Cloud Computing Doesn’t Have to Mean Signing Away Your Privacy

From its very inception, the Internet was about decentralization. Most directly, it decentralized nations’ telecom infrastructure, and let people interact through increasingly personalized online platforms. But in a larger sense, the Internet decentralized a huge proportion of modern life, from starting a business, to searching for flights, and even to finding a date. Pre-existing power … Continue reading Cloud Computing Doesn’t Have to Mean Signing Away Your Privacy

Two Perspectives; One Solution = Subutai. OptDyn CTO/Founder Alex Karasulu on the CLOUD Act.

What is the problem with the CLOUD Act, and how Subutai is the answer … Before the CLOUD Act Before the CLOUD Act the US government could ONLY get its hands on the data US companies kept on servers inside US borders. If a US company hosted data outside, say in the EU, the US … Continue reading Two Perspectives; One Solution = Subutai. OptDyn CTO/Founder Alex Karasulu on the CLOUD Act.

Two Perspectives; One Solution = Subutai. OptDyn CEO Jon “maddog” Hall on the CLOUD Act.

CLOUD – obscuring your privacy Shortly after September 11th of 2001 I traveled to Brazil, as I had done for many years before and have done for many years since then. However on this trip I had a very sad message to give to my Brazilian friends: “I am sorry, but you can not trust … Continue reading Two Perspectives; One Solution = Subutai. OptDyn CEO Jon “maddog” Hall on the CLOUD Act.

Welcome Blockchain-in-a-Box, the latest addition to the Subutai family of blueprints!

By Sally Khudairi, with Alex Karasulu and Lars Bøgild Thomsen. Blueprints are quickly changing the process of application development and deployment —and the Subutai Blockchain-in-a-Box blueprint can take you from concept to executing Ethereum Smart Contracts in minutes. Alex Karasulu (CTO and Founder of OptDyn, makers of Subutai) explains what makes blueprints so great: Blueprints … Continue reading Welcome Blockchain-in-a-Box, the latest addition to the Subutai family of blueprints!

Keynote by Jon “maddog” Hall at Latinoware 2017: “The Grand Slam for Latin America”

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For those who are unable to watch Open Source educator/evangelist and OptDyn CEO Jon “maddog” Hall’s “The Grand Slam for Latin America” keynote at Latinoware 2017 https://youtu.be/P4GTwfg_1c4 , below is the full transcript:

I apologize that we don’t have any slides for you to see but there isn’t too much to see on the slides anyway so I will paint the picture for you to see in your mind. Sometimes that’s better anyway.

I am Jon “maddog” Hall. I am Chief Executive Officer of a company called OptDyn. I’ve been in the free software space a very long time.

Down there, aiming the camera, is my Chief Technical Officer, Alex Karasulu: “wardog@optdyn.com”

Beside being Chief Executive Officer for OptDyn, I am also the Board Chairman of the Linux Professional Institute, of which Cesar, who has been entertaining you, is the Director of Operations here in Latin America. I am also the President of Project Cauã, which is a project to help university students make money and start their own company while they are in university.

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