Jason Perlow

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Jason Perlow, Senior Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer, The Linux Foundation.

My full-time employer is The Linux Foundation, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of the Linux Foundation.

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Frugal Friday: Groklaw v. Jason Perlow, Ubuntu Karmic Koala, Chrome OS in China, BlackBerry Service Termination, Kickfire 3000 Appliance

Frugal Friday: Groklaw v. Jason Perlow, Ubuntu Karmic Koala, Chrome OS in China, BlackBerry Service Termination, Kickfire 3000 Appliance

Related Podcast:May 22nd, 2009 Interview with Bruce ArmstrongFrugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss Groklaw's response to my condemnation of Richard Stallman's attack on Miguel de Icaza, The new Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 beta, Chinese adoption of Chrome OS, my loss of BlackBerry service, and talk to returning guest Bruce Armstrong, CEO of Kickfire, about the company's new 3000 Series enterprise appliance and version 1.

October 2, 2009 by in Open Source

Open Source Commandments II: Passover Penguins

Open Source Commandments II: Passover Penguins

In my previous piece discussing the first four Open Source Commandments I talked a bit about the traditions of Passover, where Jewish families gather together to eat a festive meal and discuss our liberation from slavery in Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh (while the one in the Hagaddah is named Rameses , the actual identity of that Egyptian king during the Exodus is open to heavy interpretation, given the current mass of supporting archeological evidence.

April 18, 2008 by in Open Source

On the future of Open Source thought leadership

On the future of Open Source thought leadership

After over a decade of being in the shadow of the Free Software movement and 30 years of its inflexible dogmatic principles, disruptive new Open Source thought leadership is emerging that is truly able to compromise with the realistic needs of business and end-users without carrying the baggage of strict adherence to an ideology that is by definition a culture of exclusion. (artwork by Spidermonkey, Inc.

October 8, 2009 by in Open Source