Tagged : open source

19 Feb

The Future with Open-Source Hardware

by Sami El-Kady

Since 90s, the term “open source” has been used to describe free software whose source code is made available to the public, in a way or another. The term was first proposed by a group of the free software movement who were critical of the political agenda and moral philosophy implied in the term “free […]

28 Jul

Are We Alone? (And How Open Source Can Help find Out)

by Brian Wesolowski

I have no clue if we are alone, but I think it’s very cool that there is an organization dedicated to finding out – and they are seeking the help of the open source community and citizen scientists in their attempts to discover alien life. Dr. Jill Tarter, Director for SETI Research at the SETI […]

06 May

Google Apps for Education

by Brian Wesolowski

There was a big splash in the international media last week when Oregon became the first state in the US to announce plans to use Google Apps for Education statewide. There are approximately 400,000 students in Oregon’s education system (more than double the number in Qatar) and the estimated cost-savings by adopting Google Apps is […]