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Post-Madrid

I gave a fairly long talk on “Management of KDE” in Madrid, to about 20 people. Aleix followed up with a talk on KDE Espana and then a Spanish gentleman from the Apache Foundation followed, so we had four hours of Open Source community management in a row. Now, my Spanish isn’t very good at […]

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Madrid!

This saturday there’s a KDE 4.6.0 release party in Madrid. I’ll be flying out of there at some horrible hour of the morning on saturday, so I’ll miss it. 6am? Maybe. The evening before the release party my friend Felipe has got me scheduled at URJC to talk about management of KDE. I suppose that […]

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Making mistakes in my talks

When I give a talk, I usually take people in the audience as examples. This is why people who know me usually sit two or three rows back if they possibly can help it, or all of a sudden they’re likely to be labeled the Evil Software Corp. or something worse. "You there, you’re BSD […]

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Stoke my ego some more

Last week I gave a talk at an NOiV event (NOiV is the Dutch government agency created to oversee the motion to prefer Free Software in government procurement) and today the speakers got back the evaluation results. I’m happy to have gotten good marks (7.5 out of 10) and to have had “Adriaan’s enthusiasm for […]

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Enlightened Self-Interest

Yesterday I gave a talk at an NOiV event (the NOiV is the Dutch government bureau leading Open Systems, Open Standards and Open Source adoption). You can find the schedule here where you’ll find I was the closing keynote speaker (warning: both sites in Dutch). I never got around to blogging this in advance, possibly […]

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