#53: Interview | Florian Leeber | Go with the Flo - A Survival Guide for Technologists
Ubuntu Touch Audiocast
30 October 2019
Interview | Florian Leeber | Go with the Flo - A Survival Guide for Technologists
In this Episode
- Florian Leeber aka @Flohack sings the Alphabet song, and how to say his name properly.
- Flo's history as an Austrian - Music, Mozart, and more!
- Instead of buying toys (or phones) for your kids, why not take them on a trip?
- Education stories and a tip: if you work and study at the same time, then both will suffer.
- Flo's computer science journey, featuring:
- Keyboarding and layouts. What's the ideal layout for a programmer?
- Apple did something smart? - Entering schools early on in North America.
- Flo's Ubuntu Touch Journey
- First smartphone was an Ubuntu Touch BQ e5.
- Began programming in C++ for Ubuntu Touch.
- Flo quotes:
- "Real life is going on outside."
- "Technology is a tool; it's not your friend."
- "We are on the brink of Ubuntu Touch becoming big - One major event will cause the shift." -- Wayne (outhere)
- UBports Server is now starting to struggle with our traffic thanks to OTA-11
- Developing for Alternative Phones:
- Focuses moving forward:
- Buying a Pinephone with Ubuntu Touch pre-installed
- Ports e.g. Sony Xperia X Port
- We managed to grow the community, and recognition and relationships from original Canonical team.
- You choice to be offended or not (HINT: choose the latter)
How to get involved
- Coding: Pick a bug that bugs you
- Support: You probably know something someone else doesn't
- Marketing: Spread the word!
- Discuss this Ubuntu Touch Audiocast episode in the Forum right now (before you forget or your passion fades).
- Send us a word of feedback (good or bad)! We would love to hear from you: wayne[at]ubports.com , joe[at]ubports.com