Right now the demand for access to learning is rising like the average temperature throughout the globe, flooding traditional institutional capacity. At the same time the web offers all-new possibilities for how we can both connect and share information. How can the practitioners of the open-source... Read more
I learned two things today. OK, let's hope that in a full day of Ohio LinuxFest, I learned more than two things. But these are the two relevant to this post: 1. People are still having LAN parties, even the Internet-disconnected kind. 2. They're doing it on Linux.
Project Cauã: Jon "maddog" Hall on creating a sustainable network of entrepreneurs from system administrators in Brazil
I've been hearing Jon "maddog" Hall talk about Project Cauã for a while now, and I've seen mention of it here and there. But his Ohio LinuxFest keynote, "Project Cauã: Creating Sustainable Computing Jobs in the Developing World," was the first time I got to hear a full description of the plan. In... Read more
Robyn Bergeron gave a Friday talk at Ohio LinuxFest titled "OM NOM - Open marketing--not obscure marketing." This post is based on her talk. Marketing is typically done in a room of people who are removed from those who develop the things they're marketing. Open marketing (not obscured marketing!)... Read more
These are the links and slides from our talk in the Ohio LinuxFest Medical Track on Friday, Sept. 10. Relevant links
Find out where the opensource.com team will be August 2010 and if you know of an event and think we should be there--tell us about it.
Earlier this year, Red Hat launched opensource.com as a way to shine a light on the places where the open source way is multiplying ideas and effort beyond technology. The open source way is more than a development model; it defines the characteristics of a culture. Openness. Transparency.... Read more