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.

Strontium-90 and a Raspberry Pi to teach college students, Thyrosim for thyroid treatment, 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 source Thyroid treatment software, Strontium-90 and a Raspberry Pi for...Read more

Top 5: 11 project management tools, 5 home automation tools, and more

Open in sky
In this week's Top 5, we highlight 11 project management tools for 2016, 5 open source home automation tools, a My Linux Story, an interview with...Read more

Industrial city hackerspace teaches something more valuable than code

Access Space hackerspace
Interview with James Wallbank, a founder of one of the longest-running hackerspaces in the U.K. Access Space opened in the center of the northern...Read more

Open source software opens door to web design career

Open source software opens door to web design career
Mark Thomas talks about the vital role open source tools GIMP and Inkscape played in launching his design career.Read more

3 cool projects to celebrate Arduino Day

Celebrate Arduino Day with 3 cool projects
Tinkerer Tom Callaway shares three fun Arduino-powered projects on Arduino Day 2016.Read more

Opensource.com April preview

Preview on paper with coffee
Check out what's coming up in April, including our calls for proposals and upcoming series.Read more

Drupal creator on saving the open web

Image of spider web
Can we save the open web? Dries Buytaert , creator of Drupal , talked to a group during SxSW Interactive about how he began the content management...Read more

After a nasty computer virus, sys admin looks to Linux

A costly computer virus led Soumya Sarkar to start using Linux in 2004. He hasn't looked back since.Read more