Can Mastodon replace Twitter or is it a different beast?

Nov 18, 2022
Looking for a Twitter alternative, over a million people have recently signed up for Mastodon, a non-profit open source social media service.
Mastodon gets its name from a prehistoric mammoth-like animal.
Courtesy Mastodon

Tesla's move to open source may be good for business

Jun 13, 2014
In releasing patents, Tesla opens the door to a bigger market for electric cars

Open-source textbooks

Aug 18, 2008
In response to rising textbook prices, some academics are writing their own textbooks -- for free. From an article in the Los Angeles Times:...

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