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National Geographic takes open source to the wilderness

A team of National Geographic Explorers set out to the Okavango Delta in the African wilderness to measure water quality, wildlife sightings, and more using open hardware and the Raspberry Pi as well as open source software. They created a portal to share data openly, preserving a piece of African wilderness with the help of open source. In this interview, find out how Shah Selbe got into this kind of conservation work, how he learned about open source and came to use it, and how he applied open source methods to his work on the Okavango Wilderness Project.

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Open source moves from accepted to expected

Dwight Merriman is executive chairman and co-founder at MongoDB, an open source document database. Prior to MongoDB, Dwight was also co-founder at DoubleClick and Panther Express (CDNetworks). In this interview, Dwight discusses open source and how it has moved from being accepted to expected.