“If there were a backdoor in Linux, you’d know it,” said Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin. “The whole world can see every line of code in Linux.”
Richard Stallman created GNU, which in turn gave birth to the Linux operating system. He is a hero in the world of free software and is one of the most committed, passionate people I’ve ever met.
The course doesn’t just cover how to lock down your work; it explores how to responsibly share what you’ve created with more open licenses and copyright alternatives like Creative Commons.
Guest Post Open source ideals are already spreading in governments throughout the world, with good reason. A global network of developers is motivated to help.
Guest Post Don’t leave innovation up to the big guys. That’s the main reason I created Elm, a new language, with collaboration from some fascinating developers.
We all know open-source software is a good thing and good people give back to their communities. This site just makes it really easy to start following through on those values.
Gestural control interfaces for everyday computing could get a big shot in the arm with this update.
Know Linux? You’re in for a job or two. A new report shows Linux experience is in greater demand — and, hiring managers say, harder to find — than in past years.
What’s the best new open-source project of them all? GitHub’s got about 10 good guesses on that subject.
Editor’s Pick Instagram’s new Terms of Service got your neckbeard in a twist? Try these open-source, consumer-friendly alternatives.
It’s unlikely that you, Dear Reader, will ever experience the big-data challenges or infrastructure demands of a Facebook-scale, billion-user software platform. But if you do, you’ll be happy to know that the company is sharing a sip of its secret sauce today.
Editor’s Pick Today, a new class of startups is launching from nReduce, which got its start a few months ago as a self-proclaimed neo-Y Combinator. Now, eight of the best startups from its first batch are giving online demonstrations.
Twitter uses and builds a fair amount of open-source software, so it wasn’t too shocking when we read in our inboxes this morning that the social media startup has joined the Linux Foundation.
The hard-working nerds at Rackspace have a gift for you: Dreadnot, their homebrewed software deployment solution.
Editor's Pick This is the second of a two-part exclusive on Facebook’s involvement with and creation of open source technologies. The first installment focused on hardware. For these articles, we spoke with two of Facebook’s open source gurus, David Recordon and Amir Michael, about how the company is opening its infrastructure to other developers and organizations.