This year's Tizen Developer Conference is June 2-4 in San Francisco. As always, the content will be technically oriented and geared towards Tizen app and platform developers. But this year, there's a twist.
When electrical engineer Manjinder Bains learned in January that his employer's planned restructuring would put his job at risk, he signed up to take a training course that teaches how the Linux kernel is built, and the tools used for debugging and monitoring the kernel.
Linux kernel developer and Linux Foundation fellow Greg Kroah-Hartman was spotted on Google+ with developers Lennart Poettering, Kay Sievers and David Strauss wearing silly hats at a recent Systemd hackfest.
It’s been inspiring to see the principles of Linux and open source -- open collaboration, meritocracy, crowdsourcing -- spread to other areas of society, from education to 3D printing to medical devices and cars. This year’s LinuxCon and CloudOpen will showcase this important work.