Open Sourcing the Ministry of Economy of Poland

The Polish Ministry of Economy is making the source code that they used to manage their consultation site available. The people behind the content management open source use Drupal. The site is an … [Read More...]

Open Sourcing the Ministry of Economy of Poland

The Polish Ministry of Economy is making the source code that they used to manage their consultation site available. The people behind the content management open source use Drupal. The site is an important government online presence as it holds consultations and project-based feedback gathering systems for the ministry to develop on. The site is [...]

Open Source enables users to make Apps for Google Glass with no coding

Google Glass is the perfect example of how today’s technology is ever-evolving, transforming to take thing up a notch and propelling us into the future that we’ve always thought would be soon ours. 2,000 devices sold and counting! The popularity of Google Glass has been even more so amped up with the selection of apps [...]

Biogenetic programming will no longer be just science fiction

A group of bioengineers from the International Open Facility Advancing Biotechnology or BIOFAB are tasked to develop a programming language that will be induced on cells, a thing that used to be a fad found only on science fiction. Drew Endy, the co-director of the organization is part of the team that will develop the [...]

RunRev LiveCode 6.0: now open source

After the successful Kickstarter campaign of Scottish cross-platform specialist RunRev, LiveCode is now to be released as an open source project. LiveCode is a next generation drag-and-drop programming system for anyone who wants to do programming but simply lack the required knowledge. The idea was derived from Apple’s HyperCard which tens of millions of end [...]

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Firefox OS unveiled at Mobile World Congress

Firefox OS, codenamed Boot to Gecko or B2G is a Linux-based open source OS for smartphones and tablets. The new operating system created by Mozilla is launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It  now stands as an option for smartphones along with Windows, BlackBerry, Android and iOS. The initial launch is supported by [...]

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A Few Reasons to Pay for Open Source Software

What is all the fuss over open source software? Open source software is extremely popular because it costs absolutely nothing, it can be modified and used to your liking. But the truth is that in some cases, open source software is worth paying for. If you use it in a commercial way, here a couple [...]

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Why WordPress is the open-source content management system of choice for many

Why is WordPress so popular among so many? Why do two popular organizations such as Quartz.com and Carleton University choose to rally behind WordPress amongst other open-source options? WordPress was released in 2003 and it started out as a blogging platform. Since then, it has grown into a full-blown content management system that is utilized [...]

Minecraft for the Raspberry Pi

Minecraft is known to be a very popular sandbox construction video game that runs even on low end computers. The full PC game is currently priced at around $27 but it’s also available on android and iOS devices. “So what about it?” Well the game has actually been released on the Raspberry Pi, and the [...]

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