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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.

Digital Painting with Krita 2.9 provides the missing Krita documentation

Digital Painting with Krita 2.9 provides the missing Krita documentation
Want to know how to best use Krita in your digital painting projects? Then you'll want to check out Scott Petrovic's new book.Read more

Cory Doctorow on influencing the future instead of predicting it

Cory Doctorow's headshot
We sit down with author, speaker, blogger, and activist Cory Doctorow in advance of his forthcoming keynote at SCaLE 14x.Read more

6 non-code contributions you can make to open source

Open in sky
Six non-code opportunities for contributing to open source software code and communities.Read more

A first-timer's guide to getting started with open source code and communities

A first-timer's guide to getting started with open source
D. Ruth Bavousett offers some tips for getting started testing, deploying, and contributing to open source software.Read more

Open source software powers NASA's Mars VR project

Open source software powers NASA's OnSight Mars VR project
See how open source software powers OnSight, a NASA project that lets users experience Mars in virtual reality.Read more

2016 People's Choice Awards: Cast your vote

2016 People's Choice Awards: Cast your vote
Vote for our People's Choice Award which recognizes favorite Opensource.com contributors from 2015.Read more

Young maker talks software defined radio, open source, and mentors

Technology wiz-kid talks open source, radio, and the maker movement
Young maker Schuyler St. Leger shares his thoughts on the maker movement, mentors, and software defined radio.Read more

Superpowers goes open source, Oculus Rift's support for Linux, and more

Open source and Linux games roundup blue swirl graphic
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Superpowers going open source, Oculus Rift VR's support for Linux, the upcoming...Read more