Credit: open democracy, CC BY-SA 2.0 Patent law and Startups? Patent Law and Free Software? Are we dancing with the devil here? As you know, we at Endocode see free software as an essential to our company and to society. So how does the reality of patent law tie into our mission? Perfect question for Mirko Böhm, Endocode’s CEO. Apart from stirring things up at Endocode, Mirko is a researcher and lecturer at the Technical University of Berlin on the subject of free software and intellectual property.
Join us for an online webinar on how to get started with Kubernetes! Get a short introduction to the open-source system for automating deployment, operations, and scaling of containerized applications and then dive right into it! Thomas Fricke (Endocode) and the Product Manager of Kubernetes, David Aaronchick (Google), will answer the top 10 common Kubernetes questions as well as questions you sent us. Get to know Kubernetes and see how our experts implement it on the ground!
Free Software communities produce tons of great software. This software drives innovation and enables everybody to access and use computers, whether or not they can afford new hardware or commercial software. So that’s that, the benefit to society is obvious. Everybody should just get behind it and support it. Right? Well, it is not that easy. Especially when it comes to principles of individual freedom or trade-offs between self-determination and convenience, it is difficult to communicate the message in a way that it reaches and activates a wider audience. How can we explain the difference between Free Software and services available at no cost (except them spying at you) best? Campaigning for software freedom is not easy. However, it is part of the Free Software Foundation Europe’s mission. The FSFE teamed up with Peng! Collective to learn how to run influential campaigns to promote the cause of Free Software. The Peng Collective is a Berlin based group of activists who are known for their successful and quite subversive campaigns for political causes. And Endocode? Endocode is a sponsor of the Free Software Foundation Europe. We are a sponsor because free software is essential to us, both as a company and as members of society. And so here we are.
Every year technical enterprises, enterprises with technical departments and technical training facilities, universities, and research centres are invited to organise an open day for girls – Girls’Day. Girls’Day is a chance to introduce girls of 10 years upwards to professions and vocational fields that have a women’s quota of less than 40%. We have talked about Gender balance in IT and grim statistics before and promised to not stick our head in the sand.
Endocode is excited to announce their partnership with CHEF.io, a company that loves DevOps just as much as we do. Born with the DevOps movement, Chef has distilled the experiences of successful web innovators into patterns that characterize the DevOps workflow. These patterns have been incorporated into the Chef automation platform, making Chef our partner on the journey to DevOps. As DevOps consultants we have been working with Chef’s technologies in various projects, with different clients over a period of time.