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Open source has a cyber security posse heading to POSSCON

Open source has a cyber security posse heading to POSSCON

One of my favorite projects I have the good fortune to be contributing to was created by the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (that's DHS S&T in Beltway lingo, the equivalent of the R&D arm of the agency for the rest of us mere mortals)  It's called the HOST program (Homeland Open Security Technology). » Read more

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SCaLE celebrates a successful tenth year as a premier Linux conference

SCALE 10x

The Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) was one of the earliest regional Linux gatherings and celebrated its tenth year late last month. Many of today's local Linux conferences draw inspiration from it; just last August, Linux Journal interviewed SCaLE organizer Gareth Greenaway for a behind-the-scenes look at the event's success. » Read more

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FUDCon Pune: The making of a conference

FUDCon Pune

FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, held multiple times a year in different parts of the world. Each region (North America, EMEA, LATAM, APAC, and Africa) gets one conference per year, and Fedora enthusiasts are invited to submit bids to host the conference in their regions.

Goals of a FUDCon » Read more

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Map of open source conferences and events

Map of open source conferences and events

We've already asked you to help compile a list of open source events and conferences. Now we've got a map. What's missing? Leave a comment with the event name, location for 2012, and URL. Anything you mention here, we'll also add to the list in our Resources section. Feel free to share this map, download the data, and reuse it.

Tip: Big box that says "Layers" in the way of the map? Click the small green double arrows at the top left to hide this menu. » Read more

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Event report: FUDCon Pune

FUDCon Pune

Day I, Friday, November 4, 2011

I arrived early on day I of FUDCon Pune 2011 to help with the registration desk. We had different counters for speakers and volunteers, and for delegates. Fedora banners were placed at various seminar locations on campus to indicate where the talks and sessions were being held. » Read more

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Poll: Upcoming open source conferences

Poll: Upcoming open source conferences

Let us know which of these upcoming conferences you plan on attending and if you'd like to submit an event report. » Read more

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Martha Kanter and Jim Shelton of the US Department of Education open the 2011 Open Education Conference

Open Education Conference 2011

Martha Kanter, Undersecretary of Education in the US Department of Education, gave today's opening keynote at the 2011 Open Education Conference in Park City, UT, followed by Jim Shelton, the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.

When President Obama took office, he asserted that the US should strive to have the best, most educated, most competitive workforce in the world. But right now we're 16th in the world in education and being outcompeted by other countries, including Singapore and China. » Read more

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Live from CapitolCamp2011

Live from CapitolCamp2011

The third-annual Capitol Camp is an unconference held in Albany, New York (the State Capitol). The past two years of camp have also included a 'developer summit,' described on the website like so: » Read more

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OSCON 2011: Open source won. Now what?

The theme of OSCON 2011 is "From disruption to default." While that certainly captures the status of open source these days, it isn't exactly news to anyone attending the conference. But the welcoming keynote addresses and early sessions devoted to data scalability and Java seem to be giving attendees fuel for thought and grist for some real soul-searching as the era of open source ubiquity (if not outright dominance) begins. » Read more

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LinuxCon schedule announced, including Torvalds, Mickos, Whitehurst

Today The Linux Foundation announces the lineup of speakers for this year's LinuxCon North America, and we're pretty happy to see a lot of opensource.com contributors on the agenda. As a part of the event, the foundation is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Linux through various activities, including a LinuxCon keynote by Linus Torvalds. » Read more

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