Category Archives: Open source

All Things Open 2017 is the Deal of the Week

The excitement for the largest open source conference on the east coast is starting to build. On Wednesday of this week, the team from All Things Open had some great news to share. First, they launched the latest version of … Continue reading

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Get Involved in a Brigade Action Team

A first version of priorities and a draft rally cry are some of the key items that Code for America Brigades should be excited about as we start 2017. But what’s really exciting for me are the opportunities for making … Continue reading

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Open Source 101 debuts in Raleigh, The Open Source City

If you are interested in exploring what the world of open source has to offer or seeing what the professional technology environment will look like in the future, then mark your calendar for Saturday, February 4, 2017.

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Hire for Culture Fit, Not Groupthink

Open. Transparent. Collaborative. Fast-paced. Constant change. Those are words that I’d use to describe the work culture I’ve lived in for the last 13 years as a Red Hat associate. I love every bit of it, but the culture at … Continue reading

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FOSS4G NA 2016 is in Raleigh from May 2-5

FOSS4G NA is coming to Raleigh! The conference will be held on May 2-5, 2016 in the Raleigh Convention Center. FOSS4G stands for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial. This annual North American conference, a collaborative event organized jointly … Continue reading

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Life at Red Hat: Red Hat Summit, DevNation in full swing

DevNation and Red Hat Summit are in full swing on June 24, 2015. If you’re a runner like me, the day started off early. Like 6:00 am early. The sun has already been up for quite some time in Boston, … Continue reading

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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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Life at Red Hat: DevNation Day 1

My day started with a 4.5 mile run along the Charles River before the DevNation kickoff. I ventured out on a somewhat humid morning to get some exercise in before a long day sitting at the conference. I know how … Continue reading

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How to Give a Tech Talk at TriLUG on May 14

On Thursday, May 14, I’ll be attending the Triangle Linux Group to take part in a panel discussion on how to give a tech talk. Brian Gerard, Daniel Farrell, Sandi Metz, and Chris Collins wiling be joining me on the … Continue reading

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11 Project Ideas Pitched at Code for Raleigh

The ideas were flowing on Tuesday night, December 2, 2014 at the monthly Code for Raleigh Brigade meet-up. We had a great group of folks from City of Raleigh staff, Wake County staff, developers, citizen hackers, and a few new … Continue reading

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