Kevin Sonney is a technology professional, media producer, and podcaster.

A Linux Sysadmin and Open Source advocate, Kevin has over 25 years in the IT industry, with over 15 years in Open Source. He currently works as an SRE at elastic.

Kevin hosts the weekly Productivity Alchemy Podcast. He and his wife, author and illustrator Ursula Vernon, co-host the weekly podcast Kevin and Ursula Eat Cheap (NSFW) and routinely attend sci-fi and comic conventions. Kevin also voiced Rev. Mord on The Hidden Almanac.

Kevin and Ursula live in Pittsboro, NC with a variety of dogs, cats, and chickens.

Authored Content

An old-fashioned video camera

Take control of your streaming with these open source supporting tools that simplify WebSockets.
Two diverse hands holding a globe

Find out what the open source world needs to work on in the final article in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.
Team communication, chat

Access Twitter, Reddit, chat, email, RSS, and your todo list in the nineteenth in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.
Document sending

Manage your email and view your schedule with the Emacs text editor in the eighteenth in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.
Chat via email

Handle your to-do list and get social from the text editor in the seventeenth in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.

Contributed Content

Working from home at a laptop

Opensource.com correspondents share their favorite tools for churning out words.