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This year, the Internet Archive celebrated its 20th birthday | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "On May 12, 1996, like a benevolent mad scientist, Brewster Kahle brought the Internet Archive to life. The World Wide Web was in its infancy and the Archive was there to capture its growing pains. Inspired by and "
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Use common goals to overcome a competitive spirit | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "During the humid summer months of 1954, twenty-two 11 and 12-year-old boys were randomly split into two groups and taken to a 200-acre Boy Scouts of America camp in Robbers Cave State Park, Oklahoma. Over the next few weeks, they would unknowingly be the subjects of one of the most widely known psychological studies of our time. And the ways these groups bonded and interacted with each other draw some interesting parallels to our understanding of workplace culture."
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    "During the humid summer months of 1954, twenty-two 11 and 12-year-old boys were randomly split into two groups and taken to a 200-acre Boy Scouts of America camp in Robbers Cave State Park, Oklahoma. Over the next few weeks, they would unknowingly be the subjects of one of the most widely known psychological studies of our time. And the ways these groups bonded and interacted with each other draw some interesting parallels to our understanding of workplace culture."
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Configuring Linux for music recording and production | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    Posted 13 Jan 2016 by Aaron Wolf "In this article, based on my talk at SCaLE 14x this year, we'll cover the basics of configuring your Linux system for music making, highlighting what works best and acknowledging the challenges with recommendations on how to find help."
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    Posted 13 Jan 2016 by Aaron Wolf "In this article, based on my talk at SCaLE 14x this year, we'll cover the basics of configuring your Linux system for music making, highlighting what works best and acknowledging the challenges with recommendations on how to find help."
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Enabling private conversations online | FreedomBox Foundation - 0 views

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    "We're building software for smart devices whose engineered purpose is to work together to facilitate free communication among people, safely and securely, beyond the ambition of the strongest power to penetrate. They can make freedom of thought and information a permanent, ineradicable feature of the net that holds our souls. "
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Interview with Sam Aaron, Sonic Pi | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Sam Aaron is a live coder who considers programming a performance. He created Sonic Pi, an open source live coding synthesizer that lets people use code to compose and perform in classical and contemporary styles ranging from canons to dubstep."
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Patched Android Lockscreen Still a Threat | Mobile | LinuxInsider [MS Note...] - 0 views

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      [With the announcement that Microsoft would partner with the truly open-source, Android-based Cyanogen OS to provide a bundled suite of apps, both companies made one thing very clear: Android's not just for Google anymore. http://www.wired.com/2015/04/microsoft-google-cyanogen/]
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    Although Google issued a patch for its Nexus line, hackers can have a field day exploiting a recently discovered lockscreen vulnerability on other Android products. "Even when users feel confident about locking their phone with a strong password, if their device is exposed to this exploit, it does not really matter how strong the password is," noted Armando Leon, director of mobile at LaunchKey.
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    Although Google issued a patch for its Nexus line, hackers can have a field day exploiting a recently discovered lockscreen vulnerability on other Android products. "Even when users feel confident about locking their phone with a strong password, if their device is exposed to this exploit, it does not really matter how strong the password is," noted Armando Leon, director of mobile at LaunchKey.
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APIs, not apps: What the future will be like when everyone can code | Opensource.com - 1 views

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    Navigating a world that that demands APIs, not apps "... Despite this hype, I do think that coding will become a more widespread and routine skill in the years to come. Programmable technology will continue to pervade more parts of our life, computers will continue to become more accessible to a wider population, and the world will continue to become more complex. Understanding coding (and debugging) will naturally go with it. ..."
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    Navigating a world that that demands APIs, not apps "... Despite this hype, I do think that coding will become a more widespread and routine skill in the years to come. Programmable technology will continue to pervade more parts of our life, computers will continue to become more accessible to a wider population, and the world will continue to become more complex. Understanding coding (and debugging) will naturally go with it. ..."
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Open source big data processing in education | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "The continuing growth of massive and diverse data volumes, and the growth of data intensive applications, has presented a need to find effective means of data management across all sectors. According to a recent report, businesses face a huge skill gap in the management of big data,"
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Red Hat Promises Ease of Use in New RHEL OpenStack Platform 7 | LinuxInsider - 0 views

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    "August 5, 2015 Red Hat on Wednesday announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7. Platform 7's availability follows by three months the latest release of OpenStack. Key to its new features are improved deployment and management tools that simplify installation. The new feature set eases day-to-day management tasks, and establishes the underpinnings for orchestrated live system updates and subsequent release upgrades."
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Translating good documentation beats starting over from scratch | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Writing documentation can have a way of getting into your blood, so that you think about it quite a bit, play with some ideas, start various new ideas that may not come to much, and it seems that what you're looking for as much as anything is a task that takes hold of you and develops its own energy to keep you going until you finish."
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Renewed focus on US security and human rights | Opensource.com - 1 views

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    "Even as the US government bids adieu to Clipper Chip, an infamous episode that influenced the cryptography debate for years, there is renewed focus in a number of quarters that it should not repeated."
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    "Even as the US government bids adieu to Clipper Chip, an infamous episode that influenced the cryptography debate for years, there is renewed focus in a number of quarters that it should not repeated."
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HandBrake: Open Source Video Transcoder - 0 views

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    "HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. Reasons you'll love HandBrake: Convert video from nearly any format Free and Open Source Multi-Platform (Windows, Mac and Linux)"
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Docker security in the future | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    Daniel J Walsh "When I began this series of writing about Docker security on Opensource.com, I stated that "containers do not contain." One of the main goals at both Red Hat and at Docker is to make this statement less true. My team at Red Hat is continuing to try to take advantage of other security mechanisms to make containers more secure."
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    Daniel J Walsh "When I began this series of writing about Docker security on Opensource.com, I stated that "containers do not contain." One of the main goals at both Red Hat and at Docker is to make this statement less true. My team at Red Hat is continuing to try to take advantage of other security mechanisms to make containers more secure."
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Enhancing Docker security with capabilities | Opensource.com - 1 views

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    "It has been a while since I wrote the first two articles in my series on Docker security. This article will give an update on what has been added to Docker since then and cover new functionality that is going through the merge process with upstream Docker."
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MicroMappers analyzes big data for disaster relief | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Open source and crowdsourcing-uttering these words at a meeting of the United Nations before the year 2010 would have made you persona non grata. In fact, the fastest way to discredit yourself at any humanitarian meeting just five years ago was to suggest the use of open source software and crowdsourcing in disaster response"
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    "Open source and crowdsourcing-uttering these words at a meeting of the United Nations before the year 2010 would have made you persona non grata. In fact, the fastest way to discredit yourself at any humanitarian meeting just five years ago was to suggest the use of open source software and crowdsourcing in disaster response"
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Making open source software accessible to all | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "As the user base of open source software continues to grow, developers have the responsibility of making their software accessible to all potential users, including people with disabilities. While programs designed specifically to provide accessibility exist in the development sphere of open source software, most applications have little to no native accessibility support."
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    "As the user base of open source software continues to grow, developers have the responsibility of making their software accessible to all potential users, including people with disabilities. While programs designed specifically to provide accessibility exist in the development sphere of open source software, most applications have little to no native accessibility support."
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Guide to DRM-Free Living | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    "Welcome to the guide to living DRM-free. Please submit corrections and new items for the guide by adding it to the LibrePlanet wiki (you will need to register and login first) or emailing us at info@defectivebydesign.org. If you are involved with a DRM-free media project, we encourage you to use the DRM-free logo and link to this site. This guide lists any suppliers of digital media provide files free of DRM and do not require the use of proprietary software. Suppliers that have some DRM-free media or DRM-free options will be accepted if they differentiate between files which are DRM-free and those that are not. Certain suppliers may promote non-free software, but we will include warnings and instructions on how to avoid the software. Y"
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    "Welcome to the guide to living DRM-free. Please submit corrections and new items for the guide by adding it to the LibrePlanet wiki (you will need to register and login first) or emailing us at info@defectivebydesign.org. If you are involved with a DRM-free media project, we encourage you to use the DRM-free logo and link to this site. This guide lists any suppliers of digital media provide files free of DRM and do not require the use of proprietary software. Suppliers that have some DRM-free media or DRM-free options will be accepted if they differentiate between files which are DRM-free and those that are not. Certain suppliers may promote non-free software, but we will include warnings and instructions on how to avoid the software. Y"
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Licensing under Creative Commons to reach more people | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "There was a time not long ago when publishing was difficult and expensive. Thanks to services like Lulu.com and Lulujr.com, that's changing. Open source and Creative Commons licensing has also opened the door for teachers and students to inexpensively and easily find a new and authentic audience for their work."
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    "There was a time not long ago when publishing was difficult and expensive. Thanks to services like Lulu.com and Lulujr.com, that's changing. Open source and Creative Commons licensing has also opened the door for teachers and students to inexpensively and easily find a new and authentic audience for their work."
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Google drops three OS X 0days on Apple | Ars Technica (opensource war against propietary?) - 1 views

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    "Don't look now, but Google's Project Zero vulnerability research program may have dropped more zero-day vulnerabilities-this time on Apple's OS X platform."
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    "Don't look now, but Google's Project Zero vulnerability research program may have dropped more zero-day vulnerabilities-this time on Apple's OS X platform."
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Transition to the cloud with ARTIST | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Cloud computing is still considered a disruptive technology, but it is more than that. It is a business model. Many companies that have sold software in a traditional way are now attending to this revolution and wondering if that new technological and business shift is right for them? "
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