As schools and universities are shutting down around the globe due to COVID-19, many of us in academia are wondering how we can get up to speed and establish a stable workflow to get our podcasts, online lectures, and tutorials out there for our students. Open source software (OSS) has a key role to play in this situation for many reasons, including:
This looks intriguing. Uses WebRTC in the browser and it has native apps for Android and iOS. And you can find it on Github.
Stoplight Studio | OpenAPI Design, Planning & Modeling Tool https://stoplight.io/studio/
Why We’re Relicensing CockroachDB – Cockroach Labs https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/oss-relicensing-cockroachdb/
Great article on the rationale behind backing off a completely open source license. I think there will be more of this as more businesses build businesses in to of OSS.
These four versatile web analytics tools provide valuable insights on your customers and site visitors while keeping you in control.
Top 4 open source alternatives to Google Analytics | Opensource.com https://opensource.com/article/18/1/top-4-open-source-analytics-tools
We use Matomo (formerly Piwik) on CALI websites. We decided to host our own analytics for a few reasons including performance, data control, and to better choose the options we use.
It’s easier than you think
This powers the Slack and WordPress.com desktop apps among other things. It was developed by Github and is open source. I hadn’t heard of this until this afternoon, but it certainly seems like something that is worth taking a look at. HT to Dave Winer who’s using it for his new Electric River app.
When Google Reader was discontinued four years ago, many “technology experts” called it the end of RSS feeds.
And it’s true that for some people, social media and other aggregation tools are filling a need that feed readers for RSS, Atom, and other syndication formats once served. But old technologies never really die just because new technologies come along, particularly if the new technology does not perfectly replicate all of the use cases of the old one. The target audience for a technology might change a bit, and the tools people use to consume the technology might change, too.
How to Build Your Own Media Center with OpenELEC – Make Tech Easier https://www.maketecheasier.com/build-media-center-with-openelec/
XDA-Developers: Shuttle Music Player is now Open Source. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlN_ztDQ