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linux.conf.au 2014

I’ve just returned from my annual pilgrimage to linux.conf.au, which was held in Perth this year. It’s the first time I’ve been over to West Australia, it’s a whole 5 hour flight from Sydney -  longer than it takes to … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 5

Final day of linux.conf.au – I’m about a week behind schedule in posting, but that’s about how long it takes to catch up on life following a week at LCA. ;-) Friday’s conference keynote was delivered by Tim Berners-Lee, who … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 4

Another successful day of Linux geeking has passed, this week is going surprisingly quickly… Some of the days highlights: James Bottomley spoke on the current state of Linux UEFI support and demonstrated the tools and processes to install and manage … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 3

Having reached mid-week, my morning wakeup is getting increasingly difficult from late nights, thankfully there were large amounts of deep fried potato and coffee readily available. The day had some interesting talks, most of the value I got was out … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 2

The second day of linux.conf.au has been and gone, was another day of interesting miniconf talks and many geeky discussions with old and new friends. The keynote was a really good talk by Radia Perlman about how engineers approach developing … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 1

First proper day of linux.conf.au today, starting with breakfast and the quest of several hundred geeks to find and consume coffee. After acquiring coffee, we started the day with a keynote by the well known Bdale Garbee, talking about a … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au: day 0

It’s time for the most important week of the year – linux.conf.au – which is being held in Canberra this year. I’m actually going to try and blog each day this year, unlike last year which still has all my … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au 2013 plans

It’s nearing that important time of year that the NZ-AU open source flock congregate that important and time honoured tradition of linux.conf.au. I’ve said plenty about this conference in the past, going to make an effort to write a lot … Continue reading

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Leosticks are a gateway drug

At linux.conf.au earlier this year, the guys behind Freetronics gave every attendee a free Leostick Arduino compatible board. As I predicted at the time, this quickly became the gateway drug – having been given an awesome 8-bit processor that can … Continue reading

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AirNZ 747, yay!

For my trip to linux.conf.au in Melbourne/Ballarat I had rescheduled my flights from Wellington to Auckland due to the fact that I had booked my flights before my lovely lady dragged me up to Auckland to live with her. It’s … Continue reading

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