“Bittersweet Harvest” exhibit reveals how the bracero program changed America

A bracero with a short-handled hoe over his shoulder stands in a California field, in 1956. Millions of Mexican workers came to the United States in the mid-20th century through a program that has shaped and changed American labor and American communities to this day. Their story is told in …

New Model of Climate-Change Effects on Coffee Availability and Bee Pollinators

Overcoming Doomsday Scenarios Depends on Biological Intelligence September 11, 2017 Version en español Areas in Latin America suitable for growing coffee face predicted declines of 73-88 percent by 2050. However, diversity in bee species may save the day, even if many species in cool highland regions are lost as the …

Projects of the Week, September 11, 2017

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: LMS plugins [ Download LMS plugins ] Manjaro Linux Community [ Download Manjaro Linux Community ] Pandora FMS: Flexible Monitoring System Pandora FMS is an enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT …

Don’t over-React to the Facebook patents license

Recently, Apache re-classified code under Facebook’s BSD+ Patents license to “Category X,” effectively banning it from future contributions to Apache Foundation projects. The move has re-ignited controversy over the patent grant, but like many events in the open source community, the controversy is more partisan than practical. In fact, it’s …