The Free Software Movement campaigns for computer users' freedom to cooperate and control their own computing.
The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, typically used... Read More
Tinc (http://www.tinc-vpn.org/) provides a secure mesh vpn for any number of hosts. My friends and I used this to build a network linking our homes, laptops, and various hosted machines. This is... Read More
Drupal currently powers millions of high complexity websites including Whitehouse.gov, Grammy.com, Economist.com, Weather.com, MSNBC.com, and (most important of all) Fossetcon.org
And, with over 4... Read More
When applications get deployed in enterprise environment or in large organizations, they need to support user accounts and groups that are managed externally, in existing directory services like... Read More
There are seven fights that I have over and over again, whenever I start at a company. The more software you build, the more it's obvious that there are seven fights that it will alway pay to have.
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Maintaining battery life while providing a great user experience
Phones and other battery powered devices require a more restricted application lifecycle to ensure that they can achieve low power... Read More
Surveillance through big data sets, like social networks, makes it increasingly uncomfortable to be publicly weird. The best new technical ideas have always come from innovative thinkers who question... Read More
The Raspberry Pi makes a fine little conference presentation machine, especially when it's packaged in a Steampunk theme. In that spirit, I call mine a “Conference Presentation Manipulation And... Read More
Today's software systems and networks are a large and complex fertile landscape for those looking to test and break an organization's security. Data breaches have become the accepted norm. We are no... Read More
'Programmer' and 'Manager' are two different titles for a reason: they're two different jobs and skill sets. If you have managerial aspirations (or have had them foisted upon you), come to this... Read More
Money Machines are small scale, highly technical or craft based entrepreneurial excursions. They empower individuals to follow their geeky and nerdy passion of passions while also enabling them to... Read More
It happens. Things go south and it’s not even clear how. Your client and you can’t see eye to eye, or your enthusiastic new business partner has dropped off the radar. The project you’ve invested... Read More
In a spectacular attempt at a Round 2 comeback, DevOps Workflows will [again] attempt to describe the mechanisms and pitfalls of workflow as it applies to the DevOps discipline set.
Everything you... Read More
Linux has always been a part of the data center and as such Linux has always been a part of networking. In recent years a number of projects have helped bring Linux to the next level in the data... Read More
At a glance, the maker movement seems open by nature, full of contributors sharing their creations and building better and better things based on the efforts of those who built before them. But the... Read More