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An open source mantra: Avoid "no derivatives"

In this interview with Bill Fitzgerald, head of FunnyMonkey, learn how he got started in open source and how it led him to supporting open access to...Read more

Security in open source, a Google surprise, and more

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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the security of commercial open source, Google's surprise launch of ODF...Read more

A real-time editing tool for Wikipedia

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Wikipedia is one of the most frequently visited websites in the world. The vast online encyclopedia, editable by anyone, has become the go-to source...Read more

The elements to a better future for software

Open source code for a better food system, code with grass image
In this interview, Remy Decausemaker takes a deep dive into the life and motivations of Kyle Simpson, an open web evangelist and the author of the...Read more

My life in open source, and the mentors who led the way

Rich Bowen, has worked on the Apache http server for almost 20 years now and serves as a board member and the Executive Vice President. He says that...Read more

Google embraces open doc formats, U.S. Marines choose Linux, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google (again) embracing open document formats, the Marines going Linux,...Read more

Awarding graduate students for open source study

Univention presents their annual Graduate Prize for dissertations dealing with applicable and in ­demand open source solutions. The winner of the...Read more

An open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turns 12, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source iPad alternative, Creative Commons turning 12, and more!...Read more