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Women in tech
“Technology events are very important... It is about the connections you make, the exposure you get, and being out there to inspire and motivate yourself and others,” says Vinu Charanya, Software Engineer at Twitter.

Women-Focused Networking Events Can Make a Big Difference, Says Twitter's Vinu Charanya

During LinuxCon North America in Toronto, The Linux Foundation organized a women’s networking lunch that included more than 100 women from different walks of life. What’s most exciting about this event was that instead of having one speaker, or a panel of speakers delivering speeches, each attendee...
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Linux Developers Under Denial-of-Service Attack

If you can't reach your favorite Linux developer by IM or email today, it's because they're under a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. The top programmers are all at the Linux Plumbers conference, which is being hammered by an internet attacker. According to James Bottomley, an IBM Research ...
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Eben Moglen
Eben Moglen highlights the roles of engagement and education in building effective, ever-lasting communities and spreading users' freedom.

Eben Moglen on GPL Compliance and Building Communities: What Works

Software Freedom Law Center, the pro-bono law firm led by Eben Moglen, Professor of law at Columbia Law School and the world's foremost authority on Free and Open Source Software law held its annual fall conference at Columbia  Law School, New York on Oct. 28. The full-day program featured...
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Jilayne Lovejoy
Jilayne Lovejoy, Principal Open Source Counsel at ARM talks about collaboration beyond code with the OpenChain project at LinuxCon Europe.

Building a Trusted Open Source Software Supply Chain With OpenChain

There are many examples of collaboration all around us that stretch far beyond the type of collaboration in open source projects. As preparation for her keynote at LinuxCon Europe, Jilayne Lovejoy, Principal Open Source Counsel at ARM, watched a TED talk by Rodney Mullen and was inspired by how he...
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CodeNode London
Bloomberg will hold Node.js hackathon events in New York and London on Oct. 1-2, 2016. The London event will take place at CodeNode, pictured.

Bloomberg to Hold Weekend Node.js Hackathons in New York and London

In 2014 Bloomberg hosted its first "Open Source Day" event, which was an experiment to see if we could combine the company's long history of volunteerism with open source collaboration. We brought one of the Git project's core developers to New York City, got about 30 employees signed up, and they...
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Seshu Adunuthula
“The data is the most important asset that we have,” said Seshu Adunuthula, eBay’s head of analytics infrastructure, during a keynote at Apache Big Data in Vancouver.

How eBay Uses Apache Software to Reach Its Big Data Goals

eBay’s ecommerce platform creates a huge amount of data. It has more than 800 million active listings, with 8.8 million new listings each week. There are 162 million active buyers, and 25 million sellers. “The data is the most important asset that we have,” said Seshu Adunuthula, eBay’s head of...
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FSFE Summit
The FSFE Summit in September will focus on ways to encourage further adoption of Free Software in homes, companies, and public institutions.

First FSFE Summit Will Focus on Social Issues and Strategies

Free Software advocates from all over Europe will be meeting in Berlin Sept. 2-4 at the first ever Free Software Foundation Europe's summit. This 2016 event, besides being long overdue, also marks 15 years since the creation of the FSFE. Throughout its history, the FSFE has had its fair share of...
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Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel at LinuxCon 2016
Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux and Git, and Dirk Hohndel, chief open source officer at VMware, at LinuxCon 2016.

Linus Torvalds Reflects on 25 Years of Linux

When Linus Torvalds first announced his new operating system, Linux, on Aug. 25, 1991, it was a "completely personal project,” Torvalds said at LinuxCon today. The kernel totaled 10,000 lines of code that would only run on the same type of hard disk Torvalds himself used because the geometry of the...
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LinuxCon: Cloud Native Computing Foundation Expands

Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the CNCF details what his organization is now doing.   Read more at Datamation.
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DIGIT games
Speedy application deployment, rollbacks, and scaling are important to DIGIT Game Studios.

How DIGIT Created High Availability on the Public Cloud to Keep Its Games Running

The mobile gaming company must deliver a seamless experience for its gamers and allow for spikes in player activity on its Massively Multiplayer Online gaming platform. That’s why the company built a high-availability infrastructure that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and allows them to launch a...
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