Opening the Loop: Autonomy, Access, and Insulin

When diabetics and caregivers needed a better way to manage the illness, they created one―with open source. This is their story.

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Healthcare Made Human

Five years after appearing in an Open Source Stories film, the team from OpenNotes returns to discuss the state of openness in healthcare.

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At community colleges and universities alike, costly textbooks burden students. Meet the people creating an open alternative.

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Collaboration in Open Source and Healthcare

Dana Lewis
Founder, OpenAPS

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Collaboration in Open Source and Healthcare

Dana Lewis
Founder, OpenAPS

OpenAPS founder Dana Lewis shares three key insights to “upskill” your collaboration—and shares why it’s humans—not methodologies—that make the difference.

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Follow your curiosity

Open Source Stories showcases people who dare to create things out in the open for all to share and build upon. These films, articles, talks, and experiences demonstrate how open source changes every type of human endeavor.

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Sparking creativity with STEM kits

Co.Lab, presented by Open Source Stories, is an education experience that encourages students to collaborate and share ideas using open source principles. Through both workshops and do-it-yourself STEM kits—all of which were inspired by an Open Source Stories film, article, or talk—students work together as they build everything from circuit boards to interactive robots from scratch.

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How to start a Robot Revolution

The story of how a group of roboticists turned one piece of open source software into a global phenomenon.

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Farming for the future

What are the farmers of tomorrow doing with open tools and principles today?

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Collective discovery

How are citizen scientists using open hardware to make groundbreaking discoveries?

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Open Source Stories, an original series from Red Hat, celebrates the innovators who bring the power of open source to everything people do.

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