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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.

Open gardening tools for growing green thumbs and a healthier planet

Open gardening tools for growing green thumbs and a healthier planet
Learn more about AKER, an open source, modular urban agriculture system that share tools that help build ecologically resilient, healthy communities.Read more

OpenWebGIS: An open source geographic information system

Learn more about OpenWebGIS
Learn more about OpenWebGIS, an open source JavaScript geographic information system (GIS).Read more

5 open source home automation tools

With the Internet of Things rapidly expanding the number of connected devices in our homes, finding open source solutions for controlling them is...Read more

Deeplearning4j founders on growing an AI community

Building an open AI community around Deeplearning4j
Deeplearning4j is an open source, distributed neural net library written for Java and Scala. It is also one of the most active communities on Gitter...Read more

LibrePlanet begins with Snowden, ends with DRM protest

LibrePlanet begins with Snowden, ends with DRM rally
Highlights from LibrePlanet 2016: Edward Snowden opening day address to protests against DRM.Read more

Where do you back up your data?

Where do you back up your data?
Nobody loves performing backups: they're often the last thing on your mind, an annoying task you think you can put off until tomorow. Even automated...Read more

SxSW Mr. Robot TV panel on using real code on the show

SxSW Mr. Robot TV panel on using real code on the show
The American TV show Mr. Robot aired in June 2015, and at SxSW Interactive this year, a panel convened to talk about "Coding of Camera: Mr. Robot and...Read more

8 challenges for improving the Indian-language Wikipedias

8 challenges for improving the Indian-language Wikipedias
Whereas native-language Wikipedias are becoming game changers in other corners of the world, there is a lot of room for improvement in Indian-...Read more