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

Working on a team, busy worklife

Easy!Appointments is an open source appointment scheduler filled with features to make planning your day easier.
gears and lightbulb to represent innovation

Trim down that email and make your life easier with these simple suggestions.
Working on a team, busy worklife

Nextcloud can replace many of the online apps you use for collaboration, organization, and task management.
Note taking hand writing

Journaling has a long history. Here are three open source tools to help make your journaling life a little easier.
Kanban-style organization action

Use folders for what they're for - storing messages and tasks. Use labels to help you better organize what's in those folders.

Contributed Content

Working from home at a laptop correspondents share their favorite tools for churning out words.