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March 9-12, 2023

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Interview: Joseph Guarino

Joseph Guarino is a Senior Consultant/Owner at Evolutionary IT, which provides IT solutions, Healthcare IT, Information Security and Marketing solutions. He took a few minutes to talk with the SCALE Team about his presentation, "Linux and Windows Inter-operability -- Making Linux and Windows play nice," which will be Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m., in room Century CD.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?

Interview: Bradley Kuhn

Bradley M. Kuhn is President and Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy and on the Board of Directors of the Free Software Foundation. Bradley is giving the talk "The Affero GPLv3: Why It Exists and Who It's For," on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., in the Carmel room. The SCALE Team asked him a few questions about his presentation.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?

Interview: Chris Turra

Chris Turra is a web operations engineer at Mozilla who is a passionate technologist and open source enthusiast. He joins Brandon Burton in giving the presentation "Simple Patterns for Scaling Websites: Some lessons learned at Mozilla" on Friday, Feb. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in the LaJolla room. The SCALE Team caught up with Chris to ask a few questions about his presentation.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?

Interview: David Rodriguez

David Rodriguez likes to break web applications, so it's no surprise that his presentation will be on troubleshooting. David currently works as a Linux Systems Engineer, managing various types of Linux servers and will give his presentation, "Practical Application Troubleshooting using strace" on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in room Century AB. The SCALE Team caught up with David to ask a few questions.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?

Interview: Nathan Betzen

Nathan Betzen has been working with the XBMC community in one form or another since 2008, and currently he serves as the XBMC Community Manager  Nathan's presentation, "Growing an Online User Community: A Review of the XBMC Method," will be given on Friday, Feb. 22, at 11:30 a.m. in room Los Angeles C. The SCALE Team had a chance to ask Nathan about his presentation.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?

Interview: OpenShot's Jonathan Thomas

Jonathan Thomas is the CEO of OpenShot Studios, LLC, and is the creator and lead developer of OpenShot Video Editor, one of the leading open-source video editors available on Linux. Jonathan will be giving a presentation entitled "Introducing OpenShot Library: A Powerful New Video Editing Framework!" on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the LaJolla room.

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Interview: Jenn Greenaway

Jenn Greenaway is an early education specialist and open source enthusiast who studied child development at Moorpark College and The University of La Verne. She currently teaches infants and toddlers the skills that are most essential to success in the technology industry. The SCALE Team had a chance to talk to Jenn about her presentation, "Your Baby Can Hack," which will be given at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, in room Los Angeles A.

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Interview: Jerome Petazzoni

Jérôme Petazzoni works for dotCloud, where he leads the Site Reliability Engineering team, which is responsible for the uptime of the dotCloud platform. The platform hosts tens of thousands of apps using Python, Ruby, Node.js, Java, Perl, Go, PHP, RabbitMQ, Redis, Solr, ElasticSearch, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and many more. Jérôme took the time to talk to the SCALE Team about his presentation, "Lightweight Virtualization with namespaces, cgroups, and unioning filesystems," which will be at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, in room Century CD.

Interview: Roy Sutton

Roy Sutton is the community manager for HP's Open webOS. He supports developers in porting Open webOS to new platforms and is a contributor to the Enyo project. Roy too a few minutes for an interview with the SCALE Team about his presentation "From Closed to Open: The Open webOS Story," which will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, in room Los Angeles B.

Q: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background?