LPI Blog

The Prides and Perils of Open (Source) Diplomacy

19 December, 2019 - by Evan Leibovitch

Decades of experience in giving speeches, keynotes, and running workshops. Done! Days of scripting and slide-making, and targeting a highly technical COSCUP audience. Done! Seventeen hours of a flight to Shanghai followed by a maglev train into the city. Done! An hour-long presentation about open source education, careers, and opportunities. Done!... Read more

Blame the Tool or Blame the Tool User

18 November, 2019 - by Marcel Gagné

A long time ago and far away, a Captain in the British Army retired from service and moved to an estate near Ballinrobe in Ireland. His name was Charles and he moved into Lough Mask House, a property owned by a wealthy landowner by the name of Lord Erne who was, by the way, the third Lord of Erne, and became an agent for Erne's properties. Charles oversaw the Lord's properties in County Mayo and collected rents.... Read more

Open Source, Artificial Intelligence, and LPI

6 October, 2019 - by Marcel Gagné

I'm going to lead with the punchline on this one. I believe that LPI should invest in providing a certification path for some kind of machine learning, specifically geared to open source development in artificial intelligence. ... Read more

Tailor-Made Suits for Computers: TUXEDO Computers

23 September, 2019 - by Herbert Feiler

In this article, we asked Herbert Feiler about how TUXEDO Computers was born, how it developed into the company it is today, and what he sees in its future.   Turning a hobby into a profession may sound trite, but it best describes the way I’ve worked to create TUXEDO Computers.... Read more

Open Source Journeys: In Conversation With Jon "maddog" Hall

19 August, 2019 - by Marcel Gagné

In "Open Source Journeys", Marcel hangs out and chats with people who have been captured by the spirit and promise of Linux and Open Source software. Open Source is part philosophy, part technology, and part ideology. That's a powerful combination that sparks the imagination in different ways for different people. Today's guest today is Jon "maddog" Hall.... Read more