Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook launched 77 new open-source projects in 2016, yielding 60,000 commits and bringing its total to nearly 400 projects and more than 500,000 followers. Facebook’s 2016 open source projects brought big efficiency wins to various parts of the stack.

Facebook Open-Sources Community Cellular Manager

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the open-sourcing of a solution aimed at furthering its mission of connecting the world. Facebook Internet Cellular Community Cellular Manager github Globe Telecoom Internet.org Kurtis Heimeri Manila mobile Open Source OpenCellular Philippines Radio-Access Networks Shaddi Hasan SMS Steve Muir text messaging University of the Philippines user interface

8 Open Source Projects from Google

Idaconcpts

For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. Unlike other proprietary social network application platforms, OpenSocial is free and open.

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts. Some popular open source text editors are: Bluefish – Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.

Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced its Surround 360 3-D 360-degree camera system at its F8 global developers conference in April, and this week, the social network open-sourced its specifications. Readers: What are your thoughts on the open-sourcing of Surround 360?

How the Open Source Makers revolution is continuing…

The Way of the Web

But possibly more exciting than open source software and servers are the physical projects and products which are transforming a significant amount of the world already and are poised to make a massive change to all our lives in the future.

Will You Drive An Open Source Car?

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This week we discussed: Does it make sense for Tesla Motors to kill the patents and make everything open source ? Welcome to the open source car. open source. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7

Social Media Lessons from the “Open Source” Movement

Convince & Convert

Click to read more » Social Pros Podcast digital marketing google google plus industry leader open source Social Media Marketing social media operations Social Pros social TV transparency twitter TVChris Moody, Red Hat @cnmoody.

Get involved in Open Source eCommerce

The Way of the Web

If you fancy getting involved in Open Source eCommerce, then you might well be interested in the fact that Jigoshop (a client of mine) has opened up beta testing for new versions before they are officially released. So if you like WordPress, eCommerce, Open Source, Finding Bugs, Helping People and more, then do sign up. Clients jigoshop open source testing

Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source

The Way of the Web

And the other is that it’s one of the first times I’ve been working on a project which is delivering something via Open Source, rather than using OS products as an end user. The benefits of a true Open Source Ecommerce solution.

Open source development, forking and GP licences

The Way of the Web

I’ve spent the last 24 hours concentrating on some work for friends and clients, Jigoshop regarding their use of the GPL Licence V3 and the repercussions of ‘forking’ a project under that licence, so if you’re at all interested in open source, you might want to head over and read the latest post to see what’s going on. open source forking free software gps licence v3 jigoshop wordpress ecommerce

Why aren’t there more women in open source (and what are you gonna do about it?)

Janet Fouts

I’m a big fan of open source and as a woman who mangles a line of code here and there, I’m constantly amazed when I see how few women there are working in the field. Instead it’s a celebration of some very cool women who work in open source right now and an invitation to you who might be thinking about working on an open source project, or making the choice to support open source projects and developers yourself.

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

Some farmers report that they are now getting more market intelligence from Twitter than from traditional sources such as the USDA. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook also detailed its work on Nuclide and Atom at its multiple-day Space Camp hackathon: Nuclide is Facebook’s open-source integrated developer environment for iOS, React Native and web development. Nuclide is built on top of Atom , an open-source desktop text editor.

Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

SocialTimes Facebook

I considered open-sourcing my code, but it’s currently too tightly tied to my own home, appliances and network configuration. How much progress has Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made in fulfilling his New Year’s resolution for 2016 ? Zuckerberg said in a Jan.

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

We’ve open-sourced in-app notifications to make them fully customizable and extensible. Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution.

Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

SocialTimes Facebook

Other announcements by the social network at @Scale included the open-sourcing of its Zstandard compression algorithm and the deployment of its MyRocks next-generation MySQL storage engine based on RocksDB. Facebook announced at its @Scale Conference 2016 in San Jose, Calif.,

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On stage for Jigoshop…

The Way of the Web

I recently popped along to the WordPress London Meetup on behalf of my client, Jigoshop, who provide a free, open-source WordPress eCommerce platform. Clients events Presentations TheWayoftheWeb business strategy jigoshop open source presentation wordpress london meetup

OSSCamp Summer Edition

The Marketing Blog

OSS Camp is a platform for promoting Open Source Projects from India. Name Topic Abstract 1 Sonali Minocha MySQL Optimization 2 Kinshuk Sunil Open Source Game Development A look at Tools & Technologies facilitating Indie and Open Source Game Dev 3 Vishwajeet Singh Subversion 1.5 Home About In the Media Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ? June 20, 2008.6:57

A quick sneaky peek…

The Way of the Web

Uncategorized business solutions design development digital platforms jodanma open source

49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

The Way of the Web

Blogging open source wordpress domain names platforms setup wordpress hostingAn interesting study released yesterday by Pingdom reveals that 49% of the top 100 blogs as ranked by Technorati are using WordPress as their CMS platform.

