Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
When you think of Open Source software and Linux, you probably think of legions of independent developers and scruffy enthusiasts scattered across the globe - pounding out code and annihilating bugs with the words “Linux Forever” and a Penguin tattooed on their forearms.
Sure, those people exist, but they’re being crowded out by serious IT professionals dressed in business casual.
According to a recent report released by the Linux Foundation, large, multinational, for-profit organizations are contributing significant financial and human resources to the cause. Participants include household names like IBM, Samsung, Texas Instruments and, for the first time, Microsoft.