Tag Archives: UTOSC

UTOSC 2012 Saturday – Bring your boardgames!

If it’s not clear, I love to play boardgames. Usually, I like strategy games like Settlers of Catan, Small World, Pandemic and much, much more. I’ve probably played around 100 different boardgames over the past 10 years. It’s a fun … 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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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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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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Hack Night Reborn: UTOS-ConMan needs some features

So, you don’t know what I am talking about?  Not sure where this is all leading?  Well, if you are interested in learning Python and Django or are an artistic hacker, we need you. Last year, we started a project … Continue reading

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Craziness: LFNW, OLPC and UTOS, oh my!

It’s been a crazy month here in my little part of the world. My favorite organization, the Utah Open Source Foundation announced it’s conference theme, dates and location. I’m really excited about this year’s possibilities and I keep hearing good … Continue reading

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UTOSC 2009: Theme, Venue, Dates Announced

So we finally announced the theme, dates and venue for the Utah Open Source Conference 2009.  Looks to be fun to see what people will think of it and the presentations that will result.  The theme, Affordability, Scalability, Reliability seemed … Continue reading

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