I know that, like me, you’re getting inundated with emails from people you don’t normally hear about, as to what they are doing with Covid 19. To actually help you, I just wanted to share these free materials from LinkedIn on how to work remotely, considering culture, communication, tools etc. We’ve got no choice but to…Details
Recently, at LinuxFest 2019, Rob presented on Node-RED. Here is an interview with Rob about what this is all about, and a link to the Youtube video recording. Here is what he covered: Connecting to a Raspberry Pi’s GPIO for digital I/O. Connecting to Google Home and Google Assistant for voice I/O. Connecting to Slack…Details
In Summer 2018, our Crafty Penguins team visited the Open Source Summit here in Vancouver BC. Here are some gleanings of “what’s cool” from the post-event journal notes from the sessions we attended and found interesting. Lots of buzzwords in here! The following key takeaways were provided by Richard, Rob, and Curtis. Linux Keynote conversation…Details
For the first half of March 2019, we were in the Spotlight with the BC Tech Association. Click through to read the interview, including a specific interview with yours truly.
Our team is excited to both attend and sponsor the Friday Night Board Games Night event at LinuxFest Northwest, which will be held again at Bellingham Technical College (WA state) on April 26 – 28, 2019. Click through to https://lfnw.org/ for details and to register. It’s actually FREE to attend (tickets are optional) due to donations, event…Details
“After 10 years in our previous office, we moved into our new office this past August. We had the opportunity to make it our own. The actual move wasn’t far – just across the hall! In the old office, we had grown from 3 full-time employees to 12 and it was getting tight. We had…Details
If it’s been awhile since you’ve checked in with us, we’ve recently welcomed three new people to the team. Joining Wim, Richard, Rob and Matt are Nicole, Curtis and Sam. Check out their bios here to get to know them a little.
Here is the training that we like our fledgling baby Crafty Penguins go through. This gives solid exposure to Linux, Networking, and Development concepts required to fill a DevOps or SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) role. Run through http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ book to build a Linux system from scratch. Setup GNS3 simulator with: Cisco IOS switch VLANs. One VLAN for…Details