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  • August 8, 2013 GUADEC 2013: It’s been a blast

    GUADEC 2013 has been a blast. We talked, we planned and we worked. We met old friends and we made some new ones. We had 42 talks, two sessions of lightning talks, two parties, 15 working sessions, three hackfests, a football match, a city tour, a Creative Commons film night, 3D printing, a hexcopter and […]

  • GUADEC 2013, Day 4

    The final core day of GUADEC began with a keynote by Cathy Malmrose. Cathy is CEO of ZaReason, which sells computers pre-installed with Linux. She talked about the goals of ZaReason: to provide beautiful, high-end computers that can be freely used. ZaReason machines are used by FedEx, NASA’s jet propulsion labs and Stanford’s AI Lab, […]

  • August 5, 2013 GUADEC 2013, Day 3

    GUADEC is still going here in Brno. The conference has switched modes from days of presentations to a busy schedule of working sessions. This is the first of our reports on what happened over the weekend, starting with Saturday 3rd August. As the temperature continued to rise, the conference continued at full force. A drone […]

  • Call for hosts for GNOME.Asia Summit 2014

    The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting proposals to host the GNOME.Asia Summit during the 2nd quarter of 2014. The GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, and also covers applications and the development platform tools. It brings together the GNOME community in Asia to provide […]

  • August 4, 2013 Meet GUADEC 2013

    There’s a motto in the GNOME Project: “GNOME is people”. GUADEC is the best place to experience that first hand: it is our chance to spend time with and enjoy the company of contributors. Meet GUADEC 2013.

  • August 2, 2013 GUADEC 2013, Day 2

    The temperature rose once again in Brno today. Thirsty hackers were seen sheltering in the shade, while the local conference team shipped in extra water for all the participants. The day began with our second keynote of the conference, by Matt Dalio from Endless. Matt spoke passionately about bringing computers to the billions in the […]

  • GUADEC Day 1 Gallery

    Photos from day 1 of GUADEC 2013. All images courtesy of Jakub Steiner.

  • August 1, 2013 GUADEC 2013, Day 1

    GUADEC 2013, GNOME’s annual European Conference, kicked off today in a warm and sunny Brno (Czech Republic). This is the main GNOME event of the year, and there are hundreds of contributors here for 8 days of talks and working events. Everyone arrived early for the conference opening by Karen Sandler. The venue for this […]

  • GNOME publishes the GNOME Outreach Program Yearbook 2013

    Over the last years, the GNOME Outreach Program made several improvements to its central projects, the Outreach Program for Women and Google Summer of Code. Some of these improvements are making sure each intern connects with a potential mentor ahead of time, contributes a patch to the relevant module as part of the application process, […]

  • Linux Foundation Joins the GNOME Advisory Board

    Opening GUADEC 2013 today, Karen Sandler, GNOME Executive Director, announced that the Linux Foundation has become the latest member of GNOME’s Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. It includes IBM, Google, Intel and the Free Software Foundation, […]