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Meet the Man Behind the Jeopardy Super Computer at End User Summit

Valentine’s Day: chocolate hearts, love and super computers! At least this year my Valentine’s Day will take a decidedly nerdy turn as I celebrate by watching the IBM Super Computer Watson compete on Jeopardy against two past champions. Creating a computer that can compete in a game show like this takes incredible technical achievement from many areas (from processors to understanding natural language). As Wired Magazine said, “When it comes to American technology innovation over the last hundred years, IBM is unparalleled.” Of course Watson runs Linux, and we’re thrilled to feature the Principal Investigator of the Watson...

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HP to Put Linux in Printers and PC’s: It’s the End of an Era for Windows

I attended HP’s press conference this morning and Linux again took center stage as a major technology leader revealed the details of its mobile device strategy. HP announced two new WebOS phones and more importantly an impressive new tablet that is a clear contender against the iPad. While I don’t for one second underestimate Apple, that was not the most interesting part of the event for me. The most interesting part of the event came near the end when HP announced that it is going to ship WebOS not only in phones, tablets and printers, but in PC’s as well. In doing so, the worlds largest PC supplier is indicating that they are going to ship PC’s without Windows. For Microsoft - who was nowhere at this event - that has got to hurt. Perhaps this really IS the year of the Linux...

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We Need Your Help on IT Security

Take a minute to make sure your unique voice is heard with regards to IT security...

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Starting an Open Source Project

Starting an open source software project might seem like a daunting undertaking, but luckily there are plenty of examples of how to do it successfully.

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Ask the Experts: How to Get Paid to Work on Linux

Looking for a job? If so, you're certainly not alone. Millions of people continue to be on the hunt...

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