Phil Shapiro: Open Source and Social Justice Advocate

One thing we learned a long time ago here at FOSS Force is that the world could use more people like Phil Shapiro.

The FOSS Force Video Interview

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Nino Vranešič: Open Source Advocate and Mozilla Rep in Slovenia

Nino Vranešič

What’s it like to advocate for open source and be a rep for Mozilla in Slovenia? Nino Vranešič tells all.

The FOSS Force Video Interview

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They Said Nobody in Jordan Knew About Linux but They Were Wrong

Amman, Jordan

In this story, “Roblimo” takes us back to 2002, to an open source conference in a country where the common belief was that “nobody knew anything about Linux.” Boy, were they in for a surprise. […]

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Charlie Reisinger: FOSS in Education Proponent…and Practitioner

Charlie Reisinger

Resinger figures that by using free and open source platforms such as Moodle and WordPress instead of proprietary options, his school district is saving something like $40,000 a year. As the clickbait headline might read, […]

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Journalist Tom Henderson on Cloud Vendor Lock-In

Gom Henderson on vendor lock-in

There is little worse than deciding “you’ve had it up to here” with a particular vendor, only to discover that due to vendor lock-in, migrating away from the vendor’s proprietary platform would cost enough to […]

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