[Editor's note: This commentary originally ran as an item in the Larry the Free Software Guy blog earlier this year.]
I wrote a blog item back in October 2011 that garnered the highest amount of hits (well into five figures), and the highest amount of comments (around 200), that this blog has ever achieved. Even the follow-up blog item garnered an abnormally high number of eyeballs. No, I’m not linking to either because I’d prefer [...]
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I spent the summer of ’67, the Summer of Love, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Although the hippie thing hadn’t yet made it there, the city was still cool and somewhat hip, even though at first glance it appeared to be little more than just another sleepy southern capital, flush with tobacco money and not quite sure about the end of state-sanctioned segregation, which was just getting underway. Nearly fifty years later, Raleigh still has cool [...]
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FOSS Force won’t be covering the Seattle GNU/Linux conference (SeaGL) which is scheduled to take flight this coming Friday and Saturday. Plans to cover the event were made public several weeks back.
The cancelling of SeaGL’s coverage was announced earlier today by FOSS Force publisher and editor Christine Hall.
“Unfortunately, we’ve been hit by an unavoidable scheduling conflict, which means it will not be possible for Larry Cafiero to be in Seattle to cover the [...]
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This year IT-oLogy, the organization behind the annual POSSCON conference in Columbia, South Carolina, cancelled the event in order to focus on launching the Great Wide Open (GWO) conference in Atlanta. At the time, some expressed fear that this might signal the end of the Palmetto State event, that Great Wide Open actually meant a move and new name for the conference. At the same time, others were speculating that GWO would be a one-off [...]
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