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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.

Top 5: Vagrant, Git, GitHub, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight Vagrant, Git, GitHub, a My Linux Story, and six starting points for getting started in open...Read more

How to understand your team's irrational behavior

Lightning talk: Hacking humans
Jono Bacon describes a singular passion that motivates his career in open source: "Figuring out how we can build strong, inclusive, effective...Read more

8 non-code ways to contribute to open source

8 ways to contribute to open source without writing code
You don't need to be a master coder to contribute to open source. Jade Wang shares 8 ways you can contribute to open source software projects without...Read more

5 ways to have a more inclusive event

Lightning talk: 5 ways to have a more inclusive event
Sarah Kahn of Girl Develop It responds to a question she receives quite often: Why don’t more women attend technical conferences and other events?Read more

How to increase online privacy with open source tools and best practices

How to increase online privacy with open source tools and best practices
In this article, I'll analyze a few open source tools and concepts that you might use to increase privacy on the Internet for yourself.Read more

4 myths about agile

Lightning talk on common misconceptions of agile and open source
Jen Krieger, an agile coach at Red Hat, took to the stage to dispel four common myths about agile and "get to the truth of what it’s intended to be."Read more

6 starting points for open source beginners

6 starting points for open source beginners
Looking to make your first pull request? Check out these helpful resources from Aleksandar Todorovic.Read more

IndiaHacks online code sprint includes month-long open source track

Like other hackathons, IndiaHacks has experienced a large increase in participation since it began two years ago. In the most recent event, 2,300...Read more