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The making of Arduino, an open source electronics prototyping platform

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...Read more

Kdenlive Part 3: Effects and Transitions

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...Read more

Open source cancer research

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...Read more

Open source and faculty motivation

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...Read more

The importance of Wikipedia

The importance of Wikipedia
Mirror mirror on the wall, what's the most important open source project of them all?Read more

Poll: Your favorite open source gift

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...Read more

Which open source gift do you want the most this holiday season?

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 .Read more

The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"

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...Read more