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Ubuntu One Developer Evening In Manchester On Thursday

Everyone knows what Ubuntu One is, right? While you may know it as the system for syncing your files, contacts, notes, and bookmarks, and where you can buy and stream music, Ubuntu One is also a comprehensive developer platform. With it you can utilize pretty much all of these services right from your app, and […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 (So Far) Screenshot Tour

So here we are in the thick of the Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot development cycle, and I am really excited about the progress that is being made. I thought it could be interesting to show off some of the work that is going on with a quick screenshot tour. This cycle has been very much […]

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Community Leadership Summit 2011: Rock and Roll

Thanks to Reid Beels for the photo. A few weeks ago was the Community Leadership Summit 2011 in beautiful Portland, Oregon. For those who are unfamiliar with the event, I started the CLS three years ago to be the central meeting place for those who are passionate about community leadership and management to get together […]

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Weekly Ubuntu Q+A Videocasts

For quite some time now I have been running a live weekly video Q+A session in which I invite the Ubuntu community to join me and ask questions about the project, seek clarification on Ubuntu decisions, as well as questions about Open Source, Free Software, technology, and more. Each session takes place every Wednesday at […]

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Chris Anderson Confirmed For 2nd Ed. Foreword

As I mentioned previously, I am working on a second edition of The Art of Community, my book that teaches community leadership and the different skills, challenges, and opportunities therein. The first edition is available under a Creative Commons license (as well as in print form) and designed to be of use to Open Source […]

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Open Source Health With FitBit

As some of you might remember, I have expressed concerns at times about the physical health of some folks in our community. Some of us are overweight, spend too much time in front of a computer, have less-than-stellar diets, get little exercise, and boast about drinking too much caffeine. While I am not a health […]

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Coffee Car World Record, Powered By Bacon

My brother, Martin, is working hard right now to prepare to set a new Guinness world record for the fastest land speed record for a car powered by coffee. Crazy, yes, awesome, definitely. I am so proud of him, my nephews, and the rest of the team. What’s better is that the car looks like […]

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The Art of Community: Second Edition Confirmed

In August 2009, my book, The Art of Community was published. After a rigorous writing schedule I was delighted to see it finally hit the (real and e-) bookshelves. As part of the agreement with O’Reilly, I was keen for the book to be released in both print form and under a free Creative Commons […]

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Community Leadership Summit 2011 This Weekend!

This weekend is the Community Leadership Summit 2011; an annual event designed to bring together community leaders and managers to share best practice, ideas, and solutions. The event is entirely free and takes place from 23rd – 24th July 2011 in Portland, Oregon. The event takes place the weekend immediately before OSCON in the same […]

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Calling Those To Rock The Ubuntu 11.10 Global Jam

Every cycle we organize the Ubuntu Global Jam; an event in which our global community gets together in their local area to help make Ubuntu better. The Ubuntu Global Jam is a great opportunity to get together and meet other Ubuntu fans and contributors, make new friends in your area, and help to make the […]

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