Alolita Sharma recently attended the first ever iPhoneDevCamp in San Francisco. 400 developers, artists, users and technology innovators had assembled together to hack and invent cool ways to use Apple's new gadget. She had a chance to talk with one of the key organizers of this event, William Hurley. "Whurley", as he is affectionately known, is an open source die-hard and leader in the "BarCamp" movement, redefining the way technology conferences are held. Here's what he had to say.
Ubuntu has caught the attention of the world. What makes Ubuntu so popular? Is it technology, is it community or is it just Mark Shuttleworth's charisma that brings Ubuntu its name and fame. In this interview Mark talks about Ubuntu in the global IT landscape, upcoming technology features, software patents, and what Ubuntu is doing in India.
Silicon Valley has produced many hits — both in hardware and software and now in the next generation Web. The Valley's culture of networking and innovating is setting the stage for the next wave of success.
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To ensure growth of a nation's digital economy, government information technology policy must foster innovation and openness. But good technology is not enough. Government policy must also promote an economic framework that enables good business practices.
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During Matt Szulik’s visit to New Delhi’s LinuxAsia 2005 in early February, technologist Alolita Sharma caught up with him and he agreed to an e-mail interview, which was published by Alolita in the March edition of Linux For You magazine. Matt covered a range of issues, emphasizing Red Hat’s unwavering commitment to support the open source community.
Technetra participates at GNUnify 2005 in Pune, India.