open source

What are you most likely to donate to first?

Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?
We've had an interesting conversation on how the open source movement relates to Occupy Wall Street . I recently saw a headline that Occupy Wall Street was able to raise $150,000 by mid-October and it got me thinking, would you be willing to donate money or time to the Occupy Wall Street movement?Read more

Drug companies try sharing

Drug companies try sharing
The multi-billion-dollar drug sector has endured a decade of under-performance. "Pfizer’s ( PFE ), Eli Lilly’s ( LLY ), Merck's ( MRK ), and Bristol...Read more

FOSS meets IT Education at ACM-SIGITE

FOSS meets IT Education at ACM-SIGITE
The Association of Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group in IT Education (ACM-SIGITE) met at West Point's Thayer Hotel on the first day of the...Read more

Live from CapitolCamp2011

Live from CapitolCamp2011
The third-annual Capitol Camp is an unconference held in Albany, New York (the State Capitol). The past two years of camp have also included a '...Read more

Open source: The antidote for "too big to fail"

Open source: The antidote for "too big to fail"
If you look at the evolution of the IT landscape over the past 30 years, you see two distinct trends: the continued growth of the IT dinosaurs (...Read more

BlueJ: From closed to open, an interview with Ian Utting

BlueJ: From closed to open, an interview with Ian Utting
If you've learned Java in the past 10 years, there's a good chance you've encountered BlueJ or its younger sibling, Greenfoot . Originally developed...Read more

Call for images: Collaboration challenge

Call for images: Collaboration challenge
At opensource.com, we take pride in providing compelling, creative-commons images for the content published by our community. Most of the images you...Read more

The importance of Google Dart

The importance of Google Dart
Google is making its Dart system open source . This is very important, not just for open source. Dart is a structured language for web programming...Read more