Before the term Open Source was popularized, Open meant something altogether different in the technology world.
If you've ever examined the contents of a shell script and thought to yourself - OH, HELL NO! - then this blog post is for you.
Most software developers do not have a degree in computer science. However, there's some basic computer science concepts you should know at minimum when working in the field.
Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was AWESOME!
I was gifted a really rare NS32016 BSD UNIX workstation prototype from the early 1980s!
We should always be aware about our relationship to technology, and whether technology is becoming a diminished substitute for key things that comprise our humanity.
The UNIX philosophy is alive and well. In fact, it's booming today!
How pimping your ride became ricing your Linux desktop.
Seriously, how cool is a SPARC-based laptop from the 90s running Solaris?!?
We've finally got a desktop-centric Linux distribution that understands power user productivity needs!