News Category: Open Source Practices

What MMORPGs Can Teach Us About Leveling Up a Heroic Developer Team

For the better part of a decade, I have been leading guilds in massively multiplayer role-playing games (MMORPGs). Currently, I lead a guild in Guild Wars 2, and before that, I led progression raid teams in World of Warcraft, while also maintaining a career as a software engineer. As I made the...
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The Top 13 Linux and Open Source Conferences in 2019

No matter how small your budget, there's a Linux or open source conference you can afford—and should attend. By the end of 2018, I'll have spent nine weeks at one open source conference or another. Now, you don't need to spend that much time on the road learning about Linux and open source...
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Watch the keynotes LIVE next week at Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe.

Tune Into Free Live Stream of Keynotes at Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe, October 22-24!

Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe is taking place in Edinburgh, UK next week, October 22-24, 2018. Can’t make it? You’ll be missed, but you don’t have to miss out on the action. Tune into the free livestream to catch all of the keynotes live from your desktop, tablet or phone! ...
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Think Global: How to Overcome Cultural Communication Challenges

In today's workplace, our colleagues may not be located in the same office, city, or even country. A growing number of tech companies have a global workforce comprised of employees with varied experiences and perspectives. This diversity allows companies to compete in the rapidly evolving...
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LLVM 7 Improves Performance Analysis, Linking

The compiler framework that powers Rust, Swift, and Clang offers new and revised tools for optimization, linking, and debugging. The developers behind LLVM, the open-source framework for building cross-platform compilers, have unveiled LLVM 7. The new release arrives right on schedule as part of...
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​Microsoft Open-Sources Its Patent Portfolio

By joining the Open Invention Network, Microsoft is offering its entire patent portfolio to all of the open-source patent consortium's members. Several years ago, I said the one thing Microsoft has to do -- to convince everyone in open source that it's truly an open-source supporter -- is stop...
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How Open Source Projects Are Pushing the Shift to Edge Computing

Gnanavelkandan Kathirvel of AT&T is sure of one thing: it will take a large group of open-source projects working together to push computing closer to the edge. He’s behind the telecom’s efforts at Akraino Edge Stack, a Linux Foundation project that aims to create an open-source software for...
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Open FinTech
Enterprise open source adoption has its own set of challenges, but it becomes easier if you have a clear plan to follow. At Open FinTech Forum, Ibrahim Haddad provides guidelines based on proven practices.

Open FinTech Forum Offers Tips for Open Source Success

2018 marks the year that open source disrupts yet another industry, and this time it’s financial services. The first-ever Open FinTech Forum, happening October 10-11 in New York City, focuses on the intersection of financial services and open source. It promises to provide attendees with guidance...
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Open Source Culture Starts with Programs and Policies

More than anything, open source programs are responsible for fostering “open source culture,” according to a survey The New Stack conducted with The Linux Foundation’s TODO Group. By creating an open source culture, companies with open source programs see the benefits we’ve previously reported,...
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Autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and gaming follow video as the top services driving edge applications.

New Video Applications Will Represent Majority of Edge Traffic by 2020, Survey Finds

In an effort to identify early edge applications, we recently partnered with IHS Markit to interview edge thought leaders representing major telcos, manufacturers, MSOs, equipment vendors, and chip vendors that hail from open source, startups, and large corporations from all over the globe. The...
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