Tag Archives: open source

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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Boston Fun on Father’s Day Weekend: Waterfront

June has been a busy month. I helped with a book launch, CityCamp NC, and now this… June started off with the launch of The Open Organization, a new book from Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst. My role has changed … Continue reading

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Soaking in OpenStack and the Georgia Aquarium

OpenStack Summit Atlanta 2014 The agenda was overflowing at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. There were almost 5,000 people attending keynotes, sessions, networking, and a little bit of night life. I’ve had a blast, learning as much as possible … 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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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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Ready for OSCON | Open source city book special

Open source experts and those interested in open source will be descending upon Portland, OR this week for OSCON (Open Source Conference) by O’Reilly.  I arrived on Friday and attended the Community Leadership Summit (CLS), an unconference focused on community … 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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