We at Sine Nomine Associates are sad to note the passing of Professor Marvin Minsky, pioneering explorer of artificial intelligence. His work helped inspire the creation of the personal computer and the Internet.
Dear friends of the open source community,
It is with great sadness that we inform you that the founder of the Debian project Ian Murdock passed away on December 30, 2015.
IBM recently published a list of software developers indicating that they support z/OS V2.2. Sine Nomine Associates is included in the list providing support for NJE/IP Bridge as of September 1, 2016.
Recently Sine Nomine Associates engineer Neale Ferguson had the opportunity to introduce ClefOS (Commercial-grade Linux on Enterprise Foundations Operating System) to users of Linux on System z. The article appears on the blog Mainframe Debate.
Former Sine Nomine Associates employee Roneil Rumburg has partnered with Anjney Midha and Ruby Lee in KPCB Edge, a new company with "a team of builders, investing in seed stage founders working on emerging areas of technology."
This section contains presentations made by the Hillgang Group, a Mainframe Linux and VM user group which meets in the Washington D.C. area. There are also selected presentations by representatives from other companies, posted here with permission of the authors.
Ohio LinuxFest, which takes places October 2-3, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking presentations on all topics of interest to the Free and Open Source Software community. Sine Nomine Associates engineers have long been associated with the conference.
Sine Nomine is proud to announce version 2.3 of LXFMT is available for download. This version is a substantial rework of how disk geometry handling and volume formatting occurs, which should adapt better to new DASD types and be a bit more resilient to odds-and-ends that used to break things in unpredictable ways.