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.

IBM flexible mainframes with Golang, Mozilla keeps FireFox OS in play for IoT, and more news

open source weekly news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at IBM's flexible mainframes with Golang, Mozilla keeps FireFox OS in play for...Read more

Top 5: Which Linux distro do you use?, Linux for music, and more

Open in sky
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight an interview with Bob Reselman about documentation best practices, the top 10 legal...Read more

3 smart GIMP tricks

car driving on the water
Akkana Peck shares three of her favorite GIMP tools.Read more

A new career in IT leads to Linux

BJ Maynard shares how he found a career in IT and learned to love Linux.Read more

Learn to enjoy offline editing with Kdenlive

open video
Offline editing is a reality of digital editing. Here's how to get started with (and possibly even enjoy) offline editing in Kdenlive.Read more

Configuring Linux for music recording and production

open source music
Aaron Wolf shares his practical tips for getting your Linux-based computer ready to handle professional-quality music recording, editing, and...Read more

Open source communities need mentors

SCaLE 14x interview with Jenn Greenaway on mentorship in open source
SCaLE 14x presenter Jenn Greenaway talks about the importance of mentorship in open source communities.Read more

Girl Scouts: Cookies or code?

women and code
Carrie Raleigh is the STEM program manager for Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio in California where she says they are much more than a cookie program.Read more