Blog — Talks

Upcoming Talk: "Everyday Use of GNU Guix"

September 29, 2018

At SeaGL 2018, Chris Marusich will present a talk introducing GNU Guix to people of all skill levels and backgrounds. SeaGL is an annual GNU/Linux conference in …

Guix & reproducible builds at LibrePlanet 2018

April 5, 2018

LibrePlanet , the yearly free software conference organized by the Free Software Foundation, took place a week ago. Among the many great talks and workshops, David Thompson, a…

Back from GPCE

November 1, 2017

Last week, I was at GPCE 2017 , an academic conference focused on generative programming techniques. I presented Code Staging in GNU Guix , a paper that discusses the…

Coming events

October 17, 2017

Guix will be present on a few venues in the coming weeks: On October 23rd, I (Ludovic Courtès) will be at GPCE , an academic conference co-located…

Back from RSE 2017

September 11, 2017

Last week, I was in Manchester, UK, to attend the second conference of Research Software Engineers, or RSE 2017 for short. I presented on the topic of…

Back from BOSC 2017

July 25, 2017

On the 23rd and 24th of July, Pjotr Prins and I visited Prague to attend BOSC 2017 , the 18th annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference. We combined our…

Back from BOB Konferenz 2017

February 25, 2017

The BOB Konferenz 2017 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides from Ricardo Wurmus' talk, "Functional…

Back from FOSDEM 2017

February 6, 2017

FOSDEM 2017 concluded. This time, the GNU Guix community participated with 8 talks. An introduction to functional package management with GNU Guix …

Back from CUFP 2016

September 24, 2016

The Commencial Users of Functional Programming 2016 Workshop concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides from…

Back from the Scheme Workshop 2016

September 18, 2016

The 17th Annual Scheme and Functional Programming Workshop 2016 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides …

Back from GBCUW 2016

September 13, 2016

On the 12th of September, I attended the German Bioinformatics Core Unit Workshop , a satellite workshop on behalf of the German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB) 2016. I gave…

Back from the GNU Hackers Meeting 2016

August 22, 2016

The GNU Hackers Meeting 2016 took place in Rennes (Brittany, France) from August 18-20 hosted by Inria . GNU Guix maintainer, Ludovic Courtès,…

Back from DConf 2016

May 4, 2016

The DConf 2016 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides from Pjoter Prins' lightning talk, "GNU…

Guix at LibrePlanet 2016

March 15, 2016

GNU hackers Christopher Allan Webber (whom you may know from the GNU MediaGoblin project ) and David Thompson will be co-presenting "Solving the Deployment Crisis with…

Meet Guix at FOSDEM!

January 22, 2016

One week to FOSDEM ! This year, there will be no less than six Guix-related talks. This and the fact that we are addressing different…

GNU Guix talk in Boston, MA (USA) on January 20th

January 11, 2016

David Thompson will be giving a talk about Guix on January 20th at the BLU gathering at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). …

GNU Guix talk in Rennes, France, November 9th

November 2, 2015

Ludovic Courtès will be giving a talk about GNU Guix and GuixSD in Rennes, France, on November 9th . The event is organized by the three…

Guix-Tox talk at PyConFR, October 17th

October 9, 2015

Bonjour ! Cyril Roelandt of Red Hat who works on OpenStack will be giving a talk about Guix-Tox at PyConFR in Pau, France, on October 17th.…

Chris Webber talks about Guix in Chicago, September 30th

September 18, 2015

Chris Webber of MediaGoblin fame will be giving two talks for the Chicago GNU/Linux User Group meeting on September 30th. The…

GNU Guix talk at OpenTechSummit, Berlin, May 14th

May 12, 2015

Ricardo Wurmus will be giving a talk about GNU Guix and GuixSD at the OpenTechSummit in Berlin, Germany, on May 14th. The talk…

GNU Guix at FOSDEM

January 27, 2015

Guix will be present at FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium, with a talk entitled "The Emacs of Distros" this Saturday, at 3PM, in room H.1302. The…

Guix at the 2014 GNU Hackers Meeting

October 11, 2014

The Guix talk of this summer's GNU Hackers Meeting is now available (get the slides ). DOWNLOAD VIDEO (WebM, 60 minutes) …

Guix at OpenBio Codefest 2014

July 13, 2014

On Wednesday, July 9th, David Thompson gave a brief introduction to GNU Guix at the Open Bioinformatics Codefest 2014 hackathon . The objective of the Codefest…

One week to FOSDEM!

January 25, 2014

FOSDEM takes place next week. We'll be giving a talk about Guix and the GNU system on Sunday at noon, in the …

Back from the GNU Hackers Meeting

September 2, 2013

The GNU Hackers Meeting took place last week in Paris. As usual, it was a nice place to meet fellow hackers, grow new ideas, and…

Back from the European Lisp Symposium

June 5, 2013

The European Lisp Symposium (ELS) is over now, and it’s been pleasant experience: thoughtful discussions, beautiful city, and parentheses all around. Thanks to all the…

Guix at the European Lisp Symposium

May 21, 2013

A paper presenting the design of Guix's Scheme API and packaging language has been accepted for the 2013 European Lisp Symposium (ELS) . ELS…

Functional Package Management for the People

July 20, 2012

GNU Hackers Meeting in Düsseldorf , 2012. The following is the video of the presentation "Guix, functional package management for the people, and for GNU?", by Ludovic…