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This event is an opportunity for those firms to come and learn directly from the open source community about how best to participate, contribute to, and use open source. It also provides them an opportunity to meet the people building open source tools and give them feedback on what type of tools would be ...
"We've learned a lot by talking to service members, program offices, and contractors across the DoD excited about participating in the [free and open source software] community," Chivukula, DDS engineer Jordan Kasper, General Counsel Sharon Woods and Chief of Staff Reina Staley told Nextgov in an ...

Only months after debuting the Freedom U540, the world's first linux-compatible processor based on the open-source RISC-V chip architecture, RISC-V chipmaker SiFive has surprised the open-source community again by unveiling a full development board built around the ISA. Called the HiFive ...
A healthy developer community is essential to the success of any open source project. Without a cohort of willing volunteers even the best software will wither and die. This holds true for new ventures and for mature projects alike, and open source software don't come much more mature than PostgreSQL ...
"The OpenStack Foundation Edge Computing Group is asking the open source community to begin exploring these challenges and possibilities. We recognise that there is work to be done to achieve our goals of creating the tools to meet these new requirements. We welcome and encourage the entire ...
An Air Force Research Laboratory-led project in conjunction with NextFlex, America's Flexible Hybrid electronics Institute, has led to the development of a new, flexible Arduino circuit board system that takes advantage of flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing processes. (Photo courtesy of NextFlex).

OSRF is an independent non-profit organisation founded by members of the global robotics community to support the development, distribution, and adoption of open source software for use in robotics research and education. The group oversees the development of the Robot operating system (ROS), ...
Microsoft has been nipping at the top open source contributor position for years, but a new analysis by Adobe developer Fil Maj puts Microsoft into a whole other universe of ... Maj, unlike Hoffa, analyzed profile information (specifically, the company field) for GitHub's 2-million-strong developer community.
When a teenaged Nikki Stevens built her first website, she did not foresee the barriers she would encounter in pursuit of her newfound passion. Now a doctoral candidate with Arizona State University's school for the Future of Innovation in Society, she has founded two organizations, works a lucrative ...
Peters insists that the open source community has changed not only how software is developed but how companies collaborate. Pointing to the number of times she has read about things in science fiction books and then gone on to using them in everyday life, she says that even when new solutions are not ...
Yet, the developers contributing code to the open source community are far from diverse. For instance, in a random survey of around 5,500 respondents from over 3,800 open source projects on software development platform GitHub last year, it was found that women formed a mere 3% of the community.
The introduction of the term "open source software" was a deliberate effort to make this field of endeavor more understandable to newcomers and to business, which was viewed as necessary to its spread to a broader community of users. The problem with the main earlier label, "free software," was not its ...
From the beginning of time, there were information hoarder / controllers and disseminators / distributors. Information science tells us that 99% of information is public and only a tiny portion is significantly restricted. The explosion and spread of technologies from the 19th century onwards have favored ...
"These organizations, which represent a huge swath of industries from around the globe, are contributing significantly to the growing open source community. We are proud to have their support across so many linux Foundation projects." In addition to joining the Foundation, many of these new members ...
OpenX announced this month that it is one of the first advertising exchanges in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), four months before the deadline. OpenX is also making available a GDPR-ready data processing agreement (DPA) drafted in consultation with leading ...
The organization is also inviting members of the open source community to share their stories. They're looking for personal anecdotes that "highlight the significant accomplishments and contributions that have made open source software a valued asset and community for your organization." Some are ...
"The linux Foundation welcomes the dNOS project to the open source community," said Arpit Joshipura, general manager of Networking, The Linux Foundation. "The dNOS project will help create a network operating system community that will benefit existing Linux Foundation projects like FRRouting and ...

