Category Archives: Passion

‘The Quest for the Golden GoOSe’ Sprint is here!

Alright folks, it’s been decided, determined and is about to be announced! Um, yeah, that’s right everyone, the ‘Quest for the Golden GoOSe’ Sprint is on! When is this happening you ask? Well it’s very simple and very soon, in … Continue reading

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Come work on your project at UTOS Project Day

UTOS Project Day is: working on a project that you otherwise may not have time. learning a new technology by joining others. networking with other smart people who like to create stuff. junk food for up to 8 hours of … Continue reading

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30-day Geek Challenge | Day 24 – Geek hero

This post is part of my ‘30-day Geek Challenge‘.  As I stated, the order isn’t important, nor will I do one per day.  Feel free to make your own list, or copy mine and participate.  Should be a lot of … Continue reading

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What have I been up to lately? Chasing my own tail!

Lately, I’ve feel like I’m very busy trying to become busy It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride, and so far, being an independent consultant has been very fruitful for me.  Until mid-January, I was as busy as I … Continue reading

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FUDCon Tempe 2011, as it happens, I’m on my way!

It’s strange, odd even.  I’m not quite sure how to react, but it is very weird to me. FUDCon Tempe 2011 is here in just a few short days.  Some of the people I would expect to attend, aren’t going … Continue reading

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The end of an era: Starting a new job and a new life

Boy has my life has changed recently! I mean it, It really has changed…just over two months ago, my son Alexander James was born.  He was 6 weeks early.  Wow, it’s been a ride.  I had to take some time off … Continue reading

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Combating Apathy in [Free and Open Source] Communities — Part 3

This article is a part of a three part series, if you haven’t read the first part and second part, you really should. How do we address this problem?  Who does it? In other words, how do small to medium … Continue reading

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Combating Apathy in [Free and Open Source] Communities — Part 2

This article is a part of a three part series, if you haven’t read the first part, you really should. Why don’t more people actually volunteer 2-3 hours per month? One word, Apathy.  Yes, apathy. I believe apathy is what … Continue reading

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Combating Apathy: How to Keep a [Free and Open Source] Community Alive

This June will mark the fourth anniversary of the creation of the Utah Open Source Foundation.  In October, we will be hosting approximately 500 attendees at the fourth annual Utah Open Source Conference. What started out as a simple idea … Continue reading

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FUDCon F13: Toronto, there are too many paths!

At the moment, I’m committed to heading up to the Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) this December 5-7.  And while it’s promising to be a blast with all of my Fedora friends, great hackfests, sessions and even a project … Continue reading

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