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I sat down with Leslie Hawthorn, Community Manager at Red Hat, and chatted with her about the 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference that was held in Baltimore, Maryland this year. She confided that the theme, Are we there yet?, is a reference to the idea that while women... Read more
3 comments Posted 18 Dec 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
experience
Zanata is an open source translation platform written in Java that offers translation memory, an online translation editor, and workflow integration with REST APIs and command-line tools. For translators, it is a web browser-based translation environment where previous translations provide context... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Dec 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
business as usual dead end
If you think streets are for driving, you’re not alone. But you are also not thinking outside the box. Open Streets initiatives are taking root across the continent, with communities everywhere looking to use their streets for walking, dancing, bicycling, partying, and dozens of other activities... Read more
1 comment Posted 14 Dec 2012 by Rebecca Sanborn Stone Feed
open source tools
At my public library job, all day long I help people use the library's public access computers. At the end of a long day's work, I enjoy kicking back and listening to some YouTube music videos. One way I do this is to search YouTube for new Bob Dylan cover songs. I search YouTube for: Bob Dylan... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Dec 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
creativity
Scientific software tools have long lived in the conflict zone between open source ideals and proprietary exploitation. The values of science (openness, transparency, and free exchange) are at odds with the desires of individuals and organizations to transition scientific tools to a commercial... Read more
1 comment Posted 13 Dec 2012 by Shane T. Mueller Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Favouring open source
I have been a developer for a number of years (yes, it’s a large-ish number) and I’ve worked on teams that have developed software on commercial platforms, on teams that have used a mixture of open source and commercial components, and on teams that have used primarily open source. Overall, I’... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Glen Bettridge Feed
pumpkin spice latte
Coffee, often cited as the second most highly traded commodity in the world, is deeply personal for many. Every coffee drinker has their favorite brand, blend, and brew method. Years ago I considered myself a coffee fan, but the coffee I was drinking was so loaded with cream and sugar that it... Read more
2 comments Posted 7 Dec 2012 by A.Strong (Red Hat) Feed
Creative Commons design mash up
I recently graduated in May, and I had not heard of Creative Commons until I came to work at Red Hat. After a few months, I had gained some familiarity with Creative Commons but it was only when I was recently asked to create images for their 10th Anniversary that I realized I had some research to... Read more
2 comments Posted 7 Dec 2012 by Jenna Slawson Feed

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