Wikipedia

The impact of open source on business and social good

open nature of business
I vividly remember the time when my early opinions about open source software were built around questions that made natural (and perfect) sense to me...Read more

Did the SOPA blackout work? (And was it really a blackout?)

Did the SOPA blackout work? (And was it really a blackout?)
Yesterday I posted screenshots of 127 websites that “blacked out” to protest the SOPA and PIPA legislation before the US Congress. Another site I...Read more

The importance of Wikipedia

The importance of Wikipedia
Mirror mirror on the wall, what's the most important open source project of them all?Read more

Webcast replay: Clay Shirky on open source and the cognitive surplus

Webcast replay: Clay Shirky on open source and the cognitive surplus
Micheal Tiemann, Vice President of Open Source Affairs at Red Hat, moderated our October 2011 Open Your World Forum webcast with Clay Shirky ...Read more

Webcast recap: Clay Shirky on open source and the cognitive surplus

Webcast recap
Today Clay Shirky joined us for a webcast on how open source takes advantage of the "cognitive surplus"—the way we use our free time more...Read more

Opening the field of neurobiological research

What does it take to find a cure for Alzheimer’s? Can we spare returning soldiers from post-traumatic stress disorder? The moon shot is on...Read more

SXSWi: The open agenda

SXSW Interactive gets started this week, and there are a lot of sessions on the agenda with topics related to the open source way. Music...Read more

This one goes out to the fence painters

I’m always looking for interesting new communities to highlight here on opensource.com. Over the past year, I’ve covered everything from Wikipedia to...Read more