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17 posts from February 2010

Matt Asay joins Canonical as COO

By Canonical, 5 February 2010

We are delighted to welcome Matt Asay to the Canonical fold, taking up the role of Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect. The details can be found in the press release. Matt has also written about the new challenge in his Open Road…

Open source industry veteran Matt Asay joins Canonical as chief operating officer

By Canonical, 5 February 2010

Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that open source industry veteran Matt Asay has joined the company as chief operating officer (COO) — responsible for aligning strategic goals and operational…

Ending poverty with open hardware

By Canonical, 5 February 2010

The Hexayurt is a new kind of sheltering solution. To make the simplest hexayurt, make a wall by putting six sheets of plywood on their sides in a hexagon. Cut six more sheets in half diagonally, and screw them together into a shallow…

Do I really want to touch my computer all day?

By Canonical, 3 February 2010

This concept video has been doing the rounds following a brief showing on Tech Crunch. It looks like a tablet interface you could do work on but I have to wonder if that’s a way of working that I’d even really want. For better…

Platform sprint in Portland

By Canonical, 2 February 2010

The Ubuntu platform sprint in Portland, Oregon has been an amazing experience. We’ve gotten loads of work done and are having a great time in a wonderful city. Compared to Dallas, this city rocks 😉