Interview with PyCon Publicity Coordinator: Catherine Devlin
Mar 07, 2011 GMT
Amber Graner is doing a series of interviews with PyCon 2011 organizers and volunteers. Today she posted an interview with Catherine Devlin over on her Ubuntu User blog -- PyCon Personality: Catherine Devlin.
Let us know if you have suggestions for other FLOSS women we should interview!
Women who inspire
Mar 04, 2011 GMT
Amber Graner, Leigh Honeywell, Ruth Suele
Last weekend at SCaLE9x, I participated in the annual Weakest Geek competition, along with Pete Graner (Ubuntu kernel manager), Rob Spectre (Boxee developer), Don Marti (2010 Weakest... more »
Geeky Valentine's Day Roundup
Feb 14, 2011 GMT
I have nothing against Valentine's Day, but I also don't go crazy for the holiday, either. Tonight, my husband and I will go bowling, just like we do every Monday night. I even splurged and sent him a gift as unique and fun as our relationship (I'm sure he'll love his new more »
Education: Open source as an alternative 'study abroad' experience
Feb 07, 2011 GMT
Red Hat's Mel Chua searched under "why study abroad" and then tweaked the results to create this clever "why contribute to open source" article. Be sure to check out the Teaching Open Source site for more articles and resources on open source and education.
ROSE Blog Interviews: Barbara Irwin, Loads of Linux Links Maintainer
Feb 07, 2011 GMT
Recently I received an email from Barbara Irwin, a Linux user since 1997. After 30 years in the library business, Barbara retired about nine years ago. "After retiring, I was looking for a useful and interesting project in Linux and/or open source," she says. "As it happened, a neat project literally fell into my lap via my local LUG, which I had been participating in," she adds. The neat project is website called Loads of Linux Links.... more »
Interviews: Anne Østergaard and Carla Schroder
Jan 27, 2011 GMT
The Fellowship of Free Software Foundation Europe site has an interesting interview with Anne Østergaard. According to the interview, Anne is a former Vice Chairman at GNOME, heavily involved in political lobbying, and fights for changes in software patents and copyright. "Until we have spread the fundamental freedoms of Free Software further there is little chance that we can make individuals understand the... more »
Linux Training: Learn at your leisure
Jan 18, 2011 GMT
Jennifer Cloer sent me a link to a recent Linux.com story about Deborah Wazir, who says that her Linux skills helped her land a job. Deborah tells Jennifer, ""I bought some Linux-based magazines with Live CDs of various distros, bought a book on Ubuntu, borrowed an old laptop from my son, downloaded VMWare and Red Hat, and... more »