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Elon Musk, the SpaceX CEO and founder, announces a design competition for his revolutionary open source Hyperloop transportation concept. It will take place in 2016.
0 comments Posted 24 Jul 2015 by John E. Cosgrove (Red Hat) Feed
Open source on the seven seas
Open source navigation tool OpenCPN is changing boating for weekend warriors and serious seafarers alike.
0 comments Posted 23 Jul 2015 by Mauro Calvi Feed
Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.
1 comment Posted 22 Jul 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
Three US Air Force Research Laboratory interns are exploring how open source-powered virtual reality can help students and researchers collaborate.
0 comments Posted 21 Jul 2015 by Lauren Egts Feed
Open hardware words in neon
Lauren Egts is high school student who participates in FIRST program (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) called FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition). FRC challenges teams to build a robot in six weeks that can compete in a competition. Lauren tells us about this year's... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Apr 2015 by Lauren Egts Feed
Charlie Reisinger from the Penn Manor School District talked to us next about open source at his school. This talk was an expanded version of his lightning talk from the previous night.
3 comments Posted 7 Nov 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
The R programming language is used for data visualization and expermiental analysis for the likes of Facebook and has a rapidly growing user base of more than two million. What began in 1995 as an open source academic research tool has evolved for use among commercial and industrial businesses... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Fedora Scientific is a Linux distribution specifically designed for enabling open science. It is a Fedora spin targeted at users whose work involves scientific and numerical computing. Perhaps like other Fedora spins, it was conceived out of a simple need: the need to avoid constantly installing... Read more
3 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Amit Saha (Red Hat) Feed
The Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA) project is an index of linked open data citations and ontological connections that cross-tabulate the following:
0 comments Posted 13 Jun 2014 by Kelsey Noack Myers Feed
Release early, release often in scientific research
Why don't academics discuss research before starting the work? In a recent blog post, Jack Kelly asked this simple question, and it is a striking one for those of us who are familiar with collaborating at high levels as part of an open source community. One of the pillars of the open source way is... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Dec 2013 by Luis Ibanez Feed

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