Join Supplyframe’s Hackaday and Tindie for the Bring-A-Hack Birds of a Feather meetup at SCALE 17x. Bring a project you’d like to show off and come enjoy the company of some fellow hackers and makers. We’ll also have some fun Tindie and Hackaday swag to give away!
Movement activism often focuses on economic decisions. Buy this
ethically made product; don't buy that one made by a company that
funds terrible things. In free software, we encourage people to
boycott (for example) Microsoft, and to instead support companies who
sell machines with GNU/Linux.
It's an intuitive idea that, as individuals wanting to make the world
better, we should use our willingness to spend or not spend money to
reward those who do right and punish those who do wrong. Throughout
history, this has sometimes been effective. But how effective? Can it
This session will highlight of 25 major lessons I've learned on the path to becoming a community organizer.
Community organizing can be challenging not only for someone just getting started, but for veteran leaders as well. All attendees should get valuable, practical advice for community organizing.
What are the licenses governing the distribution of a container? Answering this question has led me on a journey into Dockerfile patterns, container image metadata, container OSes and linux filesystems . The result of my work is an open source project called Tern which inspects container images for packages installed in them along with their associated metadata for Open Source Software compliance. In this talk, I will go through how container images are built, what their metadata look like, and how you can figure out what is installed in them.
This talk is about a journey i'm following starting a company that develops Linux microservers: the legal hassles, the development, the frustration, the employees, the partners, the search for founding, etc. From the perspective of a Engineer that has been forced to become a business man.
Description: PostgreSQL 11 was just released a couple of months ago, but work has been going on for some time on what will become PostgreSQL 12, and we are fast approaching beta time. This fall will look at some of the things that are being worked on and may be included in the upcoming version.
In this beginner/intermediate talk, I give an overview of PostgreSQL locking semantics. Then I dive into a practical guide on techniques for to identifying (and fixing!) locking problems in your system, with examples of common problems and their mitigations.
Is the software we are using accessible to blind users? Prgmr.com confronted this question when we hired our first blind engineer in 2017. In this presentation we will discuss the specific OSS software we use, accessibility challenges for the blind that we've observed, and what to consider when choosing something new.
Infrastructure auditing can be a daunting task. Multiple, sometimes conflicting, requirements from various teams are difficult to track and manage. InSpec is an open source tool to provide all of your security and compliance stakeholders a place to create and share rules and requirements in a human readable format. Whether you run audits continuously or infrequently, InSpec can help you manage them.