Happy Friday! I’m sure most of you are looking forward to the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, so I’ll keep this short and get straight to open source news from the week.
- Jay Lyman’s latest article on LinuxInsider, “Open Source Coopetition Fueled by LF Growth,” discussed how the Linux Foundation has been able to bring competitors together to help solve industry problems.
- OStatic posted a blog by Sam Dean suggesting that the educational market could serve as a launching pad for Raspberry Pi: “The Educational Market Could Fuel Early Growth for Raspberry Pi.”
- “Scientists tout ‘open source’ drug discovery” was an article on Computerworld Australia by Chloe Herrick about the University of Sydney’s researchers using open source methods to accelerate the drug discovery process.
- SD Times’s Alex Handy wrote an article on Ford’s new open source platform: “Ford, OpenXC get developers under the hood.”
- Glyn Moody published an article on The H, arguing that we are currently living in the golden age of open source innovation, giving examples of how it will continue to help create new opportunities and technologies in the coming years: “A golden age of open source innovation?”
What did you do to celebrate Pi Day on Wednesday, 3/14? Here’s how Black Duck says Happy Pi Day: