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Open source will never do that...

Open source continues to debunk myths about its theoretical limits, most recently in applicant tracking, energy management, and teaching.

Years ago I proclaimed open source would never be relevant in the application market. Now I work for an open-source applications company.

Lesson? It's generally not a good idea to underestimate open source's potency.

To wit, here are three "Who would have thought open source could do that?" announcements that recently hit my RSS reader:

I'm sure open source is not good for something. I'm equally sure that deficiency won't last. It never does.

What are some of the more interesting applications you've seen for open source?


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