Open Source Movement

Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups

According to the United Nations, the number of people affected by a humanitarian crisis has doubled in the past decade. With it, so has the need for …

Open Labs leads 48-hour hackathon for good

The local hackerspace in Tirana, Albania might be small, but they make up for size in spirit. During the weekend of March 18-19, 2017, the Open Labs …

Hackathons

Two open source secure email services

As much we all complain about email, for most of us, email is still our primary conduit for online communication. That said, numerous hacks and …

Security

AC-3 support in Fedora - legal - Fedora Mailing

As Neal Gompa pointed out yesterday, the last standards essential patent for AC-3 support expired: https://ac3freedomday.org/ Accordingly, AC-3 is …

Linux

5 big ways AI is rapidly invading our lives

Open source projects are helping drive artificial intelligence advancements, and we can expect to hear much more about how AI impacts our lives as …

Artificial Intelligence

Open source hardware, IoT motorcycle kit you assemble in a weekend

Fictiv is a rapid prototyping company that can take concepts or finished designs and farm them out to a network of CNC and 3D printing companies to …

3D Printing

The Biggest Difference Between Coding Today and When I Started in the 80’s

I’m a lot older.<p>But seriously, the biggest skill back then was invention, creativity, imagination, whatever you would like to call it; unlike today …

Programming

Here's Google's open secret to cloud competition

Google is getting real (and real smart) about open source as a strategic weapon in the cloud, which could give it an edge against Amazon Web Services.<p>…

Machine Learning

10 BEST OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN 2017

When we talk about open source software, we are talking about software program which has been created with the idea of being shared. Open source …

Open Source Software

How to secure your Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi and many other inexpensive computer boards like it have become part of the "Internet of Things" or IoT revolution. …

Raspberry Pi

Want your project to succeed? Then make sure other people can also profit from your ideas.

Most of us are aware of the benefits commercial openness has brought to the world.<p>25% of the websites use WordPress, 79% of servers run on Linux, and …

Arduino

IBM unveils Blockchain as a Service based on open source Hyperledger Fabric technology

IBM unveiled its “Blockchain as a Service” today, which is based on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, version 1.0 from The Linux Foundation.<p>IBM Blockchain is a public cloud service that customers can use to build secure blockchain networks. The company introduced the idea last year, but this is …

IBM

LinkedIn donates Flashback mocking tool to open source

LinkedIn today has contributed Flashback, its internal Internet mocking tool, to open source. Flashback is a proxy server that enables users to …

Open Source Software

Google Guetzli is an open source JPEG encoder that creates 35% smaller files

Google has announced the open source release of Guetzli, a new JPEG encoder able to reduce a JPEG's file size by up to 35%, without any significant …

Google

Why do you use Linux and open source software?

As I mentioned when The Queue launched, although typically I will answer questions from readers, sometimes I'll switch that around and ask readers a …

Open Source Software

100+ FREE Resources to Learn Full Stack Web Development

A year and a half ago I dove into Web Development. It’s been a fun, but challenging journey. As my knowledge continues to grow, I’ve realized I have …

Open Source Software

Democratic Making

Manifesting Inclusive Growth and Radical Contribution<p>There is a cool new story in town: the ‘maker revolution’. Driven by rapidly shifting …

Innovation

An introduction to GRUB2 configuration for your Linux machine

When researching my article from last month, <i>An introduction to the Linux boot and startup process</i>, I became interested in learning more about GRUB2. …

Linux

Python tricks for artists: How to add interactivity to any Python script

Catch up on the series, Python tricks for artists:<p>Scripts are a great way to automate the tedious parts of your creative work and allow you to focus …

Python Programming

Impossible People goes open source

We always knew we wanted to make our community platform open source. Making the code available for free for people to use and contribute to seemed a …

Open Source Software

6 Operational Challenges to Using Open Source Software

In today's rapidly evolving markets, companies that consistently innovate, most quickly and at the least cost, will win. And, as you’ve seen in our …

Open Source Software

A dissection of Google Cloud Next 17 — What’s Next?

A dissection of Google Cloud Next 17 — What’s Next?<p>tl;dr; What are you waiting for? Get on the plane or be left behind in dust.<p>Let’s start from the …

Open Source Software

Security in the Age of Open Source

Dramatic changes in the use of open source software over the past decade demands major changes in security testing regimens today. Here's what you …

Open Source Software

How to write SD cards for the Raspberry Pi

Writing SD cards for the Raspberry Pi is something that every member of the Pi community has attempted. Some are old hats and tackle the task with …

Raspberry Pi

How to build an IoT project with Mongoose OS

IoT (Internet of Things) is about connecting physical objects ("things") to the Internet. Technically, this is done by attaching a computer to a …

Arduino

Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or Foes?

Are open source software and the cloud good for each other?<p>At first glance, the question seems a little silly. After all, cloud computing and open …

Open Source Software

The physical computing capabilities of the Raspberry Pi

While the Raspberry Pi is an excellent and affordable mini Linux computer with a stylish and functional desktop user interface, it has plenty of …

Raspberry Pi

Happy IDEs of March: Which code editor do you prefer?

Welcome to the Ides of March, or as we'd like to call it, the IDEs of March. To celebrate, we're asking our readers to let us know which code editing …

Text Editors

Discover the power of Bash on Windows

Microsoft Windows may be the dominant player on the desktop, but the rapidly increasing open source software market—especially for admin and dev …

Open Source Software

Preact: Shattering the Perception that Open Source Must be Free

<i>I interviewed</i> <i>Preact</i> <i>author Jason Miller about money in open source, maintainer burnout, and growing a democratic community.</i><p>Q. Shouldn’t open source be …

Open Source Software