Tag Archives: open-source

An open-source… flashlight?

Relatively short post today, but an interesting one. There’s a fantastic website called KickStarter, where groups looking to get their projects funded can go. The premise is pretty simple, and a lot of people are using it to start videogames, … Continue reading

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Companies should open-source discontinued products [+100th post bonus]

There’s a new idea sweeping around on the internet, slowly gaining momentum. And it’s relevant. The fundamental canons of engineering are as follows: Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Perform services only in areas of their … Continue reading

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Open Courseware is the next big thing.

With more and more people going to college, ordinary degrees mean less. In the ’60s, if you had a Bachelor’s degree you were pretty much guaranteed a job. But things have changed and, nowadays, you pretty much need a Master’s … Continue reading

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