GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath on Open Source

Octocat GitHub

Did you know that the software Stephen Hawking uses to speak is open source and that it’s available on GitHub? Neither did we.

The Screening Room

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Storytelling in the 21st Century

Safia Abdalla Plotcon 2016 nteract

Some words for thought from this week’s video on nteract: “Open science isn’t truly open and open source isn’t truly open.”

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In her PLOTCON 2016 presentation, Safia Abdalla, an […]

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The Great Debian Iceweasel/Icedove Saga Comes to an End

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Now that Thunderbird is back in the Debian repositories, the decade long dispute that led to all Mozilla products in Debian being rebranded has ended.

The hatchet is finally completely buried. Iceweasel was […]

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Open Data Policies Necessary for Open Government

code for america open data

Open data is an important concept at Code for America, which addresses the widening gap between the public and private sectors in their effective use of technology and design.

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Why I’m Not a Full-Throttle FOSS Advocate

“Software Freedom” shouldn’t mean “use free software or else.” It should mean you are free to use the software you choose.

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I have the Chrome web browser running full-screen on my […]

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