GUADEC 2013, Day 4

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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…

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GUADEC 2013, Day 3

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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…

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Meet GUADEC 2013

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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.

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GUADEC 2013, Day 2

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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…

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GUADEC 2013, Day 1

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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…

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GUADEC 2013 Starts Tomorrow

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Members of the GNOME project are gathering in Brno, Czech Republic, for their annual European conference (GUADEC). The event starts on Thursday 1 August. There will be four core days of presentations, including talks on Linux gaming, Wayland, design, GTK+, documentation, LibreOffice, application sandboxing, and much much more. The full schedule can…

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Thirteen Years of GUADEC

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GUADEC (pronounced GWAH-DECK), is GNOME's annual European conference, and is the main GNOME event of the year. With the 14th GUADEC about to start, we decided to revisit some conferences of the past, and take a look at the origins of the event. GNOME's annual European conference was first envisioned in the…

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