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 I know there’s at least one fewer file systems-related talk than usual in the systemContinue reading “Help improve open source, make the world a better place, AND travel to Australia”

Giant squid on display at the Smithsonian

Bruce Schneier’s Friday Squid Blogging informs me that two giant squid are going on display at the Smithsonian at the end of September! http://www.mnh.si.edu/exhibits/ocean_hall/squid.html I am seriously considering a trip to D.C. just to see them. No, I don’t know why Bruce is into giant squid, but I’ve been fascinated with them ever since IContinue reading “Giant squid on display at the Smithsonian”