The success of open-source software raises a tantalizing question: Could the same design philosophy work for tech gadgets? Open-source software is one of the great success stories of the past few decades. The Apache HTTP Server is the world's most popular Web server, Linux has more than held its ow ...
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
Open source software has come a long way since the moniker "open source" was first coined in 1998. The Cathedral and the Bazaar helped to explain this new paradigm of software production, and history has proven that the profound implications predicted by Raymonds essay were not only credible, but now also obvious.
The BeagleBoard.org Foundation is a US-based 501(c) non-profit corporation existing to provide education in and promotion of the design and use of open-source software and hardware in embedded computing. BeagleBoard.org provides a forum for the owners and developers of open-source software and hardware to exchange ideas, knowledge and experience.
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCJason Hibbets wears many hats. One is redhe's a project manager for the open source leader, Red Hat. And, the rest are for newly defined roles in open sourceincluding local government open source advocate and contributor.
Open Source codes are used by almost everyone in the tech industry and that is the reason why, large companies release different parts of their application with different licenses. The world would be a really bad place without Open Source software with people writing their own shitty implementations or stealing codes from others.