How do I control what people say on the web?

Engaging Brand

We need to find a way of controlling the use of ideas and other intellectual property otherwise there will be no incentive for creators and inventors.but that doesn't mean that fair use sharing should be stopped or open source cannot live alongside. Social Business Social Media maker community open source intellectual property social web fair use how do i controlYou don't. But that is where I think most companies make their mistake.

The two ‘gadget’ purchases I need to make in 2011

The Way of the Web

And it’s also something which brings the potential of the net/open source into the physical world in a tangible way – one which seems utterly like magic to a number of non-digital, non-techy people that I’ve chatted with. Digital Culture open source technology

Open social bookmarking service to rival Delicious

The Way of the Web

open source social networks delicious diigo freelis.us A quick check has shown that I’ve been using Delicious since November 2006 , although my addiction to Google Reader means I’ve never used social bookmarking as heavily as some friends and colleagues.

Catching up on essential tech reading: Hackers and The Art of Intrusion

The Way of the Web

It’s interesting that the book ends with the lone figure of Richard Stallman, the ‘last true hacker’ and founder of the Free Software Foundation , as the rise of Free Software / Open Source has fueled a resurgence in open software and hacking which has again led to hardware innovation in 3D Printing, Drone aircraft and more. Mitnick apparently judged the voracity of the exploits and is pretty open about how trustworthy he considers each tale.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Technorati Tags: age of stupid , chip in , chipin , donations , drupal , fundable , joomla , LAMP , monetize , Money , Online Communities , open source , paypal donate , pledgie , pligg , revenue , Social Media Business , social networks , sourceforge , whedonesque , wordpress.

If you’re in or near Nottingham tonight or Birmingham tomorrow…

The Way of the Web

Regardless of the opinions that he may be difficult to get along with, or whether we should be calling it Free Software or Open Source etc, the fact is that without his work and inspiration, we might not have any of the amazing software which has been produced under the range of ‘Copyleft’ and similar licences, enabling anyone to work with, change, adapt and modify code and evolve it.

Fighting for the internet, and for my son…

The Way of the Web

The reasons I’m against the attempts by large media companies to shore up their moribund traditional business practice by funding politicians to bring in laws are simple: I believe that a free and open internet provides far more benefits to the whole of society than it damages, and that copyright is an incentive for creation which is meant to serve society as a whole, not restrict innovation and ideas in the service of extending profits for large corporations.

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact – click to see my very first post!), Facebook Technology social Brewster Kahle Family history Hewlett Packard Internet Archive open source phil windley social networkOne of my favorite things to do is research my family history.

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact - click to see my very first post!), open source Technology social network Internet Archive Hewlett Packard Brewster Kahle social Facebook phil windley Family historyOne of my favorite things to do is research my family history.

Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading

The Way of the Web

Blogging books ebooks free books gaming hacking inspiration marketing open source pdf Virtual Worlds WritingIt’s the season of goodwill, so it seems a perfect time to say thank you to everyone that’s visited my blog, followed or message me on social networks, or kindly referred me to potential new clients. Plus everyone that’s helped me set-up sites, answered my own questions, and anyone that’s come along to the #DPiP meetups or chatted at conferences etc.

Meet the Fediverse

Ari Herzog

The Fediverse is open sourced and decentralized. Mastodon, Pleroma, GNU Social, PeerTube, Friendica, and Hubzilla are among the more popular social networking services that collectively form the Fediverse.

Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2013 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”.

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Why Minimalism and My Blog Lack Copyright

Ari Herzog

Magic tricks, haircuts, open source software, tattoos, jokes, fireworks displays, board game rules, perfume smells, and other things come from industries which allow the world to own their work because the world grows smaller when people benefit from it.

BitCoins As Universal OnLine Social Currency - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Bitcoin is an open-source; that is, its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin. One OnLine World - One Currency. Makes sense? Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of Currency. Interesting? Yes this Currency can be transferred to your Bank Account and you will have your own Currency. Well you do have BitCoin Banks that enable this process. I guess it can be safely said that BitCoins is a 'OnLine Social Currency'.

Clay Shirky Video!

SocialFish

“The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can’t governments? As per usual, if I see a Clay Shirky video, I just post it.

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought

Magento.com- Open sourced ecom platform-alongwith mcommerce and hosted shopfront options. At the centre of the ebay nervous system is the Open Sourced Web & Mobile Platform- Magento-this platform can enable anyone to start a shop, and enables customers to transact.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #423

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A valley built on Open Source, awash with accusations of infiltration. open source. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?