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The Acquia Podcast: Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire and guests in conversation on topics in and around Drupal, open source, technology, community, and business. Meet people and hear stories at the interface between the digital and the real. Hear about challenges, successes, and how open source thinking and practice is changing the world.
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Now displaying: May, 2013
May 29, 2013

Gaelan Steele was the youngest delegate at DrupalCon Portland. Since I had had the pleasure of meeting him and his father Douglas Urner while leading the Drupal Association scholarship committee earlier this year, I really wanted to meet this extraordinary 5th-grader in person. Dries himself showed up while we were talking and asked Gaelan how he uses and contributes to Drupal. The result of the interview hijack is really worth checking out!

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/85-gaelan-steele-meets-dries-perspectives-drupal

May 22, 2013

Here is one more conversation I had at Drupal Camp Alpe-Adria in April, 2013. Ranko Marinic is from Croatia and has some great perspectives. He works as an IT consultant with a wide range of technologies and with Drupal "by night". He is studying economics and has become interested in the economic effects on local communities of implementing open source software. Ranko also talks about the moment he really started believing in open source as a social movement.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/84-open-source-and-local-economies-meet-ranko-marinic

May 15, 2013

Here are the highlights from a few of the conversations I had with attendees of the 2013 Drupal Camp Alpe-Adria, held in April in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The camp was a wild success and attracted a large, international crowd. I'll post a couple more interviews I did at this event in coming weeks.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/83-voices-drupal-camp-alpe-adria-2013

May 8, 2013

This week's podcast features two Drupal Scots: Duncan Davidson (recorded live in a back alley right after Drupal Camp Scotland 2013) and Brian Ward (recorded via Skype, post-event). Duncan is the Scottish regional manager and UK Professional Services Manager for i-KOS and Brian is a developer at heehaw.digital in Edinburgh.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/82-drupal-camp-scotland-2013-double-header

May 2, 2013

Shannon Vettes is the Partner Manager at Commerce Guys in Paris; the company leading the way in making Drupal the platform of choice for eCommerce. Among other things, she has the rewarding job of coordinating adding modules and services to the Commerce Marketplace and getting integrators involved in the platform, too.

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/81-project-management-fortune-teller-must-die-meet-shannon-vettes

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