Category: 1.1 Industry (General)
Manufacturing Independence in the Age of the Cloud
Intel just announced a US$ 33B investment in creating chip manufacturing plants in Europe, about half of which will go to the (otherwise rather quaint) town of Magdeburg in Germany. In almost any respect this is good news. It creates jobs in Europe and Germany. It will instigate a local ecosystem of suppliers and entrepreneurs. […]
HarmonyOS, Android, and a Radio Interview
I was interviewed by Lovis Krüger German radio broadcaster WDR on Huawei’s HarmonyOS and the industry strategies around it. Two audio statements made it into the show: (1) HarmonyOS uses a lot of open source software and (2) Huawei can’t use the Android trademark without Google’s permission. So I thought I provide my notes here.
Financial Accounting Software as a First-Person Shooter Game (Future Article)
After listening to yet another report about the negative effects of computer gaming, I decided to publish today the abstract of an article about research I might undertake ten years from now.
A Brief History of Free, Open Source Software and Its Communities (Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, IEEE Computer Column)
I’m happy to report that the 13th article in the Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer has been published. Title A Brief History of Free, Open Source Software and Its Communities Keywords Open Source Software, Licenses, Internet Authors Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Publication Computer vol. 54, no. 2 (February 2021), pp. […]
Keeping Silicon Valley at Bay Using Open Source (Talk at Automotive Software Strategies 2021)
On May 4th, 2021, I will give a talk about user-led open source consortia and the associated business strategies of non-software vendors at the 2nd International Automotive Software Strategies conference (online or in Munich). Take a look at the conference flyer and / or register using the SV Veranstaltungen website. You can get 20% off […]
A Key Capability German Car Manufacturers Are Still Missing
My first project as a professor with a German car manufacturer was in 2013, and our industry partner kicked off the first project meeting with the words: Ich bin ein Blechbieger und verstehe von Software nicht so viel.(I bend sheet metal and don’t know much about software.)