Flock Day 1.

Here’s a summary of today’s activity where I participated or attended: Up at 5:45am so Matthew and I could meet up with Josh Boyer, Tom Callaway, Ruth Suehle, and Joe Brockmeier for breakfast. Then we arrived at the Flock venue early. Helped set up rooms with wifi information for attendees. …

DevConf.cz 2014 begins!

I’ve been at Red Hat’s Czech office in beautiful Brno this week. That means lots of meetings, lots of email and conversations, and lots of good beer. ? But the best part is this weekend’s big event, the Developer Conference event. This is one of the biggest open source events …

Discoveries, no. 577.

This past week I discovered the following awesome things: Moving from a 10-year-old DOCSIS 2.0 modem to a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, assuming your cable ISP is remotely in tune with the times, will make your bandwidth better. Moving from a 7-year-old (?) Linksys WRT54GL a/b/g wireless router to a new …

Manners matters.

I was checking out this fabulous new book called Open Advice after seeing a link on a mailing list. The book is a collection of reflections by experienced (and often well-known) free and open source software contributors on things they wish they’d known when they started in FOSS. I found …