I got back from the BOSSA conference last week. It still is my favorite conference for just talking to people and getting things rolling. The organizers keep it small and limit the number of talks so that people can get to what they do best and just talk to each other. While I am no longer directly involved in embedded development I still feel this should be the target of most developers. A win on current generation embedded devices means improvements across the board from those devices to the desktop and even the server room. Most of my debugging and optimization techniques for D-Bus, the focus of my BOSSA talk, were gained from working with it on embedded devices. I continue to gear my work with the idea that in the near future a large portion of the people consuming those technologies will be doing so on devices that are considered to be “embedded”.[read this post in: ar de es fr it ja ko pt ru zh-CN ]
March 24, 2008
For those of you in Fedora land who don’t know Matthew Garrett has just accepted an offer from Red Hat . If that name doesn’t ring a bell, it should. Matthew is one of the reasons Linux works on laptops. Being one of the few people who truly understands Linux from the hardware all the way up to the desktop, he will be spending his time working on power management in both Kernel land and Userspace.
It is great to see my company recognize the need for such improvements and hire top notch people to get it done. Welcome aboard Matthew.[read this post in: ar de es fr it ja ko pt ru zh-CN ]
March 22, 2008
My twin sister just called me to tell me she got engaged to her long time boyfriend.[read this post in: ar de es fr it ja ko pt ru zh-CN ]
March 15, 2008
I’m currently in the miami airport having a Boston Lager to celebrate St. Patrick’s day while waiting for my flight to San Paulo, Brazil. BOSSA will be a blast but I do regret not being able to celebrate with my friends back in Boston.[read this post in: ar de es fr it ja ko pt ru zh-CN ]