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May 23rd, 2017

The Spirit of Open Source

The spirit of open source can be found all around us in the world. Just look for it, and you’ll find it.

The Screening Room

This evening when I spotted this music video on YouTube, my immediate reaction was — “That’s a song about open source!”

This song was composed by singer/songwriter Malvina Reynolds.

Do you know a video that ought to be spotlighted in The Screening Room column? Send me suggestions to The subject of your email should be: “Screening Room – suggested video.”

For the past 10 years, Phil has been working at a public library in the Washington D.C.-area, helping youth and adults use the 28 public Linux stations the library offers seven days a week. He also writes for MAKE magazine, and TechSoup Libraries. Suggest videos by contacting Phil on Twitter or at

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