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Which organization would you donate your time or money to?

open source giving
Giving Tuesday offers a reprieve from the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (so named for the huge discounts and bizarre store hours...Read more

Which organization would you donate your time or money to?

open source giving
Giving Tuesday offers a reprieve from the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (so named for the huge discounts and bizarre store hours offered to consumers in preparation for holiday giving). From the wiki , #GivingTuesday™ is:Read more

Which office suite do you use?

open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation,...Read more

Which office suite do you use?

open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would you compare and contrast a proprietary suite to a free and open source one? If you don't use a suite of office apps, all packaged nicely together, what tools to do you use in tandem to get work done? Would you say it's just as nice or better?Read more

Which idea led you to a career in open source?

wavegraph
Why not change the world? I have always been interested in science, technology and (most of all) computers. These are things that I always loved, even though they were sometimes difficult. I loved math and science class in school; I read science-fiction and fantasy novels in all of my spare time. I was the nerdy kid at school that was bullied and mocked. It would have been so easy to just give in and be "like everyone else." I could have stopped reading. I could have played more sports.Read more

The legacy of open source and the tide of progress

wavegraph
Why not change the world? I have always been interested in science, technology and (most of all) computers. These are things that I always loved,...Read more

Need a collaboration tool? Try email

collaboration tools
Collaboration is one of the key principles of the open source way and a major topic here on opensource.com. One of our goals to highlight great...Read more

How long has open source been part of your life?

life rollar coaster
It seems that open source and the principles that comprise the open source way are here to stay. While I wasn't in the room when the term open source...Read more