Open Source Movement

June 28, 2017

GitHub wants to get more people involved in the open-source community. The company has announced Open Source Friday, a new initiative designed to …

Open Source Software

Open Source Software: The Infrastructure Impact

• Benefits and challenges of open source products and ecosystems<br>• Managing open source for better uptime and availability<br>• Overcoming the complexity of …

Open Source Software

New Features in Xen Project 4.9 Provide Better Usability in Automotive and Embedded

Xen Project, hosted at The Linux Foundation, today announced the release of Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9. The latest release focuses on advanced …

Open Source Software

Sony's unorthodox take on AI is now open source

When it comes to AI, Sony isn't mentioned in the conversation like Google, Amazon and Apple are. However, let's remember that it was on the forefront of deep learning with products like the Aibo robot dog, and has used it recently in the Echo-like Xperia Agent (above) and Xperia Ear. Sony is …

Artificial Intelligence

Open Source Raspberry Pi Tablet Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new open source Raspberry Pi tablet has this week been launched via Kickstarter called the Diskio Pi, thanks to developer Guillaume Debray based in …

Raspberry Pi

Before Amazon's Echo Show, there was the Chumby

Amazon is all set to begin selling its Echo Show this week: the touchscreen-equipped speaker can play music, function as an intercom, tell you about the weather, look up recipe videos and add items to your grocery list. And while it seems like an obvious addition to the company’s lineup of smart …

Amazon

The Journey to Sharing America’s Code

<b>As the nation’s primary platform for sharing and improving government software, Code.gov can help the government save millions of taxpayer …

Open Source Software

Hacking Open Source Software for Fun and Non-Profit

<i>The original article was posted on fenceposterror.github.io</i><p>«Hacking Open Source Software for Fun and Non-Profit» is the title of blog post by fellow …

Open Source Software

Why Is NumPy Only Now Getting Funded?

Recently we announced that NumPy, a foundational package for scientific computing with Python, had received its first-ever grant funding since the …

Open Source Software

18 open source translation tools to localize your project

Localization plays a central role in the ability to customize an open source project to suit the needs of users around the world. Besides coding, …

Machine Learning

Datasploit - Automated Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Tool

Social media and online communication opened the door for new threats that affect any professional environment. many companies today include with the …

Security

How Linux and makerspaces can strengthen our social fabric

In recent years, we've seen the rise of makerspaces, a new social invention where people with shared interests, especially in STEAM (science, …

Linux

32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked [Updated]

Dump appears to contain components normally only shared with partners.<p>32TB of unreleased, private Windows 10 builds, along with source code for …

Open Source Software

Top 5: Getting started with Python, Ansible to manage PostgreSQL, and more

In this week's Top 5, we highlight machine learning, games, DevOps, and more!Top 5 articles of the week5. Using open source tools to play Dungeons …

Machine Learning

Apple Export Regulations on Cryptography

<i>Bureaucracy and the light at the end of the tunnel</i><p>Apple’s regulations for exporting apps that contain cryptographic code to the App Store could be …

Open Source Software

Google open-sources TensorFlow training tools

Over the past year, Google’s TensorFlow has asserted itself as a popular open source toolkit for deep learning. But training a TensorFlow model can …

Machine Learning

A introduction to creating documents in LaTeX

LaTeX (pronounced <i>lay-tech</i>) is a method of creating documents using plain text, stylized using markup tags, similar to HTML/CSS or Markdown. LaTeX is …

Python Programming

New open-source Python library helps developers create reactive web apps

As interest in the Python programming language increases, a new open-source project wants to help developers start building applications in the …

Open Source Software

3 mistakes to avoid when learning to code in Python

It's never easy to admit when you do things wrong, but making errors is part of any learning process, from learning to walk to learning a new …

Red Hat

How Analytics Has Changed in the Last 10 Years (and How It’s Stayed the Same)

Ten years ago, Jeanne Harris and I published the book <i>Competing on Analytics</i>, and we’ve just finished updating it for publication in September. One major reason for the update is that analytical technology has changed dramatically over the last decade; the sections we wrote on those topics have …

Open Source Software

Survey: Node.js increasingly popular amongst enterprise software developers

More than three-fourths of developers believe one open-source project is the most employable project expertise for the next year: Node.js.<p>According …

Open Source Software

A user's guide to links in the Linux filesystem

In articles I have written about various aspects of Linux filesystems for Opensource.com, including An introduction to Linux's EXT4 filesystem; …

Linux

8 ways to contribute to open source when you have no time

One of the most common reasons people give for not contributing (or not contributing more) to open source is a lack of time. I get it; life is …

Time Management

Wordpress Proves That Open Plan Offices Aren't Necessary

Automattic just shut down their San Francisco office because working-from-home was more productive.<p>Every time I write about the growing scientific evidence against Open Plan offices, I receive comments and tweets explaining why these studies are wrong:<p>"The author has been passed by in life. The …

The Workplace

​Raspberry Pi simulator lets you start tinkering without even owning a Pi

Microsoft is building an online Raspberry Pi simulator that allows users to write code to control hardware.<p>If you want to build your own gadgets …

Raspberry Pi

Tabs, spaces and your salary - how is it really?

A couple of days ago, David Robinson published an article on the Stack Overflow blog with a very provocative title: Developers Who Use Spaces Make …

Open Source Software

WhiteFox Mini Mechanical Keyboard (video)

Most mechanical keyboards are quite large in size and include plenty of function buttons for macros and the like. However if you are looking for …

Gear & Gadgets

Open source desktop bot is aimed at makers young and old

Barcelona-based robotics company Thecorpora has launched an Indiegogo campaign to get the successor to its Q.bo robot from 2012 into the hands of …

Open Source Software

The People and their Protocols

<i>(This was written in a fit of inspiration after I met the IPFS team in the Caribbean. I don’t want to edit it as it captures where my head was at a</i> …

Open Source Software