Flock 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.

Last week I attended the Flock 2019 conference in Budapest, like many Fedora community members. There was a good mix of paid and volunteer community members at the event. That was nice to see, because I often worry about the overall aging of the community. Many people I know in …

Flock 2015 thoughts.

Getting started at Flock Like everyone on the Fedora Engineering team, I was in Rochester for the Flock conference last week. After several flight delays on our direct flight from DCA to Rochester, Justin Forbes, Ricky Elrod, and I finally arrived a little after 9:00pm — about four hours late. Thankfully Josh Boyer came to pick …

DevConf.cz, days 1 and 2.

DevConf.cz day 1, Friday. Friday was the first day of sessions at DevConf.cz, the biggest and best Czech open source event by developers, for developers. The event was packed, with over 900 attendees even before the weekend started! First up at 9:00 sharp was Tim Burke’s keynote about how Red …

Ohio Linux Fest 2011 report.

Following a truncated workday on Thursday, I quickly packed, threw my stuff in the car, and raced up the road as quickly as torrential rain would safely allow to Reagan National Airport. I took a short flight to Columbus, Ohio, where this weekend the Ohio Linux Fest 2011 was set …

Your money’s worth in “aha!” moments.

Hey, not to toot my own horn or anything — but I feel really fortunate and grateful to announce that the speakers committee at the Ohio Linux Fest 2010 put me on their list of speakers for this year’s conference. I last attended the conference in 2008 and it was …

Power punch.

Fedora Talk, Gobby, and IRC make for a great combination when it comes to inclusive conferencing. I joined a bit late, but there’s a fantastic online-enhanced teleconference going on today to tease out all the details around No Frozen Rawhide. Developers and maintainers will undoubtedly have questions about how the …