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  • July 29, 2014 GUADEC 2014 Core Days Finish

    The main part of GUADEC 2014, the premier annual GNOME conference, has just ended in Strasbourg, France. The core days are made up of talks, keynote presentations, as well as the GNOME Foundation Annual General Meeting. The GUADEC core days have been packed with exciting, interesting talks. There were presentations on important initiatives in GNOME, […]

  • July 27, 2014 Interview with Jim Hall, GUADEC Keynote Speaker

    The curtains are up on GUADEC 2014, and the first keynote was delivered by Jim Hall. Jim is the Director of Information Technology at Morris, University of Minnesota, and he presented his work on usability in GNOME. We took some time to talk to Jim about his keynote and about his research on GNOME. Nowadays […]

  • July 26, 2014 First day of GUADEC 2014 wraps up in Strasbourg, France

    The first day of this year’s GUADEC conference has wrapped up in Strasbourg, France. As usual, there were lots of fond reunions for long-standing contributors, as well as new faces who got their first chance to meet fellow GNOME contributors face-to-face. In the morning, Jim Hall gave a well-received keynote on his user testing work […]

  • GUADEC starts today!

    GUADEC, the main GNOME conference, is about to start in Strasbourg, located in the eastern part of France. It will gather users, developers, governments and businesses to talk about the status and future of the GNOME project between the July 25 and August 1. “More than 10 years after the first GUADEC in Paris, the […]

  • July 25, 2014 Alexandre Franke on GUADEC and Strasbourg

    Every edition of GUADEC is organized by passionate contributors who work hard to welcome the GNOME community to their home town or country. They are part of what we call the Local Organizing Team, and they make sure GUADEC has a place and the structure needed to happen. This year’s GUADEC is being organized by […]

  • Interview with Nathan Willis, GUADEC Keynote Speaker

    GUADEC 2014 is almost upon us, and we are talking to the three keynote speakers who are lined up for this year’s conference. Nathan Wills – LWN editor, typeface designer and author – is one of these keynote speakers. His talk, titled Should We Teach The Robot To Kill, addresses issues relating to Free Software […]

  • July 24, 2014 GUADEC Welcome Event Tomorrow in Strasbourg

    GUADEC 2014 starts on Saturday in Strasbourg, France. To welcome attendees, and to kick start the fun, there will be a pre-registration welcome event on Friday 25th July at 18:00, at Foyer de l’Étudiant Catholique, 17 Place Saint Étienne (which is also the accommodation for sponsored attendees). The event will be a chance for attendees […]

  • Shivani Poddar on being a volunteer at GUADEC

    GUADEC couldn’t happen without the help of volunteers. These are attendees that dedicate part of their conference experience to help the organizing team. They are there to make sure things run smoothly, and are always available to help. Shivani Poddar was a volunteer during last year’s GUADEC in Brno, her first GUADEC both as an […]

  • July 23, 2014 Interview with Matthew Garrett, GUADEC keynote speaker

    GUADEC 2014 is just around the corner, and three exciting keynote speakers will be presenting during the conference. We took the opportunity to speak to Matthew Garrett, who will be giving one of those keynotes, about his keynote and about this year’s GUADEC. Hi Matthew, many know you for your work on UEFI and secure […]

  • Evince hackfest taking place in Strasbourg ahead of GUADEC

    GUADEC is only a few days away, but some GNOME contributors are already gathering in Strasbourg to improve the GNOME document reader, Evince. Their goals include: making further improvements to accessibility support, implementing tiling support to allow infinite zoom, improving the support for PDF annotations, revamping the comics back-end and reviewing and integrating pending patches. […]