FUDcon Toronto 2009 (Part 1)

Sorry that I haven’t been able to post regular updates – FUDcon Toronto has been a whirlwind of great discussions and a whole lot of fun! Actually we are still on campus at Seneca College right now hacking up a storm and having fun. We had a very impressive Net ‘hackfest’. I also talked a lot with Ben Boeckel and Rob Escriva who are RPI students (I am an almunae of RPI) :). They work with the RPI Center for Open Source Software and have convinced me I need to make a trip out to campus and help them get the word out about Fedora (and maybe bring some bling 🙂 ). Earlier today I had the Fedora portable usability lab set up in room D and I ran through 4 usability tests of Fedora Community with Fedora package maintainers here. I was really excited to chat with Ben Konrath who is working on Caribou which is an on-screen keyboard to help make GNOME more accessible – he is going to be conducting some usability tests as part of his work and I showed him the process I’ve been following with the Fedora usability kit and Fedora Community usability tests …