Right Brain and Left Brain. What is Brain?

The whole left brain, right brain thing came up again today. I was asked whether I was predominantly right or left brained; my friend suggested I was a right-brain kind of guy. Sadly, and I blame lack of sleep for this, I could not remember what one side or the other signified. So I decided to Google "right brain left brain quiz" and take the first thing that popped up in the Firefox search bar. The results of my impromptu test are below. Those of you who know me, and those of you who don’t but think you do, are free to make …

COSSFEST, A Calgarian Tale of FOSS, Betrayal, and Murder

Okay, I might be exaggerating about the whole betrayal and murder thing. But this story is about FOSS in Calgary. And it is about COSSFEST 2010. We did, however, kill a few beer. Does that count? And we did have a panel about the death of somebody . . . or something. Muah hah hah! Sorry, I’ll come in again . . . This past weekend (April 9th and 10th), I had the great pleasure to attend COSSFEST 2010 in Calgary. COSSFEST is the Calgary Open Source Systems Festival, a gathering of people whose passion is free and open source …