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Shortlist of open source software used at NASA lab

Lauren Egts interviews computer scientist Herb Schilling at NASA graphics and visualization lab about how they use open source.Read more

Best open source stories of 2012

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We shared almost 600 open source stories this year—highlighting how open source is changing the world. And it's not just the technology, it's the...Read more

Top 10 open government posts from 2012

Open government year in review
It's been a great year for the open source movement in government. I feel like we've moved the needle on the transparency, collaboration, and...Read more

The open source advantage: Executives learn how to stay competitive

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Let's say you're a big company in a competitive industry. One who innovates and succeeds by creating software. Not extending COTS, not adapting...Read more

NASA achieves data goals for Mars rover with open source software

Since the landing of NASA’s rover, Curiosity, on Mars on August 6, 2012 (Universal Earth Time -- evening of August 5, Pacific Time), I have been...Read more

See what it's like to be a flight controller for Curiosity

One of the first images of the Martian surface from Curiosity
Been wondering what it's like to be a flight controller in charge of exploring Mars? You can satisfy your Curiosity curiosity by downloading NASA's...Read more

History of open source in government

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It is difficult to imagine the Federal government moving in one well-coordinated direction on any matter, and so it has been with the adoption of...Read more

Mozilla Open Badges ships beta release

Mozilla Open Badges ships beta release
Adding skills and achievements to your online identity When Mozilla’s Open Badges project began in late 2010, it was little more than a demo and an...Read more