IT - FOSS

Open source tools give students around the globe the freedom to learn without restrictions

"Nowadays, it is no surprise that a lot of universities, academies, colleges, conservatories, etc. have already implemented open source software in their learning process.

Open source culture and concepts help students, professors, and communities have a better learning experience, being independent of tech giants that always call the shots, and therefore free to share their ideas and build on the work of others.

Let's explore why open source software is so attractive for Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Europe..."


Members of the Opensource.com team stress-test five open source video-conferencing applications so you don't have to

"Stuck indoors like most of the rest of the world, a group of Opensource.com editors and correspondents - Seth Kenlon, Matt Broberg, Alan Formy-Duval, Jessica Cherry, and Chris Hermansen - decided to use their far-flung locations and variable-quality internet connections to try out several open source video-conferencing solutions.

Our investigation was motivated by two main issues: ..."

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