Friday, November 21, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Froo is free and open

A new mooc about Free and Open Objectives (http://froo.org)

Froo is Free.

and also
Froo (frü) n. Any item(s) that brings amusement, delight, diversion, pleasure, gratification or worldly enjoyment. <He bought her some froo for her birthday. We picked up a bunch of froo at the craft store.> Also, n. -froo·age.
adj.  Delectable yet intangible expression to describe pleasurable sensory, verbal, emotional and or physical gratification. <The view of the mountains is froo. Satin feels froo against my skin. They were so froo for allowing all of her friends to crash her party. Pier One Imports is a froo place to work.>  Also, adj. -froo·er, -froo·est.
v.  1. To delight and amaze by promoting unintentional pleasure. <My boyfriend frooed me with a new tennis bracelet.> 2. To decorate in such a manner that the entire sensual experience is overwhelmingly pleasurable. <We were frooing the flower arrangement when she walked in. I frooed the curtains by tying some froo bows on them.> Also, v.  froo·ing, frooed.

And that definiton fit well with my vision of "Free Libre Open Source and Agile".

From Values to principles : Ideas about Agile teams and Open Source Communities business and management model.

From Values to principles : Ideas about Agile teams and Open Source Communities business and management model.
After a brief reminder of Agile and open source values. You will see a return of experience of managing open source communities (Aimed to produce) by adapting a scrumban process to the community.
The challenge is to find a king of “OpenAgile” business and production model that make the “Free” (Freedom for customers), Open and agile to make a better added value projects.
INTRO'S AND CASES

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Agile Tour 2014 - Beyrouth

Agile Tour 2014


Is the second Lebanese edition of the biggest international Agile event: the Agile Tour. This conference focuses on agile project management, leadership, creativity, innovation, people-centric approaches, continuous improvement, and fun. Through a selection of 14 talks, presentations, workshops, and games, you are invited to discover and experiment with the different aspects of the Agile mindset. T his community event is organized by Agile Lebanon and hosted by top professionals from Lebanon and abroad (France, Luxembourg, Turkey, and Egypt), all of whom are eager to share their passion with you.



Friday, September 26, 2014

TOOLS: ownCloud; sync & share your files, calendar, contacts and more.

With ownCloud you can sync & share your files, calendar, contacts and more. Access your data from all your devices, on an open platform you can extend and modify.

Protect

ownCloud gives you control over your data. You decide what is shared with who and for how long.
More about security

Access

Access your data from your web browser, Android or iOS devices and your laptop and desktop.
More features

Extend

Add apps, external storage, or your own code! Join the friendly open source community and get started!
Get involved

Monday, September 15, 2014

SSDs vs HDDs



Review the 2 industry–leading data storage devices





For decades there was only 1 efficient option to keep data on a computer – working with a hard drive (HDD). Then again, this sort of technology is currently demonstrating it’s age – hard drives are actually loud and sluggish; they can be power–ravenous and frequently create a great deal of warmth during intense procedures.

SSD drives, on the contrary, are really fast, consume far less energy and they are far less hot. They provide an exciting new solution to file accessibility and storage and are years ahead of HDDs in relation to file read/write speed, I/O operation and also energy effectivity. See how HDDs stand up against the newer SSD drives.