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The Hacker Mind Podcast: EP 69 Self-Healing Operating Systems


It’s time to evolve beyond the UNIX operating system. So while I was editing this podcast on self-healing operating systems, I was reminded of an article that I never finished for It’s a radical rethinking of how we even view our current choices of UNIX-derived operating systems.

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what every open source project needs


In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? Open Source is taking over the world. Transcript.


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Linux Foundation unveils new permissive license for open data collaboration

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation has announced a new permissive license designed to help foster collaboration around open data for AI projects. Read More.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Software-based DRM: A Comprehensive Guide


From preventing illegal copying and piracy to managing licensing and access permissions, software-based DRM plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and value of digital assets. At its core, software-based DRM relies on a combination of encryption, licensing, and authentication mechanisms to secure digital content.

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The Role of SDK in eBook Reader Development


How do SDKs differ in terms of licensing. It is critical to note the license used by a particular SDK before downloading one. So, if you choose an SDK that uses the wrong kind of license, your efforts can go to waste since you won’t be able to publish the software. Permissive License. Lesser General Public License.

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Technology Short Take 170

Scott Lowe

Here’s another take on the future of Terraform following the license switch. And, while we are talking about “another take,” here’s another take on OpenTF (the proposed “truly open source” Terraform fork).

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You ever think about how Asus put out like 40 models of a laptop called the “Eee PC”

The Verge

It originally ran a custom Linux operating system that reviewers loved ( Laptop Mag ’s Mark Spoonauer said it was “ten times simpler to use than any Windows notebook”) and was generally heralded as a new kind of computer with tremendous mass appeal. The second, obviously more important product was the $399 Eee PC 701.

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