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Bad economy good for open source?

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Or at least the cost-effective do. While the economy isn’t doing anyone any favors, it does seem to be stimulating interest in open source software. And that’s good for all of us. The 451 Group recently posted: The strength of open source during current adversity also […]

Five Tracks to Rule Them All

The track names for Open Source Bridge are a little unusual. No Ruby, Perl, System Administration, Linux—instead we have Cooking, Chemistry, Culture, Hacks (and Business, but you’ve seen that one elsewhere). So what’s going on? How are these relevant to open source software? When we had our very first planning meeting for the conference, we […]