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.

Top 5: Drupal-based farmOS, Blender for astrophysics, Qora cryptocurrency, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's top 5 articles of the week, we highlight Drupal-based farmOS, Astroblend for visualizing astrophysics data, the goals of Qora...Read more

Historians and detectives keep track of data with open source tool

Segrada is open source software that allows historians and detectives keep track of their data.Read more

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My open source story
David Both's love of learning and fixing things led him to Linux and open source software.Read more

5 big reasons the Opensource.com team is thankful

Thank you
Thank you for being on this open source community journey with us.Read more

Mozilla contributor creates diabetes project for the masses

My open source story
Ben Kerensa shares how he got involved with open source as well as why he created Glucosio, an open source project that aims to bring diabetes...Read more

Geeks visit Bletchley Park

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Dawn Foster (former Puppet Labs community manager and current PhD student) and Jeffrey Osier-Mixon (community manager at the Yocto Project at Intel)...Read more

Road testing the community-powered grocery store

One year later, we interview Shaun McCance about building a co-operative (co-op) grocery store in his hometown of Cincinnatti, Ohio.Read more

Will Qora solve Bitcoin's biggest problems?

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In this interview, a core developer behind the open source cryptocurrency Qora explains how blockchain technology will revolutionize everything from...Read more