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.

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

Alan Turing statue
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

Visualize astrophysics data with Blender

AstroBlend creator Jill Naiman shares how she uses Blender to visualize astrophysical simulations and data.Read more

Drupal-based farmOS manages food, farmers, and community

Lead developer Mike Stenta says he chose Drupal because of its flexibility, scalability, and community.Read more

9 tasty recipes to share, modify, and remix

2015 Open Recipe Collection contains food and beverages for modifying, remixing, and sharing with others—just like open source.Read more