As a parent of three (children aged: 10, 7, and 5), I'm eager to share with my kids the values that attracted me to open source and the hacker ethos: sharing and building great things together, taking control of your environment, and embracing technology as a means of expression, rather than as... Read more
The Rochester Institute of Technology Gollisano College Dean's Lecture Series established in 2003 was "designed to expose 'real world' experts to our students and to provide professional development opportunities for our alumni and community friends." Last year brought Walter Bender of Sugar Labs... Read more
What most people do not know about the making of software: It Is Hard.
Looks like version 2 of Sugar on a Stick, codenamed Blueberry, is getting good reviews. Well, one good review, anyway. Still, for a good review, it's quite good indeed. Chuck Lawton writes the Geek Dad blog for Wired, and his review of Blueberry is delicious. A favorite nugget: