maandag 4 maart, 2024
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife Overall, MIT and Apache 2.0 are by far the most popular licenses in terms of programming language, according to data from OSI’s ClearlyDefined project, reports Nick Vidal.  License use varies depending on the package manager, Vidal notes. However, “the simplicity of these licenses, allowing users...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The Linux Foundation is entering the generative AI era with the launch of Generative AI Commons, reports Sean Michael Kerner. The project “was quietly launched in September and has progressed steadily in the months since then.” The LF AI & Data Generative AI Commons now has...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife Depending on the command’s contents, watch may need to be inside quotation marks. For example, a command would need quotes if it uses a pipe in order to run less or grep. Alternatively, instead of quotes, you could run ‑‑exec (‑x), so that a...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife If passed into law, the EU’s comprehensive AI Act will affect all enterprise businesses using AI with operations in the EU, reports Makenzie Holland. And, the act may also provide an example to other governments of how to regulate AI. According to the latest agreement,...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The OpenBAO project has set out to maintain the open source version of HashiCorp’s Vault security software, reports Joab Jackson. “Vault is used in many distributed computing setups to manage secrets, or encrypted passwords, API keys, and other bits of sensitive information,” Jackson says. And,...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife We are about to enter the era of mass spying, says security technologist Bruce Schneier. “Surveillance has become the business model of the internet, and there’s no reasonable way for us to opt out of it,” Schneier states in an editorial for Slate. But, spying is another...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The Open Source Software Foundation (OpenSSF) has released a list of 10 Secure Software Development Guiding Principles to help organizations align their development efforts around recommended best practices. In line with the OpenSSF’s earlier Open Source Consumption Manifesto, these principles “describe a series of foundational...

10 Tech Books for 2023

Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife It’s time for FOSSlife’s traditional tech book roundup. Once again we’ve compiled a brief list of tech books to help you understand the world we live in as well as the impact of technology on all of us.   The books on this year’s list...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The use of generative AI is rapidly becoming widespread, particularly for programming, according to a recent survey from O’Reilly.  Mike Loukides reports that “two-thirds of our survey’s respondents (67%) report that their companies are using generative AI.” Additionally: 41% say their companies have been using AI...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife At the recent Open Source Summit (OSS) Japan 2023, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux stable kernel maintainer and member of the kernel security team, discussed the “evolving landscape of open source software security” and explained how the Linux kernel developers' security team approaches issues, reports Steven...