Tag: open source software

by Rich Gordon

In the community of media and journalism innovators, it is commonly accepted that releasing software with an open-source license is the best way to maximize the chance that others will use your code. Yet, by any measure, the vast majority of open-source software goes nowhere. That’s why we’ve spent some time at Knight Lab trying [...] more »

by Philip Neustrom

Hey friends! Whew! A lot has happened since our last PBS Idea Lab blog update! Our first focus community, DentonWiki, has been doing great, and several of our other focus communities are close to launching. Around 50 people attended an editing sprint to help TriangleWiki get ready to launch. Just recently, nearly 50 people came [...] more »

by Mike Ivanov

It’s time for another project update. We’ve been hard at work on the core of the software that will power LocalWiki. We’ve also been spending time running around meeting people passionate about local media and planning out many things to come. Basic groundwork laid Many of you know about the Davis Wiki, but what you [...] more »