Monthly Archives: April 2016

Apr 25

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 is here

By Lotte Nielsen

Who’s ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There’s something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe. I, and a few tens of millions of other Ubuntu users, have been waiting for the new release of Ubuntu 16.04 and our wait is over. […]

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Apr 21

How to Build a Successful Intranet on a Budget?

By Lotte Nielsen

Do you want to set up an intranet for your company but have a limited budget? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Let’s discuss some good practices that have been proven to establish an intranet solution but that don’t hurt your wallet. In such a situation, project managers’ first instinct is to ask if a free […]

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Apr 20

OpenStack Mitaka arrives

By Lotte Nielsen

The latest version of the popular OpenStack infrastructure-as-a-service cloud is here and ready to get you up and running. OpenStack Summit, the bi-annual OpenStack infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud conference, doesn’t start until April 25. But the next release of OpenStack, OpenStack Mitaka, is already out. The focus on this release is to make OpenStack easier to […]

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Apr 19

How to get started with Ubuntu and Bash on Windows 10

By Lotte Nielsen

The newest Windows 10 Fast Ring release, 14316, includes Ubuntu and Bash. It may not have a Linux foundation, but this is close as a Windows PC has ever come to also being a Linux computer. Are you ready for Ubuntu on Windows 10? Microsoft is. Its latest Windows Fast Ring update, 14316, is here […]

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Apr 14

9 open source robotics projects

By Lotte Nielsen

Open source isn’t just changing the way we interact with the world, it’s changing the way the world interacts back with us. Case in point: open source robotics. Robots are playing an increasing role in our world, and while we perhaps haven’t reached the utopian future with robotic housekeepers imagined for us in the Jetsons, […]

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Apr 11

SCHULMAN | The Best Things in Life are Free

By Lotte Nielsen

Imagine if New York bagels weren’t scarce in Ithaca — no one would settle for powdered eggs on a mediocre CTB bagel ever again. Imagine if classes had more seats — that would certainly make this week’s course enroll easier. We imagine a world with less scarcity all the time. Other things, like the laws […]

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