What an outstanding year for open source and the Opensource.com community! We shared more than 800 stories on how the open source way is changing our world and pushing innovation to new limits. While there were a number of hot topics, the most noise seemed to gravitate around OpenStack, open... Read more
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 1 - 5, 2014.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. Week of August 22, 2014.
Top 5 articles from the week on Opensource.com: August 15, 2014.
I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote, but too often that doesn't happen. Open source claims it has a headache. Open content says it's too busy. Really, a headache? Really, too busy?
The popularity of our Education channel on Opensource.com continued to soar in 2013, with our education-related content consistently drawing outstanding page views on the site. In fact, our top two education stories (listed below) were among the top three most-viewed articles on Opensource.com in... Read more
Over the last few years, I've had the opportunity to work with many different organizations attempting to build successful communities inside and outside the open source world. Many of them quickly fall into something I call the tool trap. Meaning, they immediately jump into a conversation about... Read more
Of all of the people talking or writing about the future of business right now, no one has more street cred than Gary Hamel.
Here on the Life channel, we've realized there are a lot of stories about everyday life that are using open source principles—collaboration, participation, sharing, transparency—what we call the open source way. But we can't find them all. And we certainly can't tell them all. That's where you come... Read more
This open thread is an opportunity for you to tell us how you explain what the open source way is, but without mentioning software or technology.