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.

Internet access and privacy with FreedomBox

Neon sign: Internet
FreedomBox is a personal server that allows you to use the Internet privately or in locations that have bad or no Internet connection.Read more

3 open source genealogy tools for mapping your family tree

Family tree
Genealogy, the study of family histories, is a popular pastime for millions of people worldwide. Individuals seeking to learn more about their...Read more

5 favorite 3D printing projects of 2015

2015 Yearbook
Aleph Objects' Harris Kenny shows us some of the year's biggest 3D printing developments and projects.Read more

Staking a career on open source software's success

My open source story
"It was the best professional decision I've ever made," says OpenNMS CEO Tarus Balog.Read more

Dear parents: Let your kids use open source software

Jim Salter addresses concerns about FOSS in an open letter to parents.Read more

New release of Unity 5.3, new games for Linux, and more open gaming news

Open source and Linux games roundup blue swirl graphic
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the new release of Unity 5.3, new games for Linux, and more. Open gaming roundup...Read more

Mozilla's content blocker, new JavaScript engine, and more open source news

Weekly open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, Mozilla announces new content blocker and ends Firefox OS, the Edge browser's JavaScript...Read more

Top 5: Music makers, GPLv3 in court, Raspberry Pi for students, and more

Open in sky
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight open source tools for music makers, GPLv3 in court in Germany, Raspberry Pi projects for...Read more