Author Archives: Johan Thelin

Building Qt on Debian

I recently followed the advice of @sehurlburt to offer help to other developers. As I work with Qt and embedded Linux on a daily basis, I offered to help. (You should do the same!) As it is easy to run out of words on Twitter, so here comes a slightly more lengthy explanation on how […]

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foss-gbg gets going again

It is time for foss-gbg to get going again. A week from now Zeeshan will talk about The good kind of Rust. Tickets are free, so if you are in Gothenburg, feel free to drop by for some snacks, the Rust talk and some lighting talks. foss-gbg is a local group sharing ideas and knowledge […]

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Alpha APX Details

I just want to share some links. This is the type of articles that makes me follow Raymond Chen. Initial Plunge Integer calculus Integer constants Bit 15. Ugh. Bit 15. Conditional operations and control flow Memory access, basics As he lives outside of the open source space, his blog might be a gem that many […]

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The Humane Tech Interview

I am in a position where I interview job candidates. What I do is called the tech interview, which is an early vetting before we start discussing money and other contractual details. This is usually between one and two hours over Skype or telephone where I have to judge is a candidate is technically skilled […]

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foss-north 2017 follow-up

On the morning of April 26 I arrived at our venue, preparing for around 120 people to fill the rooms at foss-north 2017. I’m still in the post-event cleaning up phase, so the visitor questionnaire has not yet been sent out, but the feeling is positive. This year we expanded changed venue and moved from one to […]

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Five days and counting

It is five days left until foss-north 2017, so it is high time to get your ticket! Please notice that tickets can be bought all the way until the night of the 25th (Tuesday), but catering is only included is you get your ticket on the 24th (Monday), so help a poor organizer and get […]

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foss-north speaker line-up

I am extremely pleased to have confirmed the entire speaker line-up for foss north 2017. This will be a really good year! Trying to put together something like this is really hard – you want the best speakers, but you also want a mix of local and international, various technologies, various viewpoints and much, much […]

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Just three days left…

The call for papers for foss-north 2017 ends on Sunday. That means that you only have three days to… … get a chance to visit Gothenburg, Sweden, the most sociable city in the world! … speak in front of a great audience of 220 people (if we sell all the tickets – get your’s here). […]

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foss-north 2017: Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for foss-north is open for another week (until the 12th). This gives you an opportunity to speak in front of a great crowd. Looking at the results from last year’s questionnaire, more than 90% are users of open source software and more than 50% are contributors. One thing that surprised me, is […]

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kdenlive, audacity and lessons in audio sync

During the last foss-gbg meeting I tried filming the entire event. The idea is to produce videos of each talk and publish them on YouTube. Since I’m lazy, I simply put up a camera on a tripod and recorder the whole event, some 3h and 16 minutes and a few seconds. A few seconds that […]

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