Juliet Kemp on Green Computing
Oct 12, 2009 GMT
Check out Juliet Kemp's cool article on LinuxPlanet about Green Computing. Kemp compares power usage and lifespan between desktops and laptops, adding, "But power usage isn't all there is: there are those production and disposal costs, for which lifespan really does matter." Kemp also talks about the push for more efficient code.
ROSE Blog Interviews: KDE Project's A. L. Spehr
Oct 06, 2009 GMT
Q: Who are you?
A: A. L. Spehr, "Alex" – blauzahl online.
I co-founded KDE's BugSquad, a bug triage group. I've done all sorts of other little things for the KDE Project as well. Through people I met working with the KHTML (browser rendering) people, I was hired into my current job at froglogic GmBH.
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Birthdays and Blogging
Oct 05, 2009 GMT
On October 7, 1996 I gave birth to my one and only child. She turns 13 on Wednesday, so I'll officially be the mother of an official teenager. Yipes.
On March 5, 2009 I wrote about a fellow mom and blogger, Amber Graner, who was putting open source to the mom test. Since then, I've had the pleasure of meeting Amber in person and rooming with her at OSCON in July, admiring her enthusiasm as she helped organize Atlanta Linux Fest... more »
People, Places, and Participation
Oct 02, 2009 GMT
Our blogger and columnist Bruce Byfield wrote a follow-up to the FSF mini-summit of women in free software. At Ohio LinuxFest last week, I spoke briefly to Deb Nicholson about the summit and it sounds like the "mini" nature of it worked well. Stormy... more »
Sep 30, 2009 GMT
A couple of weeks ago I bought a box of more »
LinuxCon: Shuttleworth Video Online
Sep 29, 2009 GMT
We posted the video of the LinuxCon Shuttleworth keynote online. I think it's important to note that live streaming and video archives was provided in partnership with the Linux Foundation. The Linux Foundation opted to make all the keynotes available for free in an effort to allow as many people as possible to participate in the first LinuxCon.
Before the video went online, I emailed Mark... more »
LinuxCon in Review
Sep 25, 2009 GMT
I spent most of my LinuxCon time near our camera person, following along as he streamed the keynotes and select tracks. Henrik was kind enough to post the Linux kernel roundtable video online for us, and I'll send out a tweet as soon as additional archive videos are available.
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