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10 Best Articles on Open Source

The most useful articles on open source from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Open Source Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on open source by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. How Open Source is eating AI
  2. Amateur open-source researchers went viral unpacking the war in Ukraine
  3. Open Source Is Finally Coming to Financial Services
  4. ​Microsoft open-sources its patent portfolio
  5. Why is open source software so badly designed?

Short Articles

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Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles on open source.

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Open Source, including:

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a16z

we invest in software eating the world http://a16z.com/portfolio/ http://a16z.com/podcasts/

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Troy Hunt

Creator of @haveibeenpwned. Microsoft Regional Director. Pluralsight author. Online security, technology and “The Cloud”. Australian.

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CSS-Tricks

The official account for http://CSS-Tricks.com, a web design community powered by @DigitalOcean.

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Rest of World

We're a global nonprofit publication covering technology beyond the Western bubble. Sign up: http://restofworld.org/newsletter/ Mastodon: http://restof.social/@restofworld

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MIT Technology Review

Our in-depth reporting on innovation reveals and explains what’s really happening now to help you know what’s coming next. http://technologyreview.com/newsletters

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