Tonight Live: Punted in Peru, HOT AOTC, and Winning Minds One at a Time
May 07, 2002, 20:30 (4 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Tuesday, May 7th, 2002
from the home of Wayne's World, Aurora IL
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Jeff
Gerhardt, Doc Searls (Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ
Pavlicek; have another strange and wonderful show lined up tonight
on The Linux Show!!
In Segment One - Hot News: We will be covering
the hot Linux news of the last few weeks. In particular we will
discuss the hot story from over the weekend of Microsoft getting
THRASHED by Peruvian congressman Dr Edgar David Villanueva
Nuñez, as well as some very HOT
news from the American Open Technology Consortium. As a follow-up
to last week we will discuss some major back tracking on MS license
claims from a story from a week ago.
In Segment Two - Winning Minds One At A
We are joined tonight by writer Christina Dyrness.
Christina is the first of a series of writers and pundits from the
main stream technology press that we are inviting
on TLS. We are doing this for the dual purposes of trying to get a
better picture of main stream perceptions of the Open Source
community, as well as trying to win over those opinions.
We are pleased to have Christine as our first guest in this
effort. The motivation for inviting her was an article at the
This article was posted on their web site April 10th, 2002; and is
unfortunately no longer available. We have asked to have permission
to reprint the article on our site for showtime.
In the article she asserted that "Here's the riddle: If
Linux is gaining more market share among big-spending corporate
customers, why have sales at Red Hat -- the undisputed Linux leader
-- been creeping steadily downward?
This kind of perception is common in the main stream technology
press, so we felt that we should have her on as a guest to give her
a better picture of what is really going on in the Linux and Open
Source universe. The facts are, almost everything in her article
was factually correct. What we need to address is perceptions of
Christina Dyrness has been writing about software and high-tech
companies - including Red Hat, SAS Institute and IBM - at The News
& Observer in Raleigh, NC since December 1998. Prior to that
she covered venture capital and start-ups for the Washington
Post-owned TechCapital Magazine and wrote about high-tech
businesses for news outlets in Southern Florida. She grew up in
Alaska, went to college at the University of California in Santa
Cruz, and journalism school at UC Berkeley.
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