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EU funds supercomputer, Google aids refugees, and more news

Open source news October 24 - 30
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the European Commission funding a supercomputer, Google aiding refugees,...Read more

Top 5 Halloween edition: Python IDEs, Raspberry Pi hamster project, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on
In this week's Top 5, we highlight open source security, problem solving Linux problems, a Raspberry Pi project for hamsters, an artist who loves...Read more

A road trip into the Free Software Foundation's early days

My open source story
On my 21st birthday in 1998, I received a phone call from Richard Stallman , founder of the GNU Project and Free Software Foundation (FSF), to tell...Read more

The new era of community

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Nicole Engard summarizes Jono Bacon's keynote, The new era of community, at All Things Open 2015.Read more

Raspberry Pi answers: Are my hamsters lazy or super athletes?

Gadgets and open hardware
Tinkerer Michelle Leonhart shares how she tracks her hamsters' activity levels with a Raspberry Pi.Read more

Iconic Linux debate sparks an open source career

Cesar Brod shares how he discovered Linux during the famous Tanenbaum-Torvalds debate.Read more

Open source code isn’t a warranty

Why open source code is not enough, but it's the right place to start as we move to more interconnected systems.Read more

Inside SparkFun's Fellowship of the Things video series

Open hardware words in neon
Chelsea Moll tells us about SparkFun's new IoT-inspired video series.Read more