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Folding@Home: Free/libre/open source software comes to the aid of the world’s COVID-19 emergency

19 May, 2020 - by José Carvajal

The past few months have been a time of uncertainty and fear. With each passing day, more people get sick and more people die. Many places are still dragging out and prolonging their quarantine periods. At the same time, we listen to our governments and public health leaders asking all of us to stay at home in order to protect every inhabitant of this world.... Read more

Good (Free) Training is Not Hard to Come By

7 May, 2020 - by Kenny Armstrong

So now that we are indoors most of the time in keeping with social distancing guidelines, many of us are searching for ways to make this time productive.  For whatever reasons you might find yourself in-between jobs or are already working for someone and want a change of career.  If your interests lie within the realm of Linux and open source software, read on for some tips on how to move forward in learning more about this field.... Read more

Sysvale and LPI: Strategic Planning in Times of COVID-19

15 April, 2020 - by Cesar Brod

When 2019 was just about to end, I got a message from Eugênio Marques, CEO of Sysvale Softgroup, a healthtech that has been collaborating with the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) since its foundation a little more than five years ago.... Read more

How to Work Remotely and Securely with FOSS Tools

6 April, 2020 - by Kenny Armstrong

With the advent of global problems such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need for social distancing to help mitigate the spread of such diseases, many organizations are looking to remote solutions.... Read more

Virtual Open Source Events That You Shouldn't Miss

1 April, 2020 - by Kaitlin Edwards

The vast majority of events, globally, have either been cancelled or postponed due to the spread of COVID-19. However, some events have the resources to transition into virtual events. We have compiled a list of interesting events that you can experience from home, many of them being free. The list is updated regularly.... Read more