Do you remember what it was like when you first started out in open source? I recently asked a group of developers to recount what it was like for them and what prompted them to start contributing to open source in the first place. Each has worked professionally as a developer for a range of 3 to... Read more
Robyn is an Operations Advocate for Elasticsearch, an end-to-end search and analytics platform. In this interview, she answers my questions about her role as part community manager, part developer advocate at this acclerating open source company. But, what is it exactly? Bascially, Elasticsearch is... Read more
The story of Open Food Source (OFS), one of the longest running open source food hub software available today.
Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.
Kyle Mestery is an open source cloud computing architect working on the Neutron project on OpenStack, where he serves as PTL (program team lead). Neutron is the networking component of OpenStack, which handles the complex task of connecting machines in a virtual environment. Here what he's working... Read more
Niki Acosta is the Director of Cloud Evangelism at Metacloud, now a part of Cisco. She is one of those technologists who strives to pull together all aspects of the OpenStack community for the betterment of everyone. As an active OpenStack participant, tweeter, and blogger, she has become a... Read more
Being open is part of Mozilla's DNA. It's not just the code, and Mozilla has opened up its design process to its community. In this interview, Art Director Sean Martell discusses why Mozilla went open with the design process and shares the surprising results.
Teradata is essentially a data company. They are leaders in data analytics platforms, applications, and related services. Prior to the All Things Open conference in Raleigh this year, Nitish Tiwari and Opensource.com asked Adrian Pomilio, UI Architect at Teradata, a few questions about the session... Read more
The academic paper is old—older than the steam engine, the pocket watch, the piano, and the light bulb. The first journal, Philosophical Transactions, was published on March 6, 1665. Now that doesn’t mean that the journal article format is obsolete—many inventions much older are still in wide use... Read more
Opensource.com free eBooks are one of the many ways we strive to share open source knowledge and passion for implementing it beyond technology (but there too)—in business, education, government, law, health, and other areas of our lives. Open source in the the cloud, open source hardware and the... Read more