Christina Keelan gives tips for addressing impostor syndrome at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year.Read more