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Github

13,000 Projects Ditched GitHub for GitLab Monday Morning

Gitlab told Motherboard that the company gained 50,000 new projects in the lead up to Microsoft's announcement that it acquired Github.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.4.18
robots
robots

This Slightly Haunting Childlike Robot Has Helped Scientists Crowdsource Research for Over a Decade

It’s called iCub and is able to do some pretty amazing feats.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17
computer history
computer history

The First Text Adventure Game Ever Is Finally Open Source

‘Colossal Cave Adventure’ is due for an update.
Jordan Pearson
5.29.17
Collective Intelligence
Collective Intelligence

A Plea for Multispace, the DIY Civic Internet That Will Never Exist

Researcher proposes an information infrastructure "beyond what is unlikely to ever be supported by commercialized information and communication systems."
Michael Byrne
5.14.17
collisions
collisions

GitHub Uses Broken Cryptography, But It Has a Plan

SHA-1 rears its ugly head.
Jordan Pearson
3.21.17
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Someone Is Trying to Sneak Bitcoin Mining Code Into Open Source Software

Stay vigilant.
Jordan Pearson
2.22.17
Paris
Paris

This Bionic Nerf Gun Can Be Fired Without a Hand

Parisian maker collective Hackerloop has lots of Nerf battles. They wanted their friend with no hand to be able to join in the fun, so they built him a custom nonlethal weapon.
Grennan Milliken
1.6.17
doom
doom

Behold 'Doom 2' Being Displayed on a Single Keyboard Key

Proof that everything on the internet isn't terrible.
David Bixenspan
12.14.16
videos
videos

Get Ready for the Easy Bake Oven of Homemade Body Parts

Co-founder Andrew Pelling has already grown human ear cells on top of apples.
Samantha Cole
11.28.16
News
News

The ‘Bad Guys’ Have An Advantage In Bulgaria’s New Open Source Government

A bold plan always has risks.
Jordan Pearson
7.7.16
software
software

It's Time to Open Source Moving Vehicles

On Wednesday, Arthur Taylor presented OpenIVI Mobility, a platform for connecting vehicles.
Joseph Cox
5.4.16
mint
mint

Hackers Distributed a Backdoored Version of Linux Through an Official Site

Users who recently downloaded Linux Mint might need to check they didn’t receive the compromised version instead, and the official site's userbase is ostensibly for sale on the so-called dark web.
Joseph Cox
2.21.16