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Four projects for parents to teach their kids about open hardware and electronics

open hardware and eletronics for kids
Kids are quick learners and have great imaginations. When pursuing an electronic or hardware project with a kid, the most important thing to keep in...Read more

Open source hardware projects from OSS Watch event

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At Open Source Junction 4 we invited attendees to present their hardware projects. Some were open source hardware, while some used consumer hardware...Read more

SourceForge announces new Enterprise Directory

SourceForge is pleased to announce our new Enterprise Directory—a sub-section of our site focused specifically on Enterprise projects. These are the...Read more

How to self-promote your open source project

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Self-promotion in an open source world, it starts with a shameless plug—a simple way to make people aware of something you’re passionate about . Then...Read more

Exploring open source software developed for European libraries

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Developers and project managers involved in open source software projects for public libraries in Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and the Czech...Read more

Can Inkscape reduce the number of incarcerated people?

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When the free vector drawing program Inkscape was first released in late 2003, I realized this software could do some part in helping to reduce the...Read more

Which open source software license should I use?

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I’ve recently been involved in several discussions that are variations on, "Which open source or free software license should I choose for my project...Read more

Making commercial open source software

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I recently blogged about making open source software , and the high level steps for how to think about the process. We started with the need for...Read more