Last week, we lost a cherished instructor, colleague, co-worker, and friend. This blog post is a tribute to Bob for everyone who knew him.
You may have noticed that I haven't been active online or at work for most of September, which is certainly out of character for me. But no, I'm not dead. I've been on vacation spending quality time with my daughter, her partner, and my new grandson from Australia.
It's been a year and a half since the Asahi Linux project allowed us to run Arch Linux natively on our Apple Silicon computers. Now, the Asahi Linux project is switching their flagship Linux distro from Arch to Fedora to provide a polished mainstream Linux experience on modern Macs.
Listening to music while working at your computer is one of the most effective productivity hacks for tech professionals. In this post, I'll outline how to create a music strategy for maximum effectiveness.
Software development is one of the most widely discussed aspects of the digital revolution, and I get plenty of questions about it as a result. If you're mildly curious about what it's like to be a software developer today, then this post is for you.
Back in 2001, I wrote a Linux textbook. Twenty-two years later, it's in its sixth edition and contains some incredible features geared to the modern learner and learning environment.
Back in 1998, I never thought I'd still be teaching in 2023. But I'm glad I stuck with it, and it's been a wild and rewarding ride.
MAGA pun aside, Linux is doing more for Apple hardware than macOS right now... at least in the eyes of some old UNIX nerds like me.
Asahi Linux running natively on a Mac Studio (20-core M1 Ultra with 128GB RAM) kicks butt. Seriously.
There are many fun and obscure facts about the Linux operating system. This post contains 26 of them. How many do you already know?