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3 Open Source Alternatives to MATLAB

For many students in mathematics, physical sciences, engineering, economics, and other fields with a heavy numeric component, MATLAB is their first introduction to programming or scientific computing in general. It can be a good tool for learning, although (in my experience) many of the things that students and researchers use MATLAB for are not particularly demanding calculations; rather they could easily be conducted with any number of basic scripting tools, with or without statistical or math-oriented packages. However, it does have a near ubiquity in many academic settings, bringing with it a large community of users familiar with the language, plugins, and capabilities in general...

DHIS2 (District Health Information System 2)

District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS2) is an free and open source health management data platform used by multiple organizations, including the European Union (EU), and governments worldwide. It is currently being deployed in 54 countries. DHIS2 is a development project by the Health Information Systems Program (HISP) and is used for aggregate statistical data collection, validation, analysis, management, and presentation...

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How To Choose Your Open Source Hardware License

Simone Cicero | Open Electronics | August 8, 2013

It’s always tricky when you create something: a complex project, a commercial product or just an hack and then you must decide what license you should use for that, for releasing it to the public... Read More »

Ruby Project Ditches GPL in Favour of BSD

Gareth Halfacree | Thinq_ | October 30, 2011

Ruby 1.9.3-p0, the first release in the new stable series, was released last night, but in addition to several new features and improvements - including better support for library loading, and locking in multi-threaded programs and support for Unicode 6.0 - comes with a change in licensing. Read More »

Synflow Creates An Open-Source Hardware Ethernet MAC To Demonstrate Next-Generation Design

Press Release | Synflow | April 7, 2014

Synflow SAS announced today that it will start providing support for the first open-source hardware Ethernet MAC core written in a modern language, available on Github at

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Visualizing Nanotechnology in 3D with Open Source Software

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology...In this user-friendly, cross-platform application, large volumetric datasets can be rendered, animated, sliced, and analyzed. The platform provides a robust graphical interface where multiple datasets, colormaps, and other visualization settings can be used in combination and these objects can be saved as image or animated video files...

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