"Work on stuff that matters" is a famous call to action from founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Tim OReilly. But, how about working on stuff that matters while getting paid for it? There are an abundance of open source-related jobs out there if youve got the right skills.
Why do so many people watch others play video games on Twitch? Because the fans don’t look much different from the celebrities. They all play the same games. In a world of muscle-clad athletes and beautiful pop stars, on Twitch all that matters are your skills and your wits. Be funny or fast on the trigger, and you can be famous too. It’s aspirational.
I'm more into virtualizing networks. I love getting on rigs that have otherwise completely unnecessary amounts of RAM and CPU cores and just virtualizing a whole data center full of machines. I have 32 Gb right now and I use it all and then some. If you gave me 2 Tb of RAM I'd drain that dry too.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceLast week marked eight years since Ubuntu made its appearance on the GNU/Linux scene. Since October 2004, there has been a release of this distribution every six months, the initial buzz being very loud and then gradually fading away.
Featured | Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceIn three short months, Windows 8 will be upon us. And with it will come the phenomenon known as "secure boot", one that is going to have an extraordinary effect on the lives of most computer users.
It’s a good time to be a nerd. The “nerd economy,” as we’re now calling it, is slowly but surely paving the way for geeks and nerds and nerd-geeks to someday rule the world. At long last. For me, it can’t come fast enough.
Until that day comes, nerds will certainly rule at next week’s Disrupt SF event.