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Help improve open source, make the world a better place, AND travel to Australia

The LCA 2012 Call for Papers (speakers and tutorials, really) is still open. The Linux Conference Australia audience is bright, curious, and eager to learn more. In particular, LCA attendees seem to love talks about file systems and storage, and … Continue reading

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Investing some social capital

Over the years, I’ve tried to be an interesting person, on my web page, my blog, in person (less successfully), and so on, in part so that when I had something important to say, somebody would be listening. I have … Continue reading

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Old kernel programmers can too learn new tricks

One of the strangest things about designing the Ada Initiative Seed 100 individual donation campaign is that I find myself working with GRAPHICS! *shudder* I’m a stereotypical kernel programmer in many ways, including my vast preference for text, starting with … Continue reading

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Ada Initiative Seed 100 donation drive opens

We started the Ada Initiative Seed 100 fund-raising campaign this morning, the first opportunity to donate personally to the Ada Initiative and help women in open source/tech/culture. We kept the “schwag” down to a minimum and went for one really … Continue reading

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On the necessity of assholes

I just read Rusty Russell’s recent blog post about code written by assholes and Jacob Kaplan-Moss’s response. I’ll summarize Rusty’s point as “You don’t have to like assholes or agree with them, you just have to work with them in … Continue reading

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Take the Ada Initiative Census – and update your resumé!

Over at my day job at the Ada Initiative, we just launched a census of women in open technology and culture. From the blog post: The survey (intended for people of any gender) asks two broad sets of questions: What … Continue reading

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Call for translations: HOWTO Encourage Women in Linux

Recently, Jason Fragoso kindly translated HOWTO Encourage Women in Linux into Belarussian. I went to add this to my list of translations of this HOWTO – and discovered that I had only a list of languages it had been translated … Continue reading

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