Covering the space of open source projects and initiatives

NodeMC: How Open Source Can Crash and Burn Into Something Beautiful

Minecraft, almost everyone has heard of it. It started out as a small indie game, and has since then become one of the best selling games of all time. Kids are fascinated with it, adults are ashamed to admit that they still play it. Regardless, one has to admit that it’s been a prime influence on society today. One that doesn’t appear to be goi... Read more

Opening Schools to the Students

Open source schooling is more possible than you’d think. I have recently started school once again, going to a fairly average North American high school here in British Columbia. While I have been out of the loop for a while (mostly homeschooled), I’ve come face to face with the realities of the public school system. While most people see the s... Read more

Companies Open Source: Walmart

Companies Open Source is a series where we explore projects from large companies that have been open sourced. Walmart is an absolute juggarnaut in the consumer world, with stores selling everything from clothing to produce to televisions to outdoor supplies. As such, they need an infrastructure that is able to handle massive amounts of traffic,... Read more

Ghost

It should come as no surprise that this website is built upon the Ghost blogging platform, a kickstarted project that was hugely successful, and continues to grow. Since it’s inception, there have been over 7,000 commits to their Github repository, with people writing hundreds if not thousands of lines of JavaScript that helps power this websit... Read more

Should Adobe Open Source Flash

It’s no secret that Adobe Flash is being killed off. For a while now Flash has been going down the slow painful road of obsolescence. Since Chrome 55, HTML5 has been the prefered experience for users1, and we’ve seen sites like YouTube rewrite their Flash portions to take advantage of HTML5 standards. While HTML5 standards surge in popularity a... Read more