Open Source Solutions


Udacity Releases Self-Driving Car Simulator Source Code

The company has followed through on its promise last September that it would open source the software from its Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree. Udacity has released the source code to its self-driving car simulator, which teaches users how to use deep learning to clone driving behavior.

8 Lessons Learned From Open Source Development

When Harvard kicked off OpenScholar six years ago, little did it realize the impact the website creation project would have on the university — and the academic world at large.

Researchers Crowdsource Creation of Worldwide Map of Power Grid

Researchers at Technical University of Munich are crowdsourcing data related to the world's power grid for OpenGridMap — a planning tool that will be useful as the world continues to covert to more broadly to renewable forms of energy in the face of climate change.

Credo Contributes Analytics to Open edX Platform

Credo today announced that it is contributing reporting, learning outcomes tracking and analytics features to Open edX, the open source learning management system originally developed for edX's online courses and MOOCs.

McGill U Selects Open Source Storage Solution

McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.



MoodleCloud Expands BigBlueButton Web Conferencing Options

MoodleCloud, a hosted service for the open source Moodle LMS, is giving schools the ability to purchase more user licenses of BigBlueButton as an add-on to the service.

A Foundation, a Company, and an Enduring Community at Kuali Days 2016

While the conference and the community that developed the original software and pioneered the Kuali movement have been active for more than 12 years, it's been only two years since the advent of Kuali as a new company — now, the software is being developed and offered through a separate, for profit entity. The Kuali Foundation's executive director tells CT how a foundation, a company, and old and new customers thrive and complement each other.

Udacity Unveils Nanodegree Program for Self-Driving Car Engineers

At TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF event last week, Udacity Founder and President Sebastian Thrun debuted a Nanodegree program for building autonomous vehicles, and discussed how the program is part of the company’s vision to democratize higher education.

E-Learning Platform Provides Alternative to Medical School Lectures

Medskl offers medical school professors and students free access to alternative learning materials from top medical professionals around the world.

Marist College, Rockefeller Archive Center Partner on Open Source Digital Archival Tech

Marist College and the Rockefeller Archive Center in New York have partnered to develop and implement an open source digital records management system to support researchers, archival staff and the broader archival community.

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