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Steven Vaughan-Nichols
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I could have told you this! At every tech show I've been at this year--and last year too for that matter--one thing has always been true. Everyone, and I mean everyone, have been looking for people with Linux and/or open-source software job skills.
65 percent of HR managers say open-source hiring will increase more than any other part of their business over the next six months.
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You only go to open source tech shows...

You aren't wrong, open source is a key skill, along with a cloud and devops mentality.

First time in my career the pace of change has made me nervous. I can't do it all and we can't hire people with the right depth of skills or flexibility to retrain every year or two.
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I could have told you this. I've been to a lot of tech shows this year and they all have one thing in common: Companies desperately looking to hire people with open-source skills.
Want a good tech job? Then pick up open-source software skills for cloud or DevOps work.
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And, now you know.
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OK, so, for the moment, HPE's big cloud plans are still based around OpenStack... I think. Maybe.
HPE's cloud story remains complicated. While the company has left the public cloud behind, it will continue to offer its OpenStack-based Helion 3.0 as a private cloud.
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It is my personal opinion only, that it seems obvious, the large traditional vendors of IT will have to shift into leaner, smaller companies. Some are still struggling to realize their competition is Facebook, Amazon and Google, instead of their traditional rivals. In a decade many of these organizations will have a quarter of the employees but produce more than they do today. It is the transition that will be painful.
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It's turned out to have been MIA in a cave for the last 30+ years. Your patent office at work! 
 
How many historical documents have been misplaced, while the poor sap who was supposed to be in charge of them silently hopes nobody asks about them? (Can you imagine being the guy in 2000 who had to admit they couldn’t find the Wright Brothers patent?)
Demonstrating one of the problems with paper documentation, the Wright Brothers patent on the airplane was recently rediscovered--after 36 years.
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The Wright Brothers did their best to make sure nobody would fly without paying them first.
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For the first time since 1999 Internet Explorer is Not the most popular Web browser.
According to all the major web browser measurement sites, Microsoft's Internet Explorer is now the number two desktop web browser.
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ME TOO!
 In fact, that is the case of QupZilla, I remember now, and not miss-taken as Chrome as I have implied above.
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The "funny" bit is it looks like a Dalek. The unfunny part is its our first step to a Dalek.
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+Lee Gibson Naah,They just took one of our old armored personnel carriers gave it a new paint job couple of amenities and a new cool name "Bearcat" . Just say that name over a few times out loud see how cool it sounds. "Bearcat" keeping pace and helping people feel safe. Lmfao
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IPv6 is finally getting a major push from someone other than the phone carriers.
Instead, apps must only support IPv6. Good-bye old Internet. Hello new Internet.
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+Gonzalo Velasco C.​​​ Nothing, as long as you have dual stack. A tip though, IPv6 are faster than IPv4, even if you run it as a tunnel. I uses HE for tunneling, works great. Some home routers support tunneling if you want it.
Statistic
http://ipv6-test.com/stats/
https://www.kommunermedipv6.se/
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This is a really nice photo gallery of the Bletchley Park gear, which was used to crack Nazi Germany's Enigma encryption.
The story of how Bletchley Park codebreakers decrypted top secret Nazi communications
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My bad didn't scroll through all the pictures.
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Running OpenSSL on your servers? Patch it. Patch it now.
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Done without sweating or worries in PCLinuxOS. 
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User interfaces. 
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Congrats on that sweet freedom Lee :)
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Body building 2016. I'd use GIMP myself. 
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If you worked hard enough to look like that in a month your death wouldn't be far off
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it!

Steven was also the first writer to notice this little thing called the Web and he thought it just might be important some day. Who knew!? :-)
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  • West Virginia University
    History, 1982 - 1984
  • Glenville State College
    English & history, 1974 - 1975
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