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It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing every day. From building robots to programming games to building your own electronics, the line between play and learning is steadily blurring, and what'... Read more
1 comment Posted 17 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
For those of us veterans in the open source software (OSS) community, certain technologies come along in our lifetime that revolutionise how we consume and manage our technology utilisation. During the early 2000s the concept of high availiability (HA) and clustering allowed Linux to really stack... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Jul 2014 by Richard Morrell Feed
What's in a name? Quite a bit, actually. To ensure compatibility between products sharing the same name, it's important that users can expect a core set of features to be consistent across different distributions. This is especially true with large projects like OpenStack which are made up of many... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) 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
Juhan Sonin wants to influence the world from protein, to policy, to pixel. And, he believes the only way to do that is with open source principles guiding the way.
0 comments Posted 15 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) 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
Justin Miller is an open source vet. He's the lead developer on the Mapbox mobile team, but he's been through the ranks. He worked on Linux.com, put in his time as a sysadmin, and then made his way into mobile development.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects—OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula—and turns those... Read more
1 comment Posted 11 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
I've been working as the documentation manager for the Koha project for six and a half years, so when I saw that Sarah White would be talking about documentation at OSCON this year I knew I wanted a chance to interview her.
0 comments Posted 11 Jul 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Firefox OS, Mozilla's open source mobile phone operating system, needs developers. And Benjamin Kerensa knows just where to find them.
2 comments Posted 10 Jul 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed

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