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Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) Coverage

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  • Cory Doctorow on influencing the future instead of predicting it

    Cory Doctorow is good with words. He just prefers stringing them into sentences, not subroutines.

    "I was a software developer," he says. "I'm much better at writing science fiction novels. Like, seriously."

    When Doctorow takes the stage at the 14th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 14x) this week, he'll demonstrate exactly why he's decided to ply his considerable talents to prose, not code. Doctorow's talk, "No Matter Who's Winning the War on General Purpose Computing, You're Losing," starts at 9 a.m. PST in the Pasadena Convention Center on Friday.

  • Linux conference season 2016 kicks off with SCaLE and FOSDEM

    Two-Thousand and Sixteen is well underway and the first major Linux conferences of the year are upon us!

    In fact, as I type this, I am washing my final load of laundry as I pack to fly down to the Southern California Linux Expo. SCaLE will take place January 21st through 24th in sunny Pasadena, California (side note: it is currently raining and cold where I’m at. Because I don’t live in Pasadena, California.).

    And I absolutely hate flying. Very little can get me to step foot within one of those frozen, metal tubes of death. But a good Linux festival can. And SCaLE is extraordinarily good. Thousands of Linux and Free Software nerds with four days of amazing sessions and some truly spectacular evening entertainment.