How to Work Remotely and Securely with FOSS Tools

With the advent of global problems such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need for social distancing to help mitigate the spread of such diseases, many organizations are looking to remote solutions. A well-designed disaster recovery plan would already have policies … Per saperne di più

Virtual Meetings in Times of Pandemic

“May you live in interesting times.” So goes the proverbial and purportedly Chinese curse, which seems appropriate given the global pandemic that originated around Wuhan, China. That said, it’s also very likely false; the quote, that is, not the pandemic. … Per saperne di più

Learn and Volunteer With Your Extra Time at Home

You may be spending far more time at home than you’re used these days but that doesn’t mean it’s time to be bored! Linux Professional Institute (LPI) offers various ways to educate yourself and volunteer your time to assist in … Per saperne di più

Rails Girls Summer of Code – Bringing Diversity to Open Source

With the awesome power of community behind it, open source can reach in, shake up and improve every aspect of our lives. That’s a big part of its draw. For those among us struggling to kickstart a career in coding, … Per saperne di più

Knowledge Freedom – The Linux Professional Institute trip to Cuba

From November 17th to 25th of 2019, the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) team was reunited in Cuba for a series of activities involving Academia, Industry, Government, and, of course, the local Free Software Community. For … Per saperne di più

The DevOps Paradox

As the evolution of technology marches forward, more and more tools and knowledge becomes available. We actually have so many tools and so much knowledge at our disposal nowadays that it’s sometimes difficult to choose what tool(s) we use and … Per saperne di più

The Developer’s Conference – not only about software freedom

Do you know the average lifespan of a transgender human being in Brazil is 35 years? Also, 73% of them suffer verbal aggression every day and 25% have suffered physical aggression (1). Shocking, right? Is this the kind of thing … Per saperne di più

The Prides and Perils of Open (Source) Diplomacy

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! … Per saperne di più

Outcert and LPI: Lifelong Learning is More Than a Purpose

Lital Shoshan Idel tells me, “We want to spread a message to the world. A message as to why lifelong learning it is more than a purpose; it’s a vision that must be clear to all of us. Sharing in that … Per saperne di più

Blame the Tool or Blame the Tool User

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 … Per saperne di più

Tailor-Made Suits for Computers: TUXEDO Computers

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 … Per saperne di più

Open Source Journeys: In Conversation With Jon “maddog” Hall

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 … Per saperne di più