The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
ON THE BLOG:
Celebrating 30 years of the Linux kernel and the GPLv2
This year marks the 30th anniversary of both the Linux kernel and the GNU General Public License (GPLv2), two critical components to the success of Red Hat and enterprise open source. Learn more about how the Linux kernal has helped drive IT forward across the business and consumer worlds over the years.
WATCH THE CONVERSATION:
Open Source Stories: Healthcare Made Human
Common Connections usually unites strangers to talk about shared ideas. The latest episode explores a relationship that started with one of our films. The Open Patient (2016) brought Liz Salmi, Tom Delbanco and Jan Walker together to work for more transparency in healthcare. They return to explore what a new era of openness means for doctors and patients.
CHECK IT OUT:
Command Line Heroes Season 8 Trailer
Robots have a special place in our imaginations. Writers, artists, directors and more have shown how robots can change our world — for better or far, far worse. In the real world, robots seem a long way off. But are they? Season 8 of Command Line Heroes is all about the rise of the robots. They just may not be what you expect.
IN THE NEWS:
Business Live - The rise and rise of open source software
The benefits of open source software include steadily changing the world, one source code at a time. Paul Cormier and others comment on the rise of open source as an innovation engine for the software industry.
Finding freedom in open source: From translation to managing the implementation of edge in the automotive industry
Og Maciel, senior manager for Red Hat's Fleet Management Engineering team, discusses his journey with open source and how he found his path at Red Hat.
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