open source software

4 words to avoid when negotiating the use of open source at your job

open source on the job
If you work in an organization that isn’t focused on development, where computer systems are used to support other core business functions, getting...Read more

10 steps to migrate your closed software to open source

open source innovation
Difio is a Django based application that keeps track of packages and tells you when they change. It provides multiple change analytics so you can...Read more

OpenStack fundamentals taught by Rackspace gurus

work and play
An OpenStack training workshop was held as part of the recent, 4th Open Source Festival at the State University of New York at Albany. The workshop...Read more

US government accelerating development and release of open source

open source software is commericial
I had a chance to catch up with David A. Wheeler, a long-time leader in advising and working with the US government on issues related to open source...Read more

Open source tools allow Project Tango to evolve with speed and agility

open source tools for Project Tango
Google's Project Tango is a platform for Android phones and tablets designed to track the full 3-dimensional motion of the device as you hold it,...Read more

Resources for libraries exploring the open source option

library tools for open source
Libraries of all types have the same questions about open source software that are asked by technologists in other fields. Does open source make...Read more

How to introduce open source to your public library

introducing open source
I was intrigued to read this recent article in The Guardian about public libraries’ new role as community problem solvers. If you read carefully into...Read more

Open source embroidery creates a niche stitch with the EmbroiderModder

Open source embroidery
There is exactly one Windows machine left in my house. I feel like I barely even know how to use it anymore, with the exception of its dedicated...Read more