Computer science courses at universities are great at teaching algorithms, basic principles, and the theoretical foundation of computing. While these are essential for broader grasp of the discipline, graduates often find themselves lacking the practical skills needed by companies in their day-to-... Read more
Free and open source software (FOSS) has made huge inroads over the last decade or two, especially in the corporate world. Even so, some legal departments can be wary of their organizations using or contributing to FOSS.
Joan Touzet of the Apache Software Foundation will keynote this year's Texas Linux Fest. in this interview, she tells us about the CouchDB community and her upcoming conference talk.
Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and enterprise. Forsstrom is a current board member of OSIA (Open Source Industry Australia). She will be speaking at LinuxCon North America, with her talk... Read more
Alicia Gibb chats with us about teaching herself electronics, establishing the Open Source Hardware Association, and increasing diversity in tech.
According to the latest numbers from the World Health Organization, over a billion people in the world live with some sort of disability. Addressing the various accommodations, abilities, and disabilities of the world's largest minority may seem like a daunting task for developers of all stripes,... Read more
In this interview, Jerome Petazzoni of Docker provides insight into Docker and explains how one can manage storage for Docker containers and how to make data move with Docker containers.
In this interview, Frank Karlitschek of ownCloud explains the project's present status and future goals.
The Document Foundation's Italo Vignoli shares his experiences as a founding member, employee, and volunteer with LibreOffice, as well as what's on the horizon for the open source project.
OSCON 2015 speaker Emma Jane Hogbin Westby offers a preview of her Git talk and training, including three things she likes about Git, and a few things Git gets wrong. She also offers practical advice for teams thinking about moving to a Git workflow strategy.