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  • Book review: Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow April 25, 2017
    What is the one thing in common among Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana, Apple Siri, or Facebook Messaging M? All of these personal assistants are powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). According to Glassdoor and, machine learning is an in-demand skill for 2017 and will be for many years. read more
  • How Kubernetes is making contributing easy April 25, 2017
    As the program manager of the Kubernetes community at Google, Sarah Novotny has years of experience in open source communities including MySQL and NGINX. Sarah sat down with me at CloudNativeCon in Berlin at the end of March to discuss both the Kubernetes community and open source communities more broadly. read more
  • A new Android app for teaching kids how to read April 25, 2017
    Have you been looking for software to help your child to read? Well, your quest may be over. Phoenicia is a new literacy application for Android developed by Michael Hall, an open source software developer, community manager, and technology evangelist currently working at Canonical, maker of Ubuntu. In this interview, he talks about the diagnosis of his […]
    Don Watkins
  • How to make branding decisions in an open community April 25, 2017
    On April 18, Docker founder Solomon Hykes made a big announcement via a pull request in the main Docker repo: "Docker is transitioning all of its open source collaborations to the Moby project going forward." The docker/docker repo now redirects to moby/moby, and Solomon's pull request updates the README and logo for the project to […]
  • Making open decisions at scale April 25, 2017
    In a start-up organization, anticipating how a decision will impact the people you work with is relatively easy. If you don't know, you just ask them, then make adjustments accordingly. Open conversations like these are an intuitive and expected practice in most start-up environments. Yet as an organization grows to include more and more people, […]
  • Why and how to publish your work and opinions April 24, 2017
    This free webinar, "Why and How to Publish Your Work and Opinions​" will be given by Editor and Community Manager Rikki Endsley and Editor Libby Clark. Learn how to successfully publish your technical work and viewpoints, as well as how to identify publications to target. read more
  • More than just apps: 5 innovative uses for C# April 24, 2017
    The .NET platform has always been a mainstay of the desktop and server app development field, powering Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, and many years of Line of Business (LOB) apps. Today, however, .NET is a very different platform; it's powered by an open-source API-based compiler platform, features in-built scripting capabilities, and C# can be authored […]
  • How I became a webcomic artist in less than a month with open source tools April 24, 2017
    If you are reading this, you probably care about, or are at least mildly interested in, open source. Like you, I care about and am interested in open source. Perhaps unlike you, I am also a webcomic artist. You can find my work at This is a story about how I came to use […]
  • How Operation Code helps veterans learn programming skills April 24, 2017
    After leaving the military, Army Captain David Molina knew he wanted to go into software development. As Molina did research on the field, he found himself overwhelmed by the vast amount of information and choices. For example: What coding language is the right one to learn? What language is the most valuable for being competitive […]
  • 4 new OpenStack how-tos and guides April 24, 2017
    Having OpenStack experience continues to be among the most in-demand skills in the tech world, as organizations continue to seek to build and manage their own open source clouds. But OpenStack is a big topic, made up of dozen of individual projects that are being actively developed at a rapid pace. Just keeping your skills […]
    Jason Baker