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.

Betty Hacker embeds open hardware electronics into cakes

An open-hardware-powered wedding cake.
Alicia Gibb, aka Betty Hacker, offers tips for embedding open hardware electronics into cakes.Read more

How many stickers are on your laptop?

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How many stickers does it take to cover a laptop? Many people try to find that out as they add new stickers after each meetups or conferences, or to...Read more

Tasty translations for the Taste of Stockholm food festival

Wikimedia Sweden shares how its community helped translate menus for the Taste of Stockholm food festival.Read more

My mom requests a Linux computer

Self-described Linux geek David Both shares how he got his mother up and running on Linux.Read more

1600 games for Linux on Steam, a Linux-friendly Steam Sale, and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at 1600 games for Linux on Steam, a Linux-friendly Steam Sale, and an Arduino project...Read more

Machine learning spotlight, Vanderbilt U's medical robots, and more open source news

Weekly open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at machine learning, Vanderbilt University's medical technology, journalism...Read more

Top 5: Linux terminal emulators, Flac for audio, and more

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In this weekly top 5, we highlight the open development method for business, Unity and the GNOME Shell, lossless audio for Linux, FireFox's 11th...Read more

An open source fan boy shares his story

My open source story
Kevin Cole shares how and why he fell in love with open source software.Read more