As we're finalizing plans for FAST '14 later this month, we're also looking ahead toward upcoming USENIX conferences. In this interview, program co-chair Ratul Mahajan offers a preview of what to expect at the 11th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI ’14), which will be held April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.
Intro to the Art of Balancing Professional and Personal is a guest post by Máirín “Mo” Duffy, the principal interaction designer at Red Hat. Mo explains what career considerations to keep in mind if you make a name change or decide to add on to your family. This article is the fourth installment in our new USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) series:
Handling Community Conflict (Like a Boss) is a guest post by Emma Jane Westby, an author and trainer specializing in Drupal site building and theming materials. This article is the third installment in our new USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) series:
Ah, a new year, with old systems. If you recently took time off to relax with friends and family and ring in 2014, perhaps you're feeling rejuvenated and ready to break bad old habits and develop good new ones. We asked our friends and followers on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ what system administration resolutions they're making for 2014, and here's what they said:
The USENIX Annual Fund is one way to support open access to research, and if your organization offers a matching donation program, you can double your support. If you aren't sure whether your organization offers a matching gift program, search here: http://www.matchinggifts.com/usenix
Annual Fund letter from the USENIX Co-Executive Directors:
At USENIX, we believe in open access, in sharing research and ideas
for the good of everyone. We have always been on the forefront of the
open access movement by offering our conference proceedings to the
public one year after publication. In 2008, we again set the standard by
making our proceedings entirely free and open upon publication; we did
the same with our conference videos in 2010.