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LinuxCon Preview: Details on the Watson Exhibit

After strutting its stuff on Jeopardy! earlier this year, IBM's Watson will be included at LinuxCon in a special exhibit August 17-19, 2011. We got some time with the IBM Power Systems Product Marketing Manager Ian Jarman to better understand what we can expect and what Watson and its IBM team have been working on since their very public victory earlier this year...

 

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Do you have Linux memorabilia to donate to our LinuxCon gallery?

We are putting together a historical gallery celebrating Linux’s last 20 years for LinuxCon in Vancouver. This gallery will be a walk down memory lane that should be fun for everyone, but we need your help!

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Could You Do Linus Torvalds' Job? Find Out.

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

 

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

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Who Says You Can’t Make Money with Open Source?

This week yet another major global IT vendor will launch a product based on Linux - the HP Touchpad, which looks quite promising from early reviews. Even so, it is ironic that I still hear the following comment from a number of investors and business people:

“Open source is great, but you can’t make any money with it.”

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Sweden-based Designer Wins 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Contest with Flying Penguin Design

Today we are very excited reveal that Kim Blanche is the winner of the 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt design contest with her simple, thoughtful "Flying Penguin" design.

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Friday Funnies: iClouded

This week's Friday Funnies gives us a glimpse into the split personality of some Mac users...

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Supercomputing Freakonomics - Finding Meaning Beyond the Headlines

Twice a year, the Top500 Project publishes its list of the fastest supercomputers in the world. In the last announcement, we continue to see Linux dominating the list. This is nothing new since Linux has been dominating since the mid-2000s. In fact, Linux share in supercomputing looks a lot like Microsoft’s historical share of the desktop market.

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Will Linus Like Your Video?

The Linux Foundation Video Contest this year is different. For the first time, we're running it mid-year and more importantly, it is one of the ways we're celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Linux. Here are five more reasons to submit a video this year! Deadline is July 2, 2011.

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Friday Funnies: IE9 Reality Check

Another Friday Funnies brought to you by the Linux.com editorial staff....

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Panel of Community Members to Choose Best 20th Anniversary T-shirt Design

A number of you have reported issues with the T-shirt Design Contest poll. We have reviewed these reports in depth and want to thank you, the community, for bringing them to our attention.

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