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Google Publishes Its ‘Physical Web’ Standard for the IoT

Google has unveiled the code for its open source Physical Web standard, an attempt to provide an easier way to communicate with public connected devices like vending machines, posters and bus stops.<p>The Internet of Things is making objects around us smarter, but we don’t have a standard way of …

Replace Microsoft Small Business Server with this open-source solution

If your small business is looking for a drop-in replacement for Windows Small Business Server, Jack Wallen might just have the perfect solution.<p>If …

SAM Is A Wireless Electronics Kit That Wants To Make Coding Connected Objects Super Simple

Meet SAM, a wireless electronics kit that’s aiming to make it easier for kids or indeed anyone with an idea for a connected project to get building — using a series of Bluetooth connected pieces and a drag and drop software interface for linking the hardware together.<p>And also easier to integrate …

Visualizing nanotechnology in 3D with open source software

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology.<p>Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor …

Jazz is the music of open source

There is a small place in New York city, appropriately called Smalls Jazz Club, where musicians of all ages gather every evening to play the music …

The Man on a Quest to Open-Source Cancer Research

Isaac Yonemoto is a chemist, but he's been writing software code since he was a kid. He calls himself a "semi-recreational" programmer, and now, he's …

Open Source Software & the Power of Free

Open Source Software, due to its accessibility, is a wonderful tool for folks who want to get into technology & the field of STEM. In this talk, I go over what Open Source is, who's using it, how it ignited the MOOC & OpenCourseWare movement & how you can get started & jump right in for FREE! I …

Big data startup Continuuity becomes Cask and is now completely open source

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Albert Chau<p>Continuuity, the big data PaaS startup that’s been busy open sourcing various pieces of technology over the …

Harvard Makes Soft Robotics Open-Source

The Soft Robotics Toolkit offers the technology to anyone with interest and an idea.<p>Thanks in no small part to the advent of supercheap Arduino microcontrollers and their even cheaper off-brand kin, making robots has become populist in a way that would have baffled engineers just a couple of …

New from Adobe Type: Open-sourced font development tools

Adobe has established a strong relationship with the open source community over the years, and the shape of it today is as robust as ever. We’ve …

Open Source for iOS: Inkpad and Brushes

Well, this is a pretty sweet gift to the iOS world: Steve Sprang has open sourced full fledged drawing and painting apps!<p>Inkpad is a vector …

Michigan Tech scientists build a $1,500 DIY metal 3D printer

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>More and more, it’s clear that 3D printers aren’t just for printing plastic. A team at Michigan …

Free and Open-Source Textbooks

Here is a (partial) list of free and/or open-source textbooks. If you find one of these more helpful than another, please let me know. Also, take a …

OpenEmu

OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation. One console at a time...<p>For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends …

Wireless microcontroller for web-enabled DIY projects.

Microcontroller

Read 700 Free eBooks Made Available by the University of California Press

The University of California Press e-books collection holds books published by UCP (and a select few printed by other academic presses) between …

Podcast: Meet Skynet, an open source IM platform for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Chris Matthieu<p>Chris Matthieu, the creator of Skynet, a communications platform for the internet of things hopes his …

Node-RED

Browser-based flow editing<p>Node-RED provides a browser-based flow editor that makes it easy to wire together flows using the wide range of nodes in …

JavaScript

Best Open Source Applications For Every Task You Imagine

If you’re thinking to purchase open source applications software with a mainly of high cost tag, you may wish to compare that to one amongst the open …

Cryptocat

• <i>Open source.</i> All Cryptocat software is published transparently.• <i><br>Encrypted by default.</i> Every message is encrypted, always.• <i><br>Forward secure.</i> Chats are …

Encryption

Open Source Release: LiquidFun 1.0

Last December we announced the initial release of LiquidFun, a C++ library that adds particle physics, including realistic fluid dynamics, to the …

First Open Source Le Mans Race Car Project Underway

If you’ve ever wanted to contribute to a Le Mans race team, but aren’t quite sure how, then Formula 1 engineer and sports car designer Nicolas Perrin may have your answer. Perrin is behind the first open source project, dubbed myTeam, to build a Le Mans racer with a goal to compete in the 2015 race.<p>…

Open Enigma Project: Build your own encryption machine

S&T Geotronics wants to give collectors and cryptographers a chance to re-create a piece of encryption history with a special kit for building an open-source Enigma machine.<p>Enigma machines have captivated everyone from legendary code breaker Alan Turing and the dedicated cryptographers from …

Electrical Engineering

NASA releases more than 1,000 computer codes in bid to spark innovation

In an effort to spur innovation inside and outside the space industry, NASA is releasing more than 1,000 of its computer codes to the public Thursday through a new open-access software catalog.<p>As far as inventions go, the space agency is perhaps most famous for its hardware — its rockets, …

Open Source Carpooling Platform

Share itineraries<p>You travel by car daily or occasionally? Share your itinerary and give the chance to other people interested in the same type of …

OpenWorm: A Digital Organism In Your Browser

<b>UPDATE #5</b>: Why is a simulation of a worm so important?<p>Italiano Español Pусский Português Deutsch<p>Facebook | Twitter | G+ | Blog | Mailing List | …

OpenFarm

Growing Guides show you how to care for your Crop during all of its Life Stages. Each Guide is based on specific environmental conditions and growing …

How-To's

What is Open Source explained in LEGO