Comparison of Open Source Activity by Country

My senior year in college I wrote a paper about Open Source and it’s implementation in Brazil. This work follows that same line of thought. This is really cool because it shows how different governments are implementing open source.

It’s especially interesting that some countries (USA, China) have such active communities, while other countries (France, Spain) are so aggressive to implement in their governments.

http://www.redhat.com/about/where-is-open-source/activity/

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Why I use Linux

I use Linux for several philosophical reasons and technical reasons. I think open source code is open knowledge and pretty much a basic human right. This article highlights why others use open source. One of his most innovative ideas, is people don’t criticize you for the way you do something, they normally say, “Hey, I didn’t know you could to ABC like that.”

http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2009/042109-why-i-use.html?page=1

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