[svlug] sorry about that
Deirdre Saoirse Moen
deirdre at deirdre.net
Mon Apr 23 14:17:01 PDT 2001
At 4:05 PM -0500 4/23/01, Mike Coleman wrote:
>Now for something completely topical: What's it like doing Linux in the Bay
>Area? From a distance it seems like it would be nerdvana. I have this silly
>image in my head that one could stand up in any given restaurant or theater
>and shout "What's the best way for a Linux driver to map a board's memory area
>into user space?" and get at least two (correct) answers back. :-)
It was fun before the layoffs started at least.
>Is it easy to find good (i.e., that a hacker would enjoy) Linux work in the
>BA? Conversely, is it easy for employers to hire Linux hackers in the BA?
Last year, I would have said yes. This year, there are fewer opportunities.
If you're a driver or kernel level person (I'm not), you have a wider range
of choices at the moment.
But don't just take my word for it -- look on DICE. :)
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