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We're back with keynote coverage on Day 3 of OSCON 2014! This comes to you (live stream) from Portland at the Oregon Convention Center.
0 comments Posted 24 Jul 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Milind Bhandarkar gives a talk about open source and big data at Great Wide Open 2014
0 comments Posted 22 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Garrett Smith from CloudBees has been in software engineering for over twenty years. He got introduced to the Erlang programming language while evaluating CouchDB. Along with Visual Basic, Visual C++, and Erlang, Garrett also learned about Python.
1 comment Posted 15 Jul 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
It is possible to build a business around open source. It's not easy, but it can be done. Patrick McFadin talks to us about how.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
How do you kickstart a DevOps culture at your company? It's not easy, but focusing your team on the open source can be a big help. Many of the principles of DevOps are similar to the open source way like rapid prototyping, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Bill Montgomery (Red Hat) Feed
I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote, but too often that doesn't happen. Open source claims it has a headache. Open content says it's too busy. Really, a headache? Really, too busy?
1 comment Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed
One profession that's embraced open source is journalism. Especially the area of data journalism. In this interview, data journalist and co-founder of Journalism++ discusses the advantages to using open source software for data journalism and the potential pitfalls of open data.
0 comments Posted 2 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
The other day I heard the phrase every open source educator hates to hear: "Well, you get what you pay for..." So, this time in my talk to the group, instead of explaining that 'free' means 'free as in freedom' not 'free of cost', I changed it up. I replied, "You're right you do."
16 comments Posted 26 Jun 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
I’m a big believer in collaboration. It's one of the main tenets of the open source way and a huge part of the design process. When done right, collaboration is about finding the right and diverse mix of people, collectively defining the problem and goals, and then collectively doing the work:... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Mary Ann Bitter (Red Hat) Feed
It takes a lot of courage to speak up in front of more than 5,000 people about something close to your heart. Especially when your stage is a company-wide email list within Red Hat (called memo-list) where everyone from engineers to interns to the CEO are reading and having their say. Nonetheless,... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Jun 2014 by Dayle Parker (Red Hat) Feed

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