Automated software container security company Twistlock claims to be passionate about open source contributions. Company CTO John Morello points out that all too few firms actually contribute with 'code commits' despite many claiming to be open source advocates, or openly stating their use of open ...
But state and local government can't go it alone when it comes to open source. Instead, agencies must find the right partners to move forward with. Leaders present in the discussion encouraged finding partners who were regular contributors to the open source community, and not just ones who use the ...
Being fully open source means a lot of things. It is modifiable, open to scrutiny and audit, and unemcumbered by patents and other ugly legal hindrances to a vibrant community-developed platform. That means anyone and everyone can potential help make Mycroft AI better. Most importantly, Mycroft doesn't ...
The linux Foundation, said to host nine of the top 10 open source networking projects, is seeking to foster collaboration among those disparate offerings with a ... "What we can expect to see under this shared governance model is increased community collaboration focused on building a shared technical ...
Developed by Seattle's Bassam Tabbara while he was CTO of Quantum Systems, Rook is an open-source project that allows Kubernetes users to enjoy the benefits of having storage more closely connected to their clusters. It's the latest move by the CNCF community to make Kubernetes -- the popular ...
open-source community leaders have slammed the 'absolute sh*t show' of an embargo process that left many key constituencies just days to develop complex software patches. Fake Meltdown-Spectre patch emails hiding Smoke Loader malware. Cybercriminals are attempting to profit from confusion ...
On a positive note, startups too have given back to the open source community by opening up some of their core products. ... viral Shah: There are a lot of ways that one can make money from open source software -- offering training, targeted ads, customisation for certain additional functionalities and ...
Mycroft needs and deserves community backing. Whether you're pledging toward a new Mark II unit, contributing to the project, creating new Skills (which we'll be covering soon), or even reporting bugs, all help is welcome and the Mycroft team has immense appreciation and respect for the community ...
Siemens PLM Software and Launch Forth are partnering to empower and educate the future workforce by offering free professional CAD software to a co-creation community of 185,000 innovators that are focused on product development, idea generation, and creating solutions for challenges both big and ...
We don't know who's going so fast on their bike that they need to measure air speed, but of course the hacker community never ceases to amaze us. Even if you don't have a jet fighter that could benefit from a high performance ADC such as Asgard, you have to be impressed by the incredible work the team ...
Now, the company wants to go one step further and create an ecosystem of open-source services that respect your privacy. When I met with Cozy ... The startup is partnering with Linxo for those connectors, but the open-source community will be able to build more connectors. With those fundamental bricks, ...
Open/R, which leverages existing open source codebases for a number of core functions, is an extensible network routing platform that removes some of the ... "By releasing the modern, easily extensible, and well-tested Open/R platform, we intend to push the state-of-the-art in the networking community.".
"I am confident that the linux Foundation Networking Project will serve as a huge source of innovation for next generation networks, including 5G. As a member of the project, Samsung will work with the open source community to ensure that new carrier-grade solutions based on new technologies such as ...
Rotary encoder specialist POSITAL has expanded its interface offerings for its magnetic Kit Encoders, launched with great success last year, with support for the non-proprietary open-source BiSS Line communication protocol. This enables the practical implementation of single-cable technology, which is ...
"We are building a strong community of ecosystem partners all committed to operational excellence and collaboration that will ultimately enable faster integration and upstreaming across open source and open standards. I look forward to working closely with Samsung and the rest of the community in this ...
Tigera decided to go with an "open core" model that combines open source with the company's closed-source tools as it's building out its business. "We are deeply passionate about open source and believe the fastest way to drive innovation and adoption is through the open source community, Wright tells ...
Diversity is really what makes a healthy open source community thrive. Diversity makes us stronger as we invite people with different backgrounds and experience to solve problems collaboratively. That's not always easy. People have egos and sometimes disagree. That's why we have a code of conduct in ...
Making headway on its Network 3.0 transformation initiative, Bell Canada announced it has successfully implemented the first network automation use case in production using the linux Foundation's Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP). ONAP is an open source community that centers on the ...
Cakewallet is a new iOS Wallet for monero which is trying to make this privacy-centered digital currency more user-friendly. However, the Monero community were reluctant to embrace it, as the wallet was not intially open source, with enthusiasts pointing out this should be the minimum requirement.
As part of that project Todd and his collaborators built an online community -- The Synaptic Leap -- to "connect and enable open source biomedical research" and produced a public online lab notebook. (The approach developed to improving praziquantel during the project has drawn interest from the ...
Senior PostgreSQL Community Members from EnterpriseDB to Present at FOSDEM PGDay 2018 ... EDB participates in dozens of open source PostgreSQL events each year as a key supporter of the PostgreSQL project, and works to raise awareness of the open source project around the world.
AHMEDABAD, India - January 23, 2018 - design'N'Buy has announced the launch of its flagship product - the AIOD on Magento open source Version 2.2. ... It not only gives advantages of the latest community platform but also focuses on giving better user experience for product personalization with a fully ...
The linux Foundation, home to nine of the 10 largest open-source networking projects, has decided enough is enough. ... Under the LFN, each project will continue to operate under their existing meritocratic charters, maintain their technical independence, community affinities, release roadmaps, and web ...
Whilst the creation of these projects and the availability of binaries via Eclipse signals a step on the path, the whole point of an open source project is that the ... Rahman to write an open letter about the issue on the Java EE Guardians website which has prompted debate on the ee4j community mailing list.
Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO at SUSE, outlines key trends and emerging opportunities in open source and enterprise IT for 2018. ... Both this year and in future, the industry must continue to make the most of the open source community and use the resources and expertise available instead of taking a 'DIY' ...
The software has been contributed to the open source ONAP community to help others embrace ONAP. As more parts of the company look to adopt ONAP for their own functions, the development of the OOM feature enables Bell Canada to allow these groups to independently develop applications that are ...
In a conversation on's Unprecedented podcast, silicon Valley attorney and former programmer Heather Meeker of O'Melveny & Myers explains recent trends in open source license enforcement. She also talks about why dealing with sexual harassment in the open source community is legally ...
Chironjit Das, Devery's Community and finance Lead is a certified accountant with experience in various industries, experience working for one of the largest retailers in the world. Blaise Kuong, a former software engineer at NASA/JPL is Devery's software engineer working alongside Charlies Liu whose ...
The Apache Software Foundation has been supporting open source for nearly twenty years. But what's it all about? ... For this special issue, "All Eyes On Open Source", it's important to recognize not just Apache's diverse projects and communities, but also the entity behind their success. Gone are the days ...
Christmas may have come a few days early this past December for security advocates with the introduction of the Haven app, bringing with it a fair amount of .... Even as I consider myself to be an advocate of the power of the open source ecosystem, the fact that so many in the security and cyber community ...
Its dominance is particularly apparent in the cloud/server, mobile and IoT computing categories, where linux and other open source software are heavily ... Now, the open source community has taken the same principles of code building block collaboration and pushed it throughout the computing stack.
We can manage our curbs better, remove parked and idling cars, and instead plant more trees and share fresh air with more in our community." In addition to connecting cars and drivers to services, Ford wants to connect cities to the cars. "Think of something as simple as pollution," Madra said to The Verge ...
"We're developing a style of teaching that reflects the way people work, in industry and in the open source community," says Dr. Garth wells, Hibbit Reader in Solid mechanics in the Department of engineering at the University of Cambridge. "And that's very much a collaborative approach supported by ...


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