Open source software

20 Years of GIMP

GIMP the Free and Open Source, cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and more. GIMP provides the tools needed for high quality image manipulation. Open source software GNU Manifesto turned 30 years on spring. Also GIMP celebrates round years: 20 Years of GIMP. November 21st 1995, few days over 20 years ago

The Free Software Foundation 30 Years

The Free Software Foundation: 30 Years In Slashdot posting tells that the Free Software Foundation was founded in 1985. Things have changed a lot in 30 years, but nowdays open source software is even more important. In The Free Software Foundation: 30 years in interview article, FSF executive director John Sullivan discusses the most prominent

Makers and open hardware for innovation

Just like the garage computer explosion of the 70’s through the 80’s, which brought us such things as Apple, pong, Bill Gate’s hair, and the proliferation of personal computers, the maker movement is the new garage hardware explosion. Today, 135 million adults in the United States alone are involved in the maker movement. Enthusiasts who

ThingSpeak open source IoT service

When building IoT (Internet of Things) applications, the cloud part where all information from sensors is important. There are many cloud services that can collect IoT data, but the fundamental issue here is that the Internet of Things does not have a standard set of open APIs for consumers. Well, there’s ThingSpeak, but it’s not