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Blender: An Introduction for Final Cut Pro Users

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Have you often considered quitting your day job to begin an exciting career as a filmmaker? You don’t need the resources of a Hollywood studio anymore. In fact, you can do it all with free and open source software.

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Blender is a very popular 3D animation program, […]

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John Weathersby: Selling Open Source to the Federal Government

John Weathersby Open Technology Center

It’s a no-brainer to us that free and open source should be the default for governments, because governments should be…well, open. With the Open Technology Center, John Weathersby is working to help bring open source to national defense and security.

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John Weathersby founded and ran the […]

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Abigail Cabunoc Mayes: How to Bring Open Source to a Closed Community

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

One of the things we took away from this talk is that open source can be fun — and that’s a good thing.

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Abigail Cabunoc Mayes, who works for the Mozilla Foundation as the lead developer for open source engagement, recently gave a lively talk explaining open […]

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Elizabeth Joseph Talking Open Source Careers in Oman

Sometimes we wonder how Ms. Joseph finds the time to balance her career at HP with writing, evangelizing Ubuntu and public speaking, along with an active life in the city by the bay. That she is an inspiration to open sourcers everywhere can be seen in this video.

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Carla Schroder: On Farming and Linux

Carla Shroder

One of the many things we like about Ms. Schroder is that she makes difficult technology easy to understand. She’s also fun to read. And as you’ll discover in this interview, she’s also a quick wit who won’t be backed into a corner.

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Just Because It Says ‘Open Source Hardware’ Doesn’t Mean It Really Is

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Is it “organic,” or just merely “natural?” Is it really “open source hardware,” or merely hardware with a degree of openess? David Jones explains the problem in identifying which is which and who is whom.

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David L. Jones, an electronics design engineer based in Sydney Australia, explains […]

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Krita 3.01 Beta Released

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Around since 2005, and with its Kiki the Cyber Squirrel mascot since 2012, Krita is a free and open source raster graphics editor designed to be a digital painting application similar to Corel Painter.

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The popular Krita painting program keeps getting even better. This new beta release […]

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Christine Hall: FOSS Force’s Grandmama Frump

Grandmama Frump

All we can say is watch this interview with Christine Hall and you’ll know what we have to put up with on a daily basis — equipment that’s not quite up to par and a boss who’s a refugee from The Addams Family.

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Yes, that Christine […]

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