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Wouldn't it be great if you asked an open source question at a library reference desk and was met...
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Open source is often the heart of many civic technology solutions because using open source...
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When people are experiencing hardship in their lives, Phil Shapiro tries to lessen their burden...
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How to build a Linux laptop to help an immigrant family learn English.
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OSCON speaker Ian Varley talks about the nuances and effects of open source culture.
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Google's Carol Smith, who runs Google's Summer of Code, will be presenting at this year's All...
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The union movement, civil rights movement, women's movement, and other populist movements were...
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Wisely used, Twitter can be an outstanding tool for getting the word out about open source...
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Installing Linux and programs on surplus computers for those in need.
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In this article, I'll share some ideas for how schools, libraries, and makerspaces can similarly...