OLPC Australia talk at OSDC 2011

OLPC Australia talk at OSDC 2011

Update: my talk has been covered by OLPC News. Here’s the video of the talk I said I’d be giving at OSDC 2011, titled Australia’s Toughest Linux Deploy­ment: In it, I outline our educational programme and how the technology fits into it. Some key points: we have a...

Education Expo report

Two weeks ago, we had the Education Expo. Here’s my report, as co-ordinator of the Linux Australia stand: Education Expo Sat 14 to Sun 15 June Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney The Education Expo is an annual trades show targeted towards the K-12 educational space. Visitors...

Education Expo, this weekend!

The Education Expo is on this weekend. I’ve sent a couple of missives to our helpers. The second one contains some advice that would work well in many situations regarding FOSS (especially where marketing is concerned), so I’ll reproduce it (slightly edited) here:...

Open CeBIT

The second Open CeBIT in Sydney ended last week. Forming a section of the much larger CeBIT expo, Open CeBIT focused on open source technologies and solutions. I was involved in three stands: BizCubed (my employer), Linux Australia and Open Source Industry Australia....

Where’s the video?

I promised way back in January that we’d release a video of that month’s SLUG meeting — our up-close-and-personal with Microsoft. We did just that a month ago, but I totally forgot to mention it here. I know, I suck. Anyway, you can get the video and slides here (the...