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Over the past few months software developer Morgan Phillips has begun to teach herself how the Linux kernel works by studying text books. But instead of taking notes, she weaves the new terminology and ideas she learns into poetry about system architecture and programming concepts.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are increasing in their popularity. We've seen first hand how much people want to be able to access and learn new information on their own schedule. For example, our Introduction to Linux MOOC, hosted by edX, has received more than 150,000 registrations, and it doesn't even start until August 1.
Sam Lanning is a computer science student at Oxford University and a sponsored member of the AllSeen Alliance. Sponsored members are reserved for organizations such as non-profits, associations or academic institutions and can be admitted by a majority AllSeen board vote.
Dell says skilled attackers have made a staggering $620,000 in the Dogecoin crypto-currency by exploiting vulnerable Synology network attached storage (NAS) boxes.
A security exploit has surfaced that can allow rogue programs to break out of Docker containers and access files on their host OS, but the flaw has been sealed in the latest version of the tech.
Skype for Linux has been bumped to version 4.3, and features a refreshed user interface and improved desktop features.
The post Skype for Linux 4.3 Arrives with Desktop Call Monitor Widget, UI Changes first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Facebook's director of technical operations, Najam Ahmad, says his company is only "one per cent" done with changing data center hardware, but we reckon that with the reveal of its new open networking equipment projects, Cisco and other incumbents are hoping it will slow down.