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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An Open Source Unicycle Motor

Unicycle Motor

Open source driving a single wheel. Now, that’s a balancing act. Look at this open source unicycle motor.

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My open source buddy Kevin Cole, who lives in Washington DC […]

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iCub the Open Source Robot

iCub

It occurs to us that the iCub might be the perfect companion for an only child. Probably cheaper in the long run than a little brother or sister, and it can be turned off at […]

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Growing Young FOSS Programmers With Help of Scratch and Al Sweigart

Scratch Cat

If your young child is showing an interest in learning computers, an introduction to Scratch and these instructional videos by Al Sweigart might be in order.

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WebAssembly Comes to Firefox

Just when you thought that web browsers were becoming boring, Mozilla announced that Firefox 52 now supports WebAssembly, which brings greatly enhanced speeds to web apps. Learn more about how this expands the capabilities of […]

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