Phil Shapiro, one of my fellow Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a recap of that talk.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's 10 anniversary, Microsoft open sources more of .NET, copyleft.org announced, and more
This is a report from the All Things Open conference, held this year at the Raleigh Convention Center. I attended Steven Vaughan-Nichols session on marketing and using the press in open source—this is a recap.
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It enables anyone to create quirky and serious projects alike for wearable health tracking devices. The base kit includes sensors to measure your muscles,... Read more
Firefox for mobile, codenamed Fennec, is the build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for devices such as Android smartphones and tablet computers. These 12 Indic languages represent the largest number of new languages that have been shipped in a single Fennec release. So, a little belated, the... Read more
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
Remy Decausemaker shares his partial transcription of the two keynotes from day 1 at the All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC held October 22 and 23. The first keynote is from Jeffrey Hammond, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. The second keynote is from Dwight Merriman,... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu at 10 years, open source for patent-free cancer drugs, Berlin backsliding on open source, and more!
Kyle Mestery is an open source cloud computing architect working on the Neutron project on OpenStack, where he serves as PTL (program team lead). Neutron is the networking component of OpenStack, which handles the complex task of connecting machines in a virtual environment. Here what he's working... Read more