‘Meeting for Good’ – Schedule Meetings in Multiple Time Zones

One of the great joys of open source is that it can unite geographically dispersed people to work together on software and other projects. This often happens asynchronously, via email and other tools. However, sometimes there are real benefits to having a live meeting. When that happens, keeping track of people’s availability in different time zones becomes a challenge. […]

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The Spirit of Open Source

The spirit of open source can be found all around us in the world. Just look for it, and you’ll find it. […]

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Imagine an Android Phone Without Linux Inside

Google Fuchsia logo

Google has plans to replace Linux-based Android with its own built-from-scratch operating system, Fuchsia. Why? Mainly, it seems, to get away from the GPL. […]

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Why Do You Choose Open Source?

The Screening Room

Conference keynote speeches can unify attendees around ideals or principles that cut across a broad swath of a particular field. Such was Chris Aedo’s recent OSCON keynote, which he summarizes in […]

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Linus Torvalds Talks to Debian Users

Linux Torvalds Debian conference

A little over two-and-a-half years ago, Linus Torvalds spent over an hour taking and answering questions from an audience of developers at DebConf14 in Portland, Oregon. Some of what he said is by now old news, but that’s interesting too, as it serves as a marker for where we’ve been. […]

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