Posts Categorized: Open Source News

NSA, the Senate, & Accumulo

Source: Wired.com – Cade Metz In 2008, a team of software coders inside the National Security Agency started reverse-engineering the database that ran Google. They closely followed the Google research paper describing BigTable — the sweeping database that underpinned many of the…

When Code Can Kill or Cure

Medical technology: Applying the “open source” model to the design of medical devices promises to increase safety and spur innovation Medical devices are a wonder of the modern age, but as these devices become more capable they also become more…