Creating a Community: Getting Started

By Jeff Hoogland It all starts with the need for something. From that need stems an idea. From that idea a project is born. This piece is my first in a series that will talk about the creation, growth, and maintaining of a community surrounding a piece of open source software.

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Rugged box-PC offers HDMI and dual GbE, starts at $671

By Eric Brown Acnodes’s rugged, fanless, Linux-friendly “FES8680? box-PC features a 4th Gen Intel Core CPU, HDMI, dual GbE, and up to eight COM ports, and starts at $671. The FES8680 is a spin-down of the rugged FES8670 announced by Acnodes last month, and similarly runs on Intel’s 4th Gen Core (Haswell) processors. The 10.24 x 8.19 x 2.3-inch FES8680 is built around a “long-life” Mini-ITX motherboard, and is targeted at outdoor advertising, POS/kiosk, transportation, and industrial control automation, says Acnodes.

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Why open access matters

Imagine a world where scientists and inventors had no access to the accomplishments of the generations which came before us. The wheel would, quite literally, need to be reinvented by everyone who came along and wanted to move forward.

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