Mel's reminder: What FOSS communities can look like from the outside
Jul 13, 2010 GMT
Red Hat's Mel Chua posted a blog entry called What FOSS communities can look like from the outside. Her post is a nice reminder that communication methods that we take for granted, such as IRC, can be barriers to entry into the FOSS community for new people.
Girls in Tech interview with Alison Randal
Jul 12, 2010 GMT
Girls in Tech' Ivo Lukas interviewed OSCON program chair Alison Randal about what to expect at next week's event. Alison says, "The theme is 'make it happen' – open source is in the position of broad acceptance now, we need to educate and expose as many individuals as possible - it’s on the cross road!"
(Thanks to Geek Feminism Blog for the interview link!)
OSCON 2010: Delightfully diversified
Jul 09, 2010 GMT
OSCON 2010 kicks off Monday, July 19, in Portland, Oregon with two days of tutorials followed by three days of sessions and an expo. This year's schedule offers a nice mix of sessions led by women, ranging from highly technical topics to the perfectly practical.
On Wednesday, Mel Chua and Karsten... more »
Interview with Joomla user Alice Grevet
Jul 07, 2010 GMT
Over on the Joomlablogger site, Kristoffer Sandven announced a new series of interviews with Joomla users. In his first interview, Kristoffer talks to Alice Grevet. Alice says, "I find the community to be very welcoming and full of the most wonderful people. We are stronger when we share what we know and learn from each other."
Alice also talks about how she got involved with the... more »
Linux Pro Magazine Gets Fresh
Jun 30, 2010 GMT
Our monthly magazine was long overdue for a redesign, but this task is easier said (debated, researched, etc.) than done. If you're familiar with print publishing, you know that we have a frantic schedule that never slows down. In our case, the pace has only picked up as we continue to more »
SC10: Doctoral Showcase (travel grants available!)
Jun 28, 2010 GMT
Here's a friendly reminder from SuperComputing 2010 to Ph.D. students:
The Doctoral Showcase invites Ph.D. students in HPC, networking, storage and analysis, who anticipate graduating within the next 12 months, to submit a short summary of their research. Those selected will present a 15-minute summary of their best research to experts in academia, industry and research laboratories. Students are encouraged to submit a one-page summary of their research, publication list, and three slides on their major results for consideration by the... more »