Free Online: Kirrily Robert's ApacheCon US 2009 Keynote Video
Nov 24, 2009 GMT
Linux Pro Magazine, in partnership with The Apache Foundation and Collabnet, streamed from ApacheCon US 2009 and the videos are now available online. And did I mention that they're Free?!
To watch Kirrily Robert's Standing Out in a Crowd talk and other ApacheCon US 2009 videos, visit: http://www.linuxpromagazine.com/apacheconus2009
ROSE Blog Interviews: Valerie Bubb Fenwick, Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems
Nov 23, 2009 GMT
Valerie Bubb Fenwick is a Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, contributor to Solaris 10 Security Essentials, and lead for the OpenSolaris Change Request Team. She helped design and was a major contributor to the Solaris Cryptographic... more »
Confessions of a Public Fast-Talker
Nov 19, 2009 GMT
When I returned to my office from SC09 today, I found my requested review copy of Confessions of a Public Speaker on my desk. I plan to read it as soon as possible and I'll post my review here on this blog as part of my effort to see 2010 as The Year of WIOS at Events.
Today I also found... more »
Sarah Stokely on Women in Tech (or what's keeping them out)
Nov 11, 2009 GMT
Sarah Stokely posted a thoughtful response today to the question What is keeping women out of tech? She says, "It’s partly because so many sexist behaviours happen again and again and again that women sometimes lose patience with demanding better behaviour. It sometimes feels you’d have more success trying to herd a colony of cats than change the elements within any given male... more »
Open and Accessible
Nov 02, 2009 GMT
One of the many things I love about working in the world of open source is that this field is much more about passion than profit. Think of how many extra hours you or your friends and colleagues put in on nights and weekends (and occasional holidays). You don't do that for just a "Job".
I'm excited to work in a field full of people who are so aware of – passionate about – accessibility issues. On one hand, we have access to the most cutting-edge technologies, but on the other hand, we are working on ways to improve and deliver this technology to... more »
ROSE Blog Interviews: Ellen Siever, co-author of Linux in a Nutshell
Nov 02, 2009 GMT
The latest release of O'Reilly's well-respected Linux in a Nutshell book recently hit bookstore shelves. Co-author Ellen Siever answers the ROSE Blog interview questions:
Q: Who are you?
A: I'm Ellen... more »
Ubuntu 9.10 Released; Ubuntu User magazine goes to print
Oct 29, 2009 GMT
Ubuntu 9.10, a.k.a. Karmic Koala, was officially released today, and Ubuntu users around the world celebrated in person at the official release party, online, and by downloading the latest version.
Here in our editorial offices we put the finishing touches on Ubuntu User magazine issue #3... more »