Tag Archives: open source

Gift Guide: Ideas For Makers and Hackers

Gift Guide: Ideas For Makers and Hackers

Still looking for the perfect gifts for the makers and hackers on your list? It’s not too late! We’ve got suggestions. Read More


Turn Your Kids Into Linux Hackers At SCALE: The Next Generation

The Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) celebrates its tenth year with a new feature, called SCALE: The Next Generation. The free and open source community of today is reaching out to their future leaders by hosting this mini-event for kids within the larger Linux conference. Mimi Cafiero and Malakai Wade, eighth graders already with backgrounds… Read More

April Events Calendar–Where Will You Be?

Here’s what’s happening in the geek world this month. Got something to add? Let us know. WonderCon, San Francisco, CA April 1-3 It’s the 25th anniversary of this comics convention. Special guests include Sergio Aragonés, one of MAD magazine’s longest-running cartoonists; Berkeley Breathed of Bloom County; Joe Quesada, editor-in-chief of Marvel; and NYT bestseller Robert… Read More

FUDCon Recap and How You Can Get Involved In Open Source

I spent last weekend in Tempe, Arizona, at FUDCon, the Fedora Users and Developers Conference. For the less technically adventurous among our GeekMom friends, Fedora is a distribution of Linux, the open source operating system. If you’re not familiar, you can learn more at fedoraproject.org. A BarCamp-style unconference FUDCon is an unconference, BarCamp-style. In this… Read More