CamStudio Open-Source Screencasting Program: Tips for Teachers

Screencasting can be a very effective teaching tool

Specialty Public Libraries Offer More

It's time to move on from the general purpose public library.

Should I Protect My Tweets?

What are some of the reasons for protecting one's tweets on Twitter?

Students in Los Altos Delight in Using Inkscape Drawing Program

Students in Los Altos, California, learn Inkscape drawing program in the school district's Digital Design program.

Towards a National Transition Plan for Libraries

To smooth the transition from analog to digital

Can Creatives Tilt the Balance Towards Open Source in Mobile?

Writers, Illustrators, Animators Have a Role to Play Supporting Open Source in Mobile

When Hotmail Lets You Down

Frustration mounts with no hope in sight

Donate Your Bandwidth to Support Ubuntu Downloads

Here's a tip, in the Ubuntu open source tradition, to help smooth the process of downloading version 10.10 of the Linux OS for Canonical and other users.

The Internet Needs a Dewey Decimal System

Because words fail us, sometimes we need a kind of metadata to search for stuff we're not sure is out there.

Book review - Learn Spreadsheet Macros

If you love using macros in spreadsheets, OpenOffice macros might suit all your needs

Talking Back to the New York Times

Screencasting programs can be useful media creation tools beyond teaching


Why I'd Choose St. Louis for Google's Gigabit Fiber Project

One of the most interesting uses of wireless Internet technologies is something called a mesh network.

Public Libraries as Business Incubators

For their own survival, public libraries need to consider becoming business incubators.

How to Configure an Ubuntu Linux Computer for Less Than $200

Here are step by step instructions for setting up an Ubuntu Linux computer with a 23-inch LCD monitor for under $200.