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.

Improving accessibility for 8 open source projects

How Kendell Clark contributes to improving accessibility in Linux and open source.Read more

How to hack your tea

keyboard keys, tea in cup of tea
How to hack your cup of tea, from morning to night.Read more

Heat your home with your neighbor's computing power

High-performance computing generates a lot of heat. Qarnot finds a clever way to put that heat to work using open source software.Read more

Organize your cooking with an open source recipe manager

Penguin chef
When it comes to recipes, it pays to be organized. Years of clipped recipes and notes written on napkins stuffed between the pages of countless...Read more

Why I chose Wordpress for my college football blog

Todd Jones shares why he fell in love with the popular open source content management system.Read more

3 open source alternatives to Google Maps API

Web mapping
Jason Baker explores open source tools for creating JavaScript maps.Read more

Farmers need better software

Farmers need better software - open food
The Open Food Network seeks to provide an open source solution for connecting local farmers and buyers.Read more

14 amazing open source gifts for the holidays

2015 Holiday Gift Guide
The annual gift guide serves up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbyists, and beginners are sure to love and...Read more