This Week in Linux News: Open Source Jobs Report Reveals In-Demand Skills, CII Announces New Badge Program, & More

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1) The Linux Foundation Jobs Report (published this week) shows Open source programming and DevOps skills to be in-demand amongst hiring managers.

Linux Foundation: Open Source Programming and DevOps Jobs Plentiful– The VAR Guy

2) The Core Infrastructure Initiative’s new badge program underscores CII’s mission to improve the security of open-source projects.

Linux Foundation Launches Badge Program to Boost Open Source Security– ZDNet

3) In a short new video, Linus Torvalds explains why it’s smart to choose an open source career.

Watch Why Linus Torvalds Says Linux is the Best Option for Career Building– TechWorm

4) Bryan Lunduke has noticed the decline in Mac users at tech conferences over the years.

Where Have all the MacBooks Gone at Linux Conferences?– NetworkWorld

5) “IoT developers seem to favor open source because ‘it’s free as in freedom,'” writes Matt Asay.

Open Source Near Ubiquitous in IoT, Report Finds– ReadWrite