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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Shendy: A Low Cost Arsenic Detector for Drinking Water

shendy

The vision behind free and open source is software that serves all people on this planet of ours. The project to produce Shendy takes that mandate to heart.

The Video Screening Room

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Open Source Explained in Less Than Three Minutes

Free Code Camp Anthony McDonald

Free Code Camp is an organization that teaches people to code. As part of this free training, student coders produce free code needed by nonprofit organizations. Free Code Camp doesn’t accept donations, but you can […]

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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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Aditya Mukerjee: Crossing the Language Divide in Open Source

Aditya Mukerjee GitHub Universe

It’s easy for those of us in the US to become chauvinistic about our language. Our country is geographically huge, making it easy to think of the whole world as English speaking. Obviously, it isn’t. […]

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