#53: Interview | Florian Leeber | Go with the Flo - A Survival Guide for Technologists

Ubuntu Touch Audiocast
30 October 2019


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      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)
                                • Stalkerware
                                • UBports Server is now starting to struggle with our traffic thanks to OTA-11
                                • Developing for Alternative Phones:
                                • Focuses moving forward:
                                • 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