I just finished putting the final touches to my new presentation Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Coming Of The Linux Desktop – which I will be delivering for the first time as the opening keynote for SCALE. I am pretty pleased with it so far, and will make final changes (mostly cosmetic) over [...]
Some quickies for you: I bought a Dell M1330. Unfortunately I put in the order a week before the Ubuntu availability was announced, so I did not get an Ubuntu pre-installed one. Not that it mattered, I never even booted Vista – Gutsy was on there quicker than you can say “they drink it in [...]
Tomorrow (Tues 8th Jan) I start back at work, and I will be chewing through the email mountain. If you have emailed me in the last three weeks or so, I hope to get to it over the next few days. In other news, I am now confirmed as the opening keynote for SCALE over [...]
So here we are, drawing 2007 to a close, and what a year it has been! Understatement of the century. I think 2007 has possibly been the most turbulent year of my life, filled with its share of good and bad times, and a year in which I have felt a great degree of personal [...]
This weekend I fly to Portugal for the Open aLANtejo\07 event. Fellow Ubuntu and Canonical bod Mirco MÃ¼ller will be there, and I am going to hassle him to teach me how to spin upside down. Then, on the 26th October I fly to Cambridge, Massachusetts for FOSSCamp and the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Both events [...]
Well, tonight was a first – I delivered my first ever after dinner speech. It happened at PyCon UK, and I was asked a few months ago to do it. I was a little nervous, having never done one before, but it seemed to go really well and the crowd were very responsive and interactive. [...]
Last week I did an interview with the fellas from the Linux Action Show. We chatted about a bunch of things including LUGRadio Live 2007, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Live, LUGRadio, Jokosher, KDE4, GStreamer and more. The show is Episode 50 (congrats reaching the big 5-0 chaps) and you can click here to download the Ogg.
This week I head off to Berlin to LinuxTag. I will be there to give a few talks as part of the Ubuntu Love Day on Saturday. I will also be resident booth babe on the Ubuntu booth at the event. I fly in on Wednesday and leave Sunday, and as usual it would be [...]
Today I started work on a bunch of new presentations for up and coming shows. I have had great pleasure in taking How To Herd Cats And Influence People around the world, and been enamoured by its success at each event. Thanks to everyone who showed up and joined in on the fun. If you [...]
Added a bunch of speaking dates to my Speaking page. I will be heading out to: LinuxTag, Berlin, Germany FooCamp, Sebastopol, California, USA LUGRadio Live, Wolverhampton, UK GUADEC, Birmingham, UK Ubuntu Live, Portland, Oregon, USA OSCON, Portland, Oregon, USA There are also a bunch of other conferences in the pipeline. Stay tuned.