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Life at Red Hat: DevNation Day 2, Red Hat Summit Kickoff

It was a packed day as we headed into day two of DevNation and the kickoff of Red Hat Summit in the evening. I had a full day of sessions, including three amazing keynotes, a book signing for The Foundation … Continue reading

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When to release your source code?

This time last year, I was in full editing mode for my book, The foundation for an open source city. I was also in the middle of my IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness for my project. But there was … Continue reading

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Red Hat Craft Fair: A huge success for salsa and books

On Thursday, December 12, I participated in my first Red Hat Craft Fair. It’s an event held at Red Hat headquarters where the crafty folks or their spouses/family members get a chance to sell their home goods to Red Hatters. … Continue reading

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Book Chapter 1: What is open source?

If you’re curious about open source, here is an excerpt describing what open source is in plain English from The Foundation for an Open Source City, a book that explores the five elements of an open source city. If you missed … Continue reading

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Now available on Lulu and Amazon: The foundation for an open source city

It’s time for another update from my recently self-published book, The foundation for an open source city. First, an excerpt from Chapter one, a section called “The five elements of an open source city” which is the essence of the … Continue reading

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How Raleigh became an open source city

And I’m published! This is it folks. After months of hard work and a longer than anticipated editing process, you can get your official copy of my book, The foundation for an open source city, at Lulu.com. It tells the … Continue reading

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Last chance to get an early copy

If you are interested in getting an early, signed copy of my book, The foundation for an open source city, now is your chance. I’ll still honor the $20, $35, $60, and $120 options from my “Open source all the … Continue reading

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Getting ready for my book launch party

The foundation for an open source city book is done. I’m waiting on the latest print copy to review before the big order. Until then…we’re getting ready for the launch party. It’s a few weeks away and I’m getting very … Continue reading

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Open source all the cities presentation

On Thursday, April 11, I gave a talk called “Open source all the cities” at the monthly meeting of the Triangle Linux User Group (TriLUG). The presentation is a look at the open government movement in Raleigh, a preview for … Continue reading

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We built this city on open source

In February 2013, I launched an IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign called Open source all the cities to generate awareness for my book and to help raise money to get the first 500 copies printed. I was overwhelmed by the amount of … Continue reading

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