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Ignite #Berlin 5 (#geek #photos)

Ignite is a really interesting set of events held in over 100 cities globally. Unashamedly aimed at geeks, speakers are asked to have a point to make, but make it quickly! 20 slides, auto-transitioning every 15 seconds to give a 5 minute talk. I gave a…
Ignite is a really interesting set of events held in over 100 cities globally. Unashamedly aimed at geeks, speakers are asked to have a point to make, but make it quickly! 20 slides, auto-transitio...
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So, that sounds quite a bit like the #ownCloudConf then - lightning talks FTW ;-)

(ok, we have workshops in the afternoon - but no 'sit on your ass and listen to somebody bore everybody for 30 minutes)
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Agile Estimating and Planning (Part I: The Problem and the Goal) #agile   #pm  
For all engineers working at KDAB, "The Clean Coder" is compulsory reading. It is a very interesting read because it is almost a lifestyle guide, rather than the usual dry text on personal time man...
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I haven't read "The Clean Code" though. I will.
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Akademy CfP: Deadline Approaches #kde #freesoftware #opensource
Another year, another opportunity to annoy Nuno Pinheiro with some terrible "engineer art" that I produced many moons ago (see header image). This, my friends in KDE, is why you should be going to ...
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Who here remembers the "Pillars of #KDE 4"? What are the pillars of "KDE Now"? #freesoftware #opensource
“Who here remembers the "Pillars of #KDE 4?" What are the pillars of KDE "now"? #freesoftware #opensource”
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My thoughts are now on my blog.
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KDEPIM: What Happened In Late 2010? #OpenSource   #FreeSoftware  
Sometimes you crunch some numbers on a  particular metric and the result simply causes you to stare at your screen, slack-jawed, wondering "why did nobody notice this at the time?" Well... maybe so...
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My family in #KDE and #OpenSource in general... Our friends in the #GNOME project are under attack from a corproation that should know better. Even if you cannot help financially, please take time to read, understand and spread the news.
"GNOME" has been a familiar name in software for the past 17 years, and a registered trademark since 2006. The GNOME project has been a staple desktop for GNU/Linux and BSD desktops. It was the default desktop for Sun Microsystems workstation class machines, continues to be the default desktop ...
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That's horrible. I hope they can succeed in court.
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Three Bands in Mauerpark #Berlin #music #photo

Took my usual stroll into Mauerpark to give my new lens a try-out. No karaoke this week :( Instead, however, some really excellent bands were playing: Rupert’s Kitchen Orchestra (see earlier photo sets), Charity Children and Stray Mood. These were all…
Took my usual stroll into Mauerpark to give my new lens a try-out. No karaoke this week :( Instead, however, some really excellent bands were playing: Rupert's Kitchen Orchestra (see earlier photo ...
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Evolving KDE: Lehman's Laws of Software Evolution In The Community #kde #freesoftware #opensource
The board of KDE eV has launched a new initiative to ensure that KDE remains awesome and relevant for the foreseeable future. Unlike previous approaches it is not a point-in-time solution, it is a ...
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The Pillars of KDE "Now" #freesoftware #opensource #kde
Who here remembers the "Pillars of KDE 4"? Who here remembers the "Pillars of #KDE 4?" What are the pillars of KDE "now"? #freesoftware #opensource — Paul Adams (@therealpadams) December 6, 2014 As...
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Whether or not I or anyone else agrees with every detail of your conclusion, much respect for attempting to confront what is clearly a challenging problem.
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KDEPIM: Any More Guesses? #OpenSource #FreeSoftware  
Yesterday I posed a somewhat cryptic question: what happened in KDEPIM in late 2010 that might have caused such a dramatic spike in an unnamed (but real) metric? I want to leave the conversation ru...
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Blog Post: The Great GNOME/Groupon Spat of 2014 #FreeSoftware   #OpenSource  
If you have had your head in the sand today you might well have missed the story that the GNOME Foundation and Groupon are is a disagreement over the use of "GNOME".  I already shared my thoughts i...
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They backed down. :) Hurray!
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Blog Post: Parsing GIT Logs With Files #opensource #freesoftware
So things have been a little quiet on the GIT log analysis front. Various out-of-bounds activities were in my way but, more importantly, so was a directly-related technical issue... Just how do you...
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Trained as a software engineer and specialising in process management, Dr. Paul J. Adams has worked in both academia and industry as a researcher and project manager, covering a variety of Free Software-related topics. In 2009 he worked for Zea Partners conducting research on behalf of the commercial community involved in Zope and Plone development and services. Prior to this he worked as a research and project manager for Sirius Corporation in the UK. Paul graduated in 2004 as a Software Engineer, from the University of Durham, UK. His subsequent doctorate was conducted between 2005 and 2009 from the University of Lincoln.
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Stirling, Scotland, UK - Dollar, Scotland, UK - Lincoln, UK - Dewsbury, UK - Weybridge, UK - Durham, UK
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