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Europe Bets €1BN And 10 Years On “Wonder Material” Graphene As A Silicon Replacement
A graphene research initiative has been selected by the European Commission as one of two winners of its Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) research..
Tunable graphene materials clear the way for advanced optics
A team of German and American physicists develops a way to precisely engineer the transition point for the phase-transition material vanadium dioxide to occur at specific temperatures.
How Open Source Development Is Becoming More Social
Most people do not think of software developers as being high on the “social” scale. In fact, the (misinformed) stereotype for a typical developer is that of the introverted gee...
Facebook Dating opens to friends with Secret Crush
Facebook built Dating to be privacy-safe, hoping to avoid the awkwardness of friends or family checking out your romance profile. But now Facebook has found a way to let you silently express your affection for a friend without them knowing unless they reciprocate. Facebook announced today at its F8…
How much stress can graphene stand? Researchers put material’s plasticity to the test
[Image above] Credit: David Pacey; Flickr CC BY 2.0 Researchers, scientists, and engineers continue to be fascinated by graphene and the potential the advanced material has across so many
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A material supreme: How graphene will shape the world of tomorrow
Since its discovery, graphene has set the research world on fire. What exactly is it, and what could it mean for the future of tech?
How graphene, a nearly magic material, could revolutionize automobiles
Graphene is a virtually two-dimensional layer of carbon that is both exceptionally strong and extremely versatile.
Open Source 101: A Beginner's Way to Learn Open Source
Submitted by tuxtops on Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:10 Enterprise level open source conferences, and conferences centered around single open source projects, are a great way to learn open source -- with one caveat. Most conferences don't offer much for those new to open source. Most workshops are for folks who are already working in the field and who are attending the conference to increase their skill sets. There might be a few entry level workshops on open source business models or licensing issues…
What Is Open Source Software?
For today’s tech blog we’re going to discuss open source software. What is it, and how is it different from other types of software? In simple terms, open source software is a term for any program whose source code has been publicly released, allowing for others to modify it however they like. Software Types It’s …
How to source hard-to-fill programming positions
Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer. He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm. The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find the most qualified people who are also the right fit for your company This article shares some pract…
Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys
A development lab used by Samsung engineers was leaking highly sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects — including its SmartThings platform, a security researcher found. The electronics giant left dozens of internal coding projects on a GitLab instance hoste…
Facebook’s head of open source gives 3 reasons why the company open-sources its technology
Why does Facebook open-source so many of its projects? There's more to it than altruism.
Graphene-based dialysis membrane filters 10 times faster than current materials
A team of MIT engineers has potentially revolutionized the process of dialysis by creating a new membrane from graphene that is able to filter nanometer-sized molecules from solutions up to 10 times faster than current dialysis systems.
Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool
Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac OS only, with a wait list for Windows or Linux.) In…
Weather Company CIO: 5 reasons why I believe in open source
Since The Weather Company has been a major adopter of open source software, I’m often asked why we have chosen this path. Where is the value in taking the open source route to solve your business challenges? I’m a big advocate of open source, so I’m always happy to oblige. Here are my top five reasons:
Software Development as Artistic Practice: How Open Source Is Changing the Way Art is Made
ARTINFO spoke to technology artists including Carnegie Mellon professor Golan Levin and OKFocus's Jonathan Vingiano about developing creative software.
Celebrate 10 years of Open Source Bridge with a 1-Day Unconference and Party!
This year will be the final year for Open Source Bridge. We’ve had an amazing decade with all of you exploring the ways open source is part of our work and lives! Open Source Bridge has always been…