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 system … Continue reading Help improve open source, make the world a better place, AND travel to Australia

LCA 2011 trip report

The LCA organizers have done it again; not even a natural disaster could prevent them from throwing a conference that lived up to the LCA standards: friendly, fun, and technical. As usual, there was something for everyone, from the hardened kernel developer to the person who installed Linux last week. Unique among Linux conferences, LCA's … Continue reading LCA 2011 trip report

Going to LCA 2011

Just a quick note to say I just finished putting together the funding to attend this year's Linux Conference Australia. I will be running a session at the Haecksen miniconf and volunteering at Haecksen's Open Day booth but not speaking at the main conference. I hope to speak to as many people as possible about … Continue reading Going to LCA 2011