The Linux Foundation: Not a Friend of Desktop Linux, the GPL, or Openness

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After stirring up a ruckus by using words like “restrictive” and “virus” to describe the GPL in a Linux.com article, the Linux Foundation responds by quietly removing the post from the website.

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HospitalRun: Open Source Software for the Developing World

Much open source software is being developed to help improve conditions throughout the world, such as this software developed by CURE International.

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When open source software is used for global […]

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GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath on Open Source

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

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Storytelling in the 21st Century

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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.

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