In this 10th episode, our host Ingo talked with Michael Meeks, the enthusiastic Open Source developer and General Manager of Collabora Productivity, leading Collabora Online and Office products, supporting customers, and consulting on development alongside his team.
He serves as a Director of The Document Foundation, and on the LibreOffice Engineering Steering Committee; he has contributed to both ODF and OOXML standardization. Prior to Collabora, he was a Novell/SUSE Distinguished Engineer working on various pieces of Free Software infrastructure across the Linuxstack to MeeGo, GNOME, CORBA, Nautilus, Evolution, and Open Source accessibility, among others.
Micheal talked about the history of Collabora Online, the exciting growth, their mission, and how they became part of the Nextcloud story as an office suite solution & many other insightful but also fun topics.
Find the feed on our podcast page and listen to the full interview! If you have not heard the previous episodes, check them there as well.
Julien Veyssier shares his unique journey from prolific Nextcloud community contributor through joining the Nextcloud team as Software Engineer.
We learn how his PhoneTrack app saved a user's family in an emergency, how the Nextcloud ecosystem is a rich canvas for app development, the philosophical differences between Open Source and Free Software, and explore the current state of the artificial intelligence landscape.
Your new host, Brent Gervais, had the opportunity to sit down together with Max Schrems - privacy lawyer and pioneer in the European data privacy movement - to explore some thoughts and ideas that stemmed from Max's keynote given at the Nextcloud Conference 2023.
We explore the newly adopted Transatlantic Data Privacy Framework, it's implications and why we all need to care and pay attention. We also touch on the 15-year debate on EU-US data transfers, surveillance law, anti-competitive behaviours in Big Tech and the need for regulation, despite the challenges presented by the process.
In this episode, Marius sits down with Tobias Knöppler and James Sundquist to dive into the world of NextcloudPi, a community-driven project that brings Nextcloud to single board computers like the Raspberry Pi and other boards. They discuss the ins and outs of the project, its impact on the Nextcloud community, and more.