The Tyranny of the Clouds

Or “How I learned to start worrying and never trust the cloud.” The Clouderati have been derping for some time now about how we’re all going towards the public cloud and “private cloud” will soon become a distant, painful memory, much like electric generators filled the gap before power grids became the norm. They seem […]

Do Open Source Communities Have a Social Responsibility?

This post continues my holiday detour into things not necessarily tech related. Forgive me this indulgence – there is at least one more post I’ll make in a similar vein. Open Source communities are different. At least, I’ve always felt that they are. Think of the term “community manager.” If you’re a community manager in […]