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Open source: Why it's time to be more open about how projects are run

ZDNet

We all know how popular and helpful Linux and open source products are, but since most of them are available for free, how do the companies that produce them make any money to pay their bills? As it turns out, lots of ways. It used to be that key technology came from commercial companies like IBM and Microsoft and Sun. Even when Linux started to be a significant part of IT infrastructure, businesses got it from commercial companies like Red Hat, along with an enterprise-support licence. But the rise of open source means that some of the key pieces of technology that businesses and consumers alike rely on don't have a commercial business behind them.


The Linux Foundation changes its events' branding

ZDNet

If you've been paying close attention to how The Linux Foundation has been expanding from just Linux to all of open-source software you could see this coming. The Foundation has just announced that LinuxCon, CloudOpen and ContainerCon are being combined under one umbrella event: The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. The Linux Foundation is really about open-source software in general, not just Linux in specific. The organization has also changed its tag line recently. Instead of "Linux" being first and foremost, The Linux Foundation is now "the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration.


IEEE Women In Engineering AI Leadership Summit

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The WIE Leadership Summit seeks to provide a forum to women students, researchers, teachers, engineers and leaders as well as disruptors to share their unique point of views on AI through real-life projects and experiences, discuss lessons learned, identify its challenges and limitations, collaborate on critical skills needed to accelerate the industry movement. Women and men are welcome to attend the event.


IEEE Women In Engineering AI Leadership Summit Chicagoland, September 20

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The WIE Leadership Summit seeks to provide a forum to women students, researchers, teachers, engineers and leaders as well as disruptors to share their unique point of views on AI through real-life projects and experiences, discuss lessons learned, identify its challenges and limitations, collaborate on critical skills needed to accelerate the industry movement. Women and men are welcome to attend the event. IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally.


Harris to Hold Nevada Town Hall, Speak at Leadership Summit

U.S. News

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will hold a town hall meeting in Las Vegas and speak at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit next month when she makes her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate.