Latest News from Teaching Open Source
- Live Coding – every Wednesday! May 18, 2017 We’ve heard that it might be useful for students to be able to watch someone live code — well, guess what?! We’ve found someone at Mozilla is doing it — every Wednesday at 1pm Eastern! Find the list of upcoming topics here, and check out ...
- In progress — POSSE in San Francisco April 22, 2017 We’ve been here in the downtown Google offices in beautiful San Francisco for the past few days, exploring how to teach open source and incorporate humanitarian free and open source (HFOSS) project work into computer science and software engineering classes. We even escaped being part ...
- POSSE Alumna Named New Hampshire TechEducator April 5, 2017 Mihaela Sabin, a 2010 Professor’s Open Source Software Experience alumna has been recognized as New Hampshire’s TechEducator of the year. Congratulations Mihaela!!
- Hunter College Students Learning About Open Source April 2, 2017 In the fall 2016 semester, in the Computer Science Department at Hunter College, computer science majors and a few non-majors were exposed to the concept of open source software, open data, and HFOSS. To the best of my knowledge (and I have been teaching there ...
- Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups April 1, 2017 Interesting article about the needs and opportunities in humanitarian open source development (HFOSS) — yet more reason to incorporate HFOSS: Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups
- November POSSE at Red Hat in Raleigh November 18, 2016 Another successful Professors’ Open Source Software Experience (POSSE) was held at Red Hat headquarters, in Raleigh, NC from November 16-18, 2016. Participants came from Eastern Michigan University, California State Long Beach, Howard University and more. In fact, the entire CS department from Berea College was in ...
- HFOSS Pathways Sprint January 8, 2016 Research has shown that students, and especially female students, are motivated by the ability to “do good”. Humanitarian FOSS (HFOSS) allows students to contribute to society while learning about open source tools and practices. The foss2serve team has received NSF funding to explore how to ...
Open Source in Education News from
An introduction to Libral, a systems management library for Linux
by David Lutterkort on May 23, 2017 at 7:02 am
Linux, in keeping with Unix traditions, doesn't have a comprehensive systems management API. Instead, management is done through a variety of special-purpose […]
Why productivity shouldn't be the key measure of agile transformation
by Ranjith on May 23, 2017 at 7:01 am
As a principal agile coach, my focus is to energize and inspire developers to adopt and follow through on the agile frameworks across our teams. Initially, I […]
How to say "no" for the sake of your customers
by arobertson98 on May 23, 2017 at 7:00 am
When you're working in an organization where statements like "Good ideas can come from anyone" and "Experiment! We learn more from our mistakes than our […]
Squeeze Pi: Adventures in home audio
by Steven Ellis on May 22, 2017 at 7:02 am
I've been a fan of the Squeezebox ever since I acquired Logitech's now-obsolete Squeezebox Touch, which my family is still using. read mor […]
How to create an Internet-in-a-Box on a Raspberry Pi
by Don Watkins on May 22, 2017 at 7:01 am
If you're a homeschool parent or a teacher with a limited budget, Internet-in-a-Box might be just what you've been looking for. Its hardware requirements are […]