open source

Do you speak my language? Education versus open source processes and principles

I've been traveling between universities and academic conferences and open source gatherings and hackfests for quite some time now. A year ago, I...Read more

Poll: How are we formally educated?

The opensouce.com community is growing fast, and we're trying to figure out who we are and what we care about. The more we know about ourselves, the...Read more

Tell us about your education level.

The opensouce.com community is growing fast, and we're trying to figure out who we are and what we care about. The more we know about ourselves, the more relevant our content and discussions will be. These polls aren't scientific, but they will give us a useful snapshot of of our growing community, so we can plan better for the future. Feel free to tell us more about you in the comments.Read more

Thinking open source: How startups destroy a culture of fear

Software engineers of corporate America are wired in a way that promotes fear. It hurts creativity and growth. And open source is finally changing...Read more

Electronic resurrection through open source

Over at Make: Online last week, Phillip Torrone posted "If You're Going to Kill It, Open Source It!" --his wish list of dead products that he'd like...Read more

Red Hat, opensource.com, and the high road

In my role as Red Hat’s brand manager, I am always on the look out for interesting and provocative readings about brands and branding in general...Read more

Avoiding the pitfalls of open education

Experiential learning using open source is fraught with opportunities for disaster.Read more

The IT Reform Agenda: 'Cloud-first' and mainstreaming of open source

I attended the latest briefing at the White House complex, where Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeff Zients, and other...Read more