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How can open source concepts and technologies change the world? Help poor communities and build eco-villages? John S. Camilleri, EVP of Product Development for Green Energy Corporation, describes how microgrids can leverage natural resources in places like Haiti to help improve the standard of... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Aug 2012 by John Camilleri Feed
annoying bugs
On August 1, Knight Capital Group, a financial services company, lost $440 million in less than an hour because of a software bug. As I understand it, this bug could have been avoided if more thorough testing was done before release but, as the Omaha World-Herald reports, the company "rushed to... Read more
9 comments Posted 15 Aug 2012 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Core purpose
Mailing lists seem to be the life blood of many open source projects. Here at Red Hat, there seems to be a mailing list for everything. There’s a company-wide memo-list to foster collaboration and connect with colleagues around the world and many special interest mailing lists like our home beer... Read more
6 comments Posted 14 Aug 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Core purpose
Mailing lists seem to be the life blood of many open source projects. Here at Red Hat, there seems to be a mailing list for everything. There’s a company-wide memo-list to foster collaboration and connect with colleagues around the world and many special interest mailing lists like our home beer... Read more
6 comments Posted 14 Aug 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Interns learn about open source culture at Red Hat
This summer I worked as a marketing intern at Red Hat in the JBoss Middleware business unit. As you may expect, I learned a lot about marketing and middleware. But I also learned that open source is as much a culture as a software development model. 
1 comment Posted 10 Aug 2012 by Shay Chapman (Red Hat) Feed
Knowledge is power: A hacker's curriculum
It might sound strange, but every industry and profession could benefit from an employee as creative, resourceful, and motivated as a hacker. Hackers can teach themselves how things work and how groups of things work together. Hackers know how to modify things—to adjust, personalize, and even... Read more
10 comments Posted 9 Aug 2012 by Pete Herzog Feed
One of the first images of the Martian surface from Curiosity
Been wondering what it's like to be a flight controller in charge of exploring Mars? You can satisfy your Curiosity curiosity by downloading NASA's next-generation mission operations software, Mission Control Technologies. NASA Ames Research Center released the MCT software under an Apache 2.0... Read more
0 comments Posted 8 Aug 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Kaitlin Thaney speaks at OSCON 2012
At the recent OSCON 2012 convention, Kaitlin Thaney, Manager of External Partnerships at Digital Science, shared in her talk a fresh approach to scientific research.
3 comments Posted 7 Aug 2012 by Luis Ibanez Feed
The naked ping
The naked, unaswered ping. It might leave you wondering, what did that person want? Was it important? Why didn't they just ask me what they needed?
15 comments Posted 3 Aug 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
The naked ping
The naked, unaswered ping. It might leave you wondering, what did that person want? Was it important? Why didn't they just ask me what they needed?
15 comments Posted 3 Aug 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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