Sherpa turns Instagram’s best photos into a travel guide

 There are a number of places to find travel inspiration – Pinterest, Google Destinations, travel blogs or media sites like Condé Nast’s Traveler, among others. But a new application called Sherpa launching this week believes that some of the best travel ideas can be found on Instagram. The iOS application …

Storyzy is a quote verifier that wants to skewer fake news

 On the Internet no-one knows you’re a dog. And no-one knows whether that ‘fact’ you’re reading — say, about President Putin’s pet dog — is bona fide truth or more nonsense FAKE NEWS doing the rounds on Facebook. Which is where Storyzy wants to help out, with a just launched quote …

A list of open source tools for college

This quote mirrors my own personal experience with FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software). “When I first got into technology I didn’t really understand what open source was. Once I started writing software, I realized how important this would be.” —Matt Mullenweg. (n.d.). Retrieved March 15, 2017, from BrainyQuote.com read more

Your guide to a better IT culture

The open organization community at Opensource.com is pleased to announce the immediate release of its newest book, The Open Organization Guide to IT Culture Change. Consisting of more than 25 chapters from writers, practitioners, industry leaders, and notable technologists, the book explains how open principles are reshaping IT organizations today. …

From the Archives: The Unencumbered Herbie Hancock

From the Archives: The Unencumbered Herbie Hancock June 2, 2017 Herbie Hancock ’s music-making has never been confined by genre, and his influence on what music sounds like today is immeasurable. Especially remarkable are his unflagging efforts to nurture the growth, development, and evolution of jazz. In the years since …