In this week’s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the petition to take Flash open source, GitHub’s new community features, an inexpensive 3D printed microscope, and more! Open source news roundup for July 23-August 5, 2017 read more
NPR’s Scott Simon talks with David LaBounty, co-founder of the literary quarterly The First Line. LaBounty gives readers the first line of a short story, and they continue from there.
Rafi Kohan traveled all over the country to research stadiums for his new book. He learned the secrets of ground crews and ticket scalpers and explored the economics of tax-funded stadiums. (Image credit: David Banks/Getty Images)
Author Danzy Senna’s new novel follows a young, interracial couple — Khalil and Maria — whose seemingly charmed life falls apart after Maria becomes infatuated with a mysterious poet. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)
Silicon valley entrepreneur and novelist Rob Reid takes on artificial intelligence — and how it might end the world — in his weird, funny new techno-philosophical thriller After On. (Image credit: Del Rey)