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5 Free Open Source Alternatives To Microsoft Office

Vangie Beal | PCWorld | September 17, 2012

While Microsoft Office is the industry standard in terms of , integrated applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, database management, email and desktop publishing. However, it's important for small business owners to know that these types of office applications are also available in free and open source office productivity applications. Read More »

Biohacking Healthcare - Part 2

Eric Valor | Forbes | September 18, 2012

One of the most valuable research tools is a model of the type of problem you are trying to solve. This allows for study of the problem mechanism and allows attempts at solving various parts of the problem without disrupting an actual patient or when such is unavailable... Read More »

Deepstream: an Open-source Server for Building Realtime Apps

Wolfram Hempel | SitePoint | November 25, 2016

Realtime apps are getting really popular, but they’re also hard to build. Wolfram Hempel introduces deepstream, an open-source server he co-founded to make data-sync, request-response and publish-subscribe a whole lot easier. Realtime is eating the world! Or at least it’s taking bigger and bigger bites. Whether it’s collaborative editing in Google Docs, chatting via Facebook messenger, financial trading on the move, IoT controls, live dashboards or multiplayer gaming — users are increasingly expecting to see changes happen as they happen...

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Fun With Data

Alastair Otter | MyBroadband | January 4, 2012

Crowdmap is not just a cool tool for mapping data but also a fantastic way to collect additional data. Crowdmap can be used to track geographic reports on just about any event. It’s built on the Ushahidi platform which was originally built to monitor election violence in Kenya, but is today used for a range of mapping services. Read More »

Interview with Simon Phipps-Patent Trolls and Open Document Format

Gordon Haff interview with OSI's Simon Phipps conducted on July 31st. Phipps talks recent US software patent case decisions and why they're so significant as well as the recent UK government decision about open document formats. Who are the winners and the losers? Read More »

LanguageTool Is an Open-Source Proof Reader for 25+ Languages

Mike Williams | Beta News | May 18, 2017

LanguageTool is an open-source spelling and grammar checker for Chrome, Firefox, the desktop (via Java) and more. The browser extensions enable checking the text you’re entering a web text box, or any other selectable text on a web page. The system works much like other spell checks. Enter text, click the LanguageTool icon and it instantly displays a report listing any issues...

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Writing an Academic Paper? Try Fidus Writer

The Fidus Writer online editor is especially for academics who need to write papers in collaboration with other authors, and it includes special tools for managing citations, formulas, and bibliographies. If you're writing an academic paper by yourself, you have a lot of choices for tools to edit your document. Some of them even take care of making your footnotes and bibliographies come out in the right format. But writing collaboratively is harder, for lots of reasons. You could use Google Docs, ownCloud, or even Dropbox to share the document, but then you lose useful citation-management tools...