Open Source Movement

The 10 Best Ways To Save Money

Leaders of small and large companies alike can struggle with saving money. With rising costs starting to strangle small businesses, it’s more important than ever to tighten your belt and pay close attention to what’s flowing in and out of your bank account.<p>Without a team of pricey accountants and …

Open Source Software

Help Wanted: Open Source Oscilloscope on Rigol Hardware

We’ve often heard (and said) if you can’t hack it, you don’t own it. We noticed that [tmbinc] has issued a call for help on his latest project: …

Open Source Software

Eclipse Foundation offers IoT testbeds

To build a complete Internet of Things solution, one would need hardware, different types of software, cloud infrastructure and an ecosystem of …

Open Source Software

Companies join Linux Foundation to build open IoT edge framework

The Linux Foundation this week announced the launch of EdgeX Foundry at Hanover Messe, an open source project to build a common open framework for IoT edge computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components that unifies the marketplace and accelerates enterprise and Industrial IoT. The …

Internet of Things

How to get started learning to program

There's a lot of buzz lately about learning to program. Not only is there a shortage of people compared with the open and pending positions in …

Programming

Open-Source Deep Learning Frameworks and Visual Analytics

Deep Learning has been getting more and more traction. It focuses on one section of Machine Learning: Artificial Neural Networks. This article …

Machine Learning

The Linux Foundation and FSFE introduces new OSS resources

The open-source landscape can be tricky to navigate with the different projects, licenses, and compliance requirements. The Linux Foundation and Free …

Open Source Software

Innovation/Open Source Experiments

Mozilla has a new “open source experiments” program. Here’s what we’re up to and how you can participate.<p>What is this?<p>For those outside Mozilla, it …

Software

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.<p>Everyday …

Open Source Software

An Introduction to Presto

In today’s blog, I will be introducing you to a new open-source distributed SQL query engine, Presto. It is designed for running SQL queries over Big …

Big Data

Book review: Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow

What is the one thing in common among Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana, Apple Siri, or Facebook Messaging M? All of these personal …

Machine Learning

Etcher: Best Open Source Cross Platform Tool To Create Bootable Disks.

<i>CuriousBytes:</i> Most <i>of the Linux users are familiar with dual booting and aware of creating bootable disks to try out various distros. Etcher is a</i> …

Linux

How I became a webcomic artist in less than a month with open source tools

If you are reading this, you probably care about, or are at least mildly interested in, open source. Like you, I care about and am interested in open …

Linux

How Operation Code helps veterans learn programming skills

After leaving the military, Army Captain David Molina knew he wanted to go into software development. As Molina did research on the field, he found …

Software Development

Uber offers its data visualisation tech to open source community

Uber has taken a significant step towards the open source world by releasing the code of its latest data visualisation framework Deck.gl 4.0. The …

Software

Hacker-Farmers Break Connected Tractors' DRM, and Deere's Business Model | Lux Spotlight

Smart, connected tractors from manufacturers like John Deere were intended to help bring about precision agriculture (see the report “Big Data in …

Agriculture

Best Practices for Securing Open Source Code

Attackers see open source components as an obvious target because there's so much information on how to exploit them. These best practices will help …

Cybersecurity

Facebook open source at F8 2017

Today marks the first day of F8 2017, where more than 4,000 people gathered in San Jose to learn about Facebook's latest technologies and tools for …

JavaScript

From Alibaba to Apache: RocketMQ’s Past, Present, and Future

Key Takeaways<p>From Alibaba to Apache, RocketMQ has evolved through three generations.<br>• RocketMQ, as a high throughput, high reliability, and low latency …

Distributed Systems

Cloud as a check and balance for on-premises systems

A chat with open source pioneers about disruption and the value of on-premises computing.<p>Is open source technology a disruptive innovation force in …

Open Source Software

Flying The First Open Source Satellite

The Libre Space Foundation is an organization dedicated to the development of libre space hardware. It was born from the SatNOGS project — the …

NASA

Facebook Unveils Two New Volumetric Video ‘Surround360’ Cameras, Coming Later this Year

Facebook today announced two new additions to the Surround360 hardware initiative that are poised to make 360 video more immersive. Unveiled at the …

Virtual Reality

3 Emacs extensions for getting organized

In the colophon to his book, <i>Just a Geek</i>, actor and writer Wil Wheaton wrote that he wanted to use Emacs to write the book but "couldn't find the text …

Linux

Baidu Will Release a Free Operating System for Self-Driving Cars

Baidu is releasing much of the technology behind its self-driving car, a move that it hopes will fast-track the technology’s progress while cementing …

Driverless Cars

Majority of open source has security flaws

Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

Open Source Software

Vitrivr is an open source engine that lets you search for videos with a sketch

The technology is currently in development, and freely available on GitHub.<p>In a time where we carry GB’s worth of photos and videos on our …

Google

Korean researchers develop open source 3D bioprinter

Researchers from Seoul National University of Science and Technology in Korea have published the schematics for an open source 3D bioprinter.<p>The …

3D Printing

Talking fiber, drones and open-source hardware with Facebook’s Yael Maguire

Facebook has been putting a lot of resources into improving internet connectivity in rural areas. At first, that may seem like a distraction for the social networking giant, but Facebook takes its mission to connect people pretty literally. And to do so, it’s taking a building-block approach that …

Facebook

The best minds in open source gather at OpenStack Summit Boston

In my keynote address a year ago at the OpenStack Summit Austin, I offered the OpenStack community an ultimatum. First, I described how our world was …

OpenStack

Facebook open sources Caffe2, its flexible deep learning framework of choice

Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2. The deep learning framework follows in the steps of the original Caffe, a project started at the University of California, Berkeley. Caffe2 offers developers greater flexibility for building high-performance products that deploy efficiently.<p>This isn’t the first …

Open Source Software