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What a stint with an open source project can add to your life
There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. Some of the most amazing projects in the world have seen the light of day only because of the contributions of these selfless individuals. The same holds true for hundreds of open source projects from Fedora to Mozilla to WordPress. What... Read more
0 comments Posted 7 Dec 2011 by Aseem Sharma Feed
The well-field system: Open source 30 centuries ago
Where does open source come from?
2 comments Posted 7 Dec 2011 by Nicolas Pujol Feed
The making of Arduino
IEEE Spectrum, the flagship publication for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, recently carried an article on the history of the popular open hardware microcontroller board, the Arduino.
5 comments Posted 6 Dec 2011 by Mel Chua Feed
Some of the compositing tools of Kdenlive
It is expected that even a modest video editor will feature a set of basic video transitions. The challenge is to offer critical effects without becoming bloated and unfocused in scope. Kdenlive manages to offer the most commonly required effects with all the standard options without sacrificing... Read more
9 comments Posted 5 Dec 2011 by Seth Kenlon Feed
logical radical
When it comes to treating, curing, and preventing cancer, modern medicine has largely failed. You could argue that cancer is far too complicated to unravel in the few millenia we have been documenting it. Or that the billions we spend annually on research is far too little. Established incentives... Read more
8 comments Posted 1 Dec 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
Open source and faculty motivation
When I spent some time going around North Carolina recently visiting POSSE professors, I had a realization: We encourage professors to be productively lost, to go out and feel immersed in a community, admit that they can't solve all of the problems themselves, and act more as a facilitator in the... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Dec 2011 by Sebastian Dziallas Feed
The importance of Wikipedia
Mirror mirror on the wall, what's the most important open source project of them all?
7 comments Posted 30 Nov 2011 by Dana Blankenhorn Feed
Poll: Your favorite open source gift
Check out the open source gift guide and if you'd like a chance to win an iNecklace, Atmega32u4 Breakout Board, or MintyBoost, you have until Friday, December 2 to enter.
5 comments Posted 29 Nov 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Poll: Your favorite open source gift
Check out the open source gift guide and if you'd like a chance to win an iNecklace, Atmega32u4 Breakout Board, or MintyBoost, you have until Friday, December 2 to enter.
5 comments Posted 29 Nov 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"
The recent release of the Open Source Procurement Toolkit by the Cabinet Office has been interesting and encouraging, even if it did stir in me a certain scepticism that things will be different this time round. Under both Labour and Conservative administrations, the Cabinet Office has been tasked... Read more
1 comment Posted 29 Nov 2011 by Simon Phipps Feed

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