Study finds gender bias in open-source programming

A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women's contributions tend to be accepted more often than men's - but when a woman's gender ...

Google Go gets going (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has introduced its new experimental programming language Go, which aims to combine speedy application development through simplified coding with high-speed program execution.

FalconView Mapping Software Goes Open Source

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has released an open-source version of its popular FalconView software. The program displays topographical maps, aeronautical charts, satellite images and other ...

Open-source camera could revolutionize photography (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford photo scientists are out to reinvent digital photography with the introduction of an "open-source" digital camera, which will give programmers around the world the chance to create software that ...

GSM system about to be compromised

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research scientists in California and elsewhere are deliberately setting out to compromise the mobile phone system used by around three billion people. The system uses Global System for Mobile communications ...

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