Friday FOSS Week in Review
Another typical week in the FOSS world. Mainly, the proprietary guys have been busy bad-mouthing the competition, while the FOSS folks have been busy finding solutions.
ESR Defends RMS on Jobs
This week I ran across a blog by Eric Raymond that was posted on October 8, in which Raymond […]
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Richard Stallman at the University of Pittsburgh 2010 (courtesy Wikipedia)
When it comes to software freedom, Richard Stallman is a bomb throwing anarchist. That’s a good thing. The FOSS community needs a few bomb throwers in its arsenal.
His job is to […]
Continue reading RMS – Too Crude to Lose
A couple of years ago I literally ran into “Woz,” Steve Wozniak, the inventor of the Apple II and co-founder of Apple Computer, while wandering in one of the geeky electronic parts shops in the bowels of Silicon Valley. When I realized whom […]
Continue reading Steve Jobs: The Ultimate Enabler
Today, Apple announced that Steve Jobs has died at age 56.
For our readership, there’s no need to explain Jobs’ life and career. Most visitors to this site will be well acquainted with his legacy.
It’s Thursday, and around these parts that means it’s time for the Top 10 list, which means nobody nor nothing is safe.
This week it was deja vu all over again (to steal somebody else’s line) over in Cupertino town, where the Zapple… (oops, that’s a cheap wine they might not even make anymore) …the […]
Continue reading Top 10 Things To Do With an iPhone Prototype Found Abandoned in a Bar