I was recently interviewed by @email@example.com for @TechRepublic@twitter.com about the @firstname.lastname@example.org ecosystem. We discussed 🗣️ why the Snap Store is centrally operated, why discovery is vital, how snaps differ from FlatPak/AppImage and a whole lot more 👍 Give it a read 📖👀 https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-canonical-views-the-snap-ecosystem-as-a-compelling-distribution-agnostic-solution/
Skype developers published a new "insider" build of the popular video call and chat client to the Snap Store. 220.127.116.11 is in the insider/stable channel now.
snap install skype --channel=insider/stable
snap refresh skype --channel=insider/stable
Just introduced the kids to Mars Attacks - the 1996 star-studded sci-fi comedy from the mind of Tim Burton. I think they liked it, kind of. "It was really weird" - Sophie.
Surprised to see the Smach Z making its way out to youtubers - at least in prototype form. A chunky portable Steam machine (PC) powered by an AMD Ryzen embedded CPU. Many thought this kickstarter would never see the light of day, with a chequered history.
We have a postition for a (paid) student intern opening up in my Developer Advocacy team at Samsung Internet based in West London:
https://sec.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Samsung_Careers/job/Communications-House-Staines-Upon-Thames-United-Kingdom/Web-Developer-Advocate--Internship-_R16870 It's a great opportunity for somone just starting out to gain some exposure and get a real jump start on building a career in web developer advocacy and web technology in general. Please get in touch me with me here if you have any questions.
Mark, Alan and Martin from Ubuntu Podcast have each been working on a secret coding challenge. All is revealed before a live audience at FOSS Talk Live 2019! https://youtu.be/bnDYh218KhY
I think I like Magic Wormhole a little too much. It's so useful for whizzing files or entire folders around. It's handy as you don't have to punch holes in firewalls or deal with NAT. https://snapcraft.io/wormhole
Finished first day of working in Montreal, preparing for another @snapcraftio Summit. We have invited ~40 guests to work together on making Linux application delivery better. We also have IoT and robotics experts coming too. Going to be a busy week ahead.
To celebrate the 4.2 release, we're having a 50% off sale of Digital Atelier tutorials and brushes, now at € 19,95! https://krita.org/en/item/digital-atelier-painter-brushes-and-video-tutorials-now-50-off/
Thanks to the folks at Linux Academy we got a recording of the Texas Linux Fest 19 Keynote about the state of Linux today. Great talk by Thomas Cameron.