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Even if you don't live and breathe open source, I highly recommend you attend at least one conference that fits your schedule and travel budget. The technical know-how you gain can make your life easier, and it's helpful to know what's on the horizon. Sometimes, a single how-to presentation can save you ...
Apple had a number of massive hits in the early 80s as the personal computer revolution was picking up steam. However, the Apple Lisa was not one of them. This computer was an undeniable flop, but it's an important part of technology history. It was one of the first systems to run a graphical user interface ...

Is your organization looking to build out an open source program or are you already managing one? If so, you're probably already considering the kinds of tools and guidance that can make your program a holistic success. That is why, in this article series, we have been covering tools for managing open ...
A range of open-source operating-system solutions are available for those confined to scaled-down dimensions--homing in on the best option does require some research, though. linux has become the de facto open-source operating system (OS), although there are niche alternatives like flavors of BSD ...
As financial institutions experiment with new technologies, more are expected to adopt open-source software in place of commercial applications. Some may even explore open-source development themselves, as it offers access to a wider pool of developers who can not only work out bugs at no charge ...
Red Hat partners with universities to prepare open source skilled workforce Red Hat, the linux firm which makes open source products for enterprises has partenered with more than 100 colleges and universities in the last one year with the aim to train students in open source skills and certify them in ...

One of the key functions of the blockchain is the ability to mark data permanently. This immutability has primarily been used to record currency transactional data, but this ability can theoretically be extended to permanently record other secondary information. It is this ability that holds promise for the ...
open source software is very attractive because you can see what you're getting yourself into and take an active role making suggestions or committing code to help it achieve the desired result. Like any enterprise developer, I want to know if it will solve the problem I am facing - I am not here to evangelize ...
darktable Brings Its Free, open source Lightroom Alternative to Windows. Dec 27, 2017 ... If you're looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there's some good news: the free and open source software darktable is now finally available for Windows users.
Next year, the Computer History Museum plans to release the Apple Lisa operating system for free, as open source. Apple Lisa was a famous Apple flop, selling only 10,000 units on a $150 million R&D investment. Former Apple CEO John Sculley forced jobs out of the Lisa project, leading to a conflict ...
open source has taken the world by storm. businesses from across industries are embracing it. Earlier open source was just a tiny revolutionary idea that was not given any hope, but it has now become not just mainstream but possibly the only stream. The world has realized its importance and benefits over ...
Increasingly, as open source programs become more pervasive at organizations of all sizes, tech and DevOps workers are choosing to or being asked to launch their own open source projects. From Google to Netflix to facebook, companies are also releasing their open source creations to the community.
Researchers from Zscaler's ThreatLabZ division on Friday released an analysis report on two relatively new open-source ransomware programs, Bugware and Vortex, after tracking recent spam campaigns pushing the strains. In addition to leveraging open-source code, both cryptors are also compiled in ...
Michael Shalyt, CEO of the critical infrastructure security startup Aperio Systems, says that he is skeptical of whether the companies will want to turn to more efficient methods of development like adopting open source in the near future. "We probably won't see a full blown project for handling end-to-end ...
Implemented with TensorFlow, an open source machine learning tool released by Google, the mozilla model uses the "deep learning" multilayer neural network approach that's been successful at a wide range of artificial intelligence tasks, and is based on a 2014 research paper from scientists at Baidu, the ...
open source software usually starts with an ingenious developer working out their garage or basement and they create something very functional and useful. Eventually multiple developers with spare time on their hands get involved. The software evolves but it doesn't really follow a traceable design cycle ...
Ah, 2017, it was a good year for linux--one that continued the solidification of the open source platform on so many levels. From the consumer mobile space to supercomputers, Linux dominated certain sectors in a way no other platform could. Let's take a look at some of the highlights from the year--both ...

