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One Laptop Per Child announces game jam

The non-profit group One Laptop Per Child recently announced a three-day game jam (which has nothing to do with marmalade, jelly, or other spreadable treats) scheduled for June 8-10 in Massachusetts. Hundreds of developers, educators, writers, and artists will collaborate to create open source educa...

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Battlestar Galactica open source project is frackin' sweet

Listen up, nuggets. You're in a Colonial Viper. You've got no wingman, three inbound Cylon Heavy Raiders, and you just spotted a Basestar several klicks away. What do you do? Choose your own adventure: Whiz your flight suit. Call for backup and fire up your FTL drive Hammer down the trigge...

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Open source SimCity in the works for OLPC's XO

Development is underway to create an open source version of the original SimCity for One Laptop Per Child's XO computer -- a.k.a. the $100 laptop. Apparently both Will Wright and EA are all for distributing a free version of the game (best thought of as an intro to programming for kids) with XO. OLP...

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Second Life abuzz with source code release [update 1]

Linden Lab has released the source code for the Second Life Viewer under the GPLv2 free software license, opening up its virtual world's client to a host of potential new features and improvements. The 'open source' announcement comes amidst a period of scrutiny in which the media has begun to debun...

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