The Video Screening Room
This movie trailer spoof sells a movie that’s definitely not coming soon to a theater near you. If it were, however, you can bet your booty it’d be released under a Creative Commons license.
When I found out that I was going to have the opportunity to substitute for […]
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The Heart of Linux
It seems, according to this, that the customer service offered by Reglue far exceeds that offered by any big box retail outlet — and the clients get preinstalled Linux to boot.
In 2005, I found myself at a career crossroad. A career-ending injury threw the biggest of monkey wrenches […]
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In this riff, we leave no stone unturned as we trip through the past seeking portents of the elusive Year of the Linux.
The first song I heard about the Linux Desktop was Hold On, It’s Coming, released in 1971 by Country Joe McDonald. This was an amazing prediction, considering that Linus Torvalds was only […]
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While the FOSS/Linux expo season is winding down – Ohio Linux Fest, All Things Open and the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference (SeaGL) next month, and Fossetcon in November in sunny Florida, before we ramp up for the first-of-the-year 2016 event at SCALE 14x in January – thoughts wander to other events that could possibly take place […]
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