Free software is simply software that respects our freedom — our freedom to learn and understand the software we are using. Free software is designed to free the user from restrictions put in place by proprietary software, and so using free software lets you join a global community of people who are making the political and ethical assertion of our rights to learn and to share what we learn with others.
A new year brings a new chance to get involved in open source. Here are seven ways you can contribute to an open source project in 2014. Researchers are told to keep their work secret until they submit it for publication. In this post, Luis Ibanez explains why the scientific community should publicly share information early to accelerate discovery.
Join the open source dialogue about the future of CIOs.