Linked by David Adams on Thu 15th Oct 2009 18:00 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews In the past, OSNews' interview volume was quite a bit higher than it has been lately. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Eugenia and her husband last week, and she mentioned that we haven't done as many interviews, and that in the past they were always very popular. So I decided that I'm going to make it a personal priority to publish more interviews. I'd like to crowdsource the idea, and ask the OSNews community who they'd like to see us interview. Please let us know in the comments of this story who you'd like us to talk to, and what specific questions you'd like us to ask. Shoot for the moon. It's not as hard to get an email-based interview as you might think. Obviously OS-world luminaries will always be a priority, but feel free to recommend people from the larger tech community, or even geek-oriented popular culture.
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2 part interviews
by FunkyELF on Thu 15th Oct 2009 20:00 UTC
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

Would be nice to get two part interviews.

Interview someone from Google's App Engine, then someone from Amazon's EC2.

Interview a ZFS developer, then a BTRFS developer.

Interview a QT dev, then a GTK or WX dev.

Interview a Linux kernel dev, then a Solaris kernel dev.

Someone from Google's Android team or Cyanogenmod's Steve Kondik, then someone from Apple's iPhone team.

In each interview, ask about the other project, if they've used it, what they think.
It would be interesting to hear 2 biased comparisons rather than a single neutral comparison.
At the end of each interview make them say something nice about the other project.

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RE: 2 part interviews
by Nathan O. on Thu 15th Oct 2009 20:06 in reply to "2 part interviews"
Nathan O. Member since:
2005-08-11

I like this style! Good idea.

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RE: 2 part interviews
by Tuishimi on Thu 15th Oct 2009 20:23 in reply to "2 part interviews"
Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

I like that. Good idea if you can get them both within the same week.

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RE: 2 part interviews
by Eddyspeeder on Fri 16th Oct 2009 22:47 in reply to "2 part interviews"
Eddyspeeder Member since:
2006-05-10

Yes very good idea. Also cool if you could let them join within the same interview, to get some reactions and counterreactions between them. Not in a fighting manner of course, bur rather to highlight the points of difference, or the learning points for either or both.

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