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Is Use of the Open Source GPL License Declining?

A little while ago I saw an interesting tweet from Stephen O'Grady at RedMonk on the state of open source licensing, including this graph. This graph shows how license usage has changed from 2010 to 2017. In reading it, it is clear that usage of the GPL 2.0 license, one of the purest copyleft licenses around, has more than halved in usage. According to the chart it would appear that the popularity of open source licensing has subsequently shifted to the MIT and Apache licenses. There has also been a small increase in GPL 3.0 usage. So, what does all this mean?

Open Is the Solution to Improving 21st Century Education

Much of the Internet runs Linux and open source software, yet in most of our schools—whether PK-12 or higher education—Linux and open source software are given short shrift. Linux has made serious inroads on hand-held devices, the desktop, and the Internet of things (IoT) that use platforms such as Raspberry Pi, Galileo, and Arduino. Despite this astounding growth, a relatively small number of secondary and post-secondary schools offer technology training that prepares students for increasingly in-demand technical skills. The growth of the maker movement and the concurrent interest in STEM skills, which include coding and ethical hacking, may provide a much-needed impetus to change this trend. The problem for most schools is finding the mentors and exemplars of this paradigm...

LinuxFest Northwest 2017

Event Details
May 6, 2017 - 11:30am - May 7, 2017 - 6:00pm
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
United States

LinuxFest Northwest is an annual open source conference featuring presentations and exhibits on a variety of open source-related topics, Linux distributions, and Linux applications. The conference will also feature tutorials, social events, the Linux Game Den, Arduino hacking, and a robotics lab. This year's event will be held in the Campus Center, The Haskell Building, and G-Building on the campus of Bellingham Technical College...

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