Tag Archives: Community

Presenting at SELF 2012 and Other Cool Activites

I am excited to be speaking at the SouthEast LinuxFest tomorrow!! The presentation about one of my latest projects, GoOSe Linux – Rebuilding Enterprise Linux the ‘Community’ Way. The presentation will take place at 1:30pm on Friday, June 8. If … Continue reading

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IRC: Private messages considered harmful – or Be considerate to others on IRC

I use IRC a LOT. IRC Clients allow users to send what are called “private messages” (or PMs). Today, I sent a private message to my friend Kevin Fenzi. I received the following reply: ‘(Autoreply) Please consider if what you … Continue reading

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GoOSe Project: Progress toward Skein 2.0

As some of you may already know, I’ve been a part of this enterprise rebuild project for a while now and things have been going pretty well. Recently, though, I’ve made some good progress on our import and build tool, … Continue reading

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The future, part 36 : UTOS

Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls, may I have your attention please! You know, I’ve always enjoyed that statement.  I love hearing it over the PA at the circus, at a restaurant when someone is about to make an announcement, … 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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UTOSC 2009: Breakfast is served!

As part of my effort to help out folks coming in for the Utah Open Source Conference 2009, we have filled up our household with out-of-towners. However, when I asked my awesome sweetie , Jennifer, about food, she had this … Continue reading

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I’m Going to FUDCon

So it looks like my whining and moaning paid off!  I didn’t expect that anyone could help me, the money had been spent, things were cancelled and I was screwed! I recieved a comment on my blog from Mo inviting … Continue reading

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Fedora, Getting Involved Guide (GIG)

Recently, I’ve been very interested in getting involved more and more with the Fedora Project.  In fact, the latest project in which I’m involved, the Getting Involved Guide (GIG). I started with this guide because my so-called friend Jared Smith … Continue reading

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