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Which open source alternative to Skype will you choose?

After you vote, find out why Microsoft cut ties with Asterisk and more details about open source Skype alternatives.Read more

A Boxee Box review: Recent updates and questions of openness

The Boxee Box, available since November 2010 with firmware recently upated to 1.1, is a winning compromise that makes a Linux-based HTPC easy enough...Read more

Games for life: Girl Scouts, games, and the open source way

Two weeks ago, 16 Girl Scouts and their troops' leaders went to RIT for a Scratch-fueled, day-long workshop in game design and development in pursuit...Read more

Open standards and a smart energy grid: Interview with Green Energy Corp

Green Energy Corp creates software and services for communications and energy companies. They're working towards an open source smart grid solution...Read more

Poll: Microsoft, Skype, and open source

Feel free to discuss this topic in the comments.Read more

Big innovations in open source communications

The telecommunications industry is ripe for disruption. Giant companies and service providers are slow to innovate, operating in a monopolistic...Read more

Education in 2030: Open source and community-based

I'd like to talk about what education is going to look like 20 years from now. I think, in 2030, our schools will mimic open source communities.Read more