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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.

OSCON moves to Austin: Will the 18th OSCON be the best one yet?

OSCON moves to Austin
We interview the OSCON chairs to learn more about the event's move to Austin and find out what's in store for attendees.Read more

Can we talk about ageism?

diversity, open field
Deb Nicholson explores what negative bias against age, for young and old, is like in tech.Read more

Director of Google.org on challenges of unconscious bias

Director of Google.org on challenges of unconscious bias
At SxSW Interactive 2016, the director of Google.org, Jacquelline Fuller , had a conversation with Hugh Forrest about diversity in tech.Read more

New open source load balancer, US source code policy draft published, and more news

Weekly open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source news from Google and Microsoft, the US publishes a draft of new...Read more

Atomic Game Engine now open source, new games out for Linux, and more gaming news

Open gaming news on Opensource.com
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Ink scripting language and Atomic Game Engine going open source, GameWorks SDK 3.1...Read more

What science fiction technology should be open source?

Science fiction
Science fiction ranges from complete fabrications to some surprisingly accurate visions for the future. What tool, device, object, or other item from...Read more

Top 5: Raspberry Pi Week, 15 podcasts for FOSS fans, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight... well, a lot of Raspberry Pi! Pi Day was on Monday this week, and we made it a week-long series, publishing a...Read more

How to produce electronic music with the Raspberry Pi

Low-cost music making with Raspberry Pi and MilkyTracker
How far can the famously inexpensive Raspberry Pi be pushed as a music-making machine?Read more