As part of that collaboration, AWS made its open source Python package, ONNX-MxNet, available as a deep learning framework that offers ...
Google released an open source project called container-diff which can be used to analyze differences between Docker images. It supports ...
N iavaran cultural Center in north Tehran will host two concerts by 'open source Trio' a famous trio of international musicians November 30 ...
Retro, handheld game consoles are all the rage these days, primarily due to affordable hacker boards and linux-based operating systems that ...
Video: Sonar - Microsoft's new open-source tool to help web developers secure their sites. This week GitHub launched a new service to help ...
Back in 2003 the council decided to to switch to a linux-based desktop, which came to be known as LiMux, and other open-source software, ...
The 2 Best Ways to Build a Business Around open source Software ... First, open source isn't a business model; it is a go-to-market strategy.
What is open source? How does open source benefit users? And how do we support open source initiatives? In this article, Kayla Matthews ...
Zachary DuPont wrote a letter to his hero Linus Torvalds back in 2014. Here, they catch up on stage at open source Summit NA 2017.
"open source" is the industry term for using publicly accessible code, published for all to see and read. It's contrasted with "closed source" or ...
It's not hidden that apart from working to make its existing product better and bring a reliable transportation service to the users, Uber is also ...
Louis On Aug. 25, 1991 a 21-year-old Finnish student at the University of Helsinki began his post with "Hello everybody out there using minix ...
The Acumos Project will be an open-source effort hosted by the linux Foundation, as an initiative that aims to make AI easier to integrate and ...
Looking to improve your ML skills? Why not take a look at some of the most popular open source machine learning projects on GitHub? We're ...
The linux Foundation added to its collection of enterprise guides for the development and use of open source software with three new offerings ...
open source technologies like linux have helped innumerable tech start-ups to flourish and one company that can take credit for providing ...
While it is indisputable that containers are one of the hottest tickets in open source technology, (with 451 Research projecting more than 250% ...
The OSET Institute's answer is ElectOS, an open source election operating system for public voting infrastructure. It increases integrity in ...
One of the most powerful--yet most difficult--things in open source is community. "Where a robust community exists," declared Red Hat CEO ...
Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, said on Monday the open source community hasn't historically been good at ...
In the past decade, adoption of open source software at the enterprise level has flourished, as more businesses discover the considerable ...
Olympus is reviving the EyeTrek brand it used at the turn of the century to sell a series of head-mounted displays that were as ahead of their ...
OpenStack, the massive open source project that provides large businesses with the software tools to run their data center infrastructure, is now ...
Some open-source projects are well known, such as the linux operating system or Google's artificial-intelligence framework TensorFlow.
Big technology companies want to make it easier to use artificial intelligence to attack real-world problems. In recent years, companies ...
When properly supported, open source software can spark innovation, accelerate social good, and ultimately help change the world.
October 23, 2017 - open source software is gaining popularity in healthcare as organizations use it to quickly adopt new technology that further ...
nuclio, a new open source serverless platform, intends on bringing all the ease and abstraction of a serverless platform without the ...
Possibly the largest single factor currently holding cryptocurrencies back from mass adoption is their difficulty of use for the average person.
PC-MOS/386 was first announced by The Software Link in 1986 and was released in early 1987. It was capable of working on any x86 ...
As the Computer Weekly open source Insider blog approaches it's 1000 post since first starting in June 2010, we feature a number of ...
This new, free online guide from The linux Foundation -- Recruiting open source Developers -- can help you recruit developers or build ...
How open source Apache's 'survival of the fittest' ethos breeds better software. The Apache Software Foundation operates on the soundest ...


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The Free Software Directory is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The project was started in September of 1999, and UNESCO joined our effort in April of 2003. We catalog useful free software that runs under free operating systems particularly the GNU operating system and its GNU/Linux variants.
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The case for a developing country to adopt an open source software (OSS) driven Information Technology strategy is a compelling one. In a wider context IT is about the production, flow and control of information in a modern state and the rules which govern such activities are thus fundamental to its economic development. Software is a driver of those rules. OSS under these circumstances cannot be viewed as a mere product choice. It reflects more fundamentally an alternative strategy for building, maintaining and changing the rules that govern information flows in the economy.
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