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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.

Contributing to open source software with Ian Varley of Salesforce

Contributing to open source software with Ian Varley of Salesforce
OSCON speaker Ian Varley talks about the nuances and effects of open source culture.Read more

Prepare your Raspberry Pi for space with an Astro Pi flight case

Prepare your Raspberry Pi for space with an Astro Pi flight case
3D printing designs have been released and full instructions on how to make your own have been provided by Raspberry Pi.Read more

DIY recycling, UCONN's open source chemistry book, and more news

Weekly open source news
We take a look at a DIY recycling gadget, a new open source chemistry textbook, and more in this week's open source news roundup.Read more

Top 5: Eclipse data processing tools, the US government's open source policy, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight 5 Eclipse scientific workbenches, a hands-on with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT, open source GIS projects, and more.Read more

4 keys to leading open source teams

4 keys to leading open source teams
Insights from Tessa Mero's talk Leading an open source project that she will give at OSCON Austin 2016.Read more

Why and how I became a software engineer

My Open Source Story: Gloria Bwandungi
Open source software played an instrumental role in Gloria Bwandungi's journey to becoming a full-stack engineer.Read more

7 science projects powered by open source GIS

7 science projects powered by open source GIS
FOSS4G North America is taking place in Raleigh, NC next week. We highlight some of the ways open source geographic tools are changing science.Read more

Purdue's IronHacks series puts unique spin on hackathons

Purdue's IronHacks series puts unique spin on hackathons
Hackathons are well-known as events where developers come together to quickly turn out a piece of software, often competing against each other. But...Read more