Monthly Archives: August 2010

GUADEC 2010

GUADEC is the GNOME Users’ and Developers’ European Conference, and I got to go there this year, following my visit to the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit last year and LiMo’s announcement of GNOME Foundation sponsorship. GUADEC is the place to … Continue reading

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Blogging elsewhere

Here’s a quick summary of the articles I’ve had posted over on the LiMo Foundation blog. This is in some small part an apology for being so quiet here. I’ll try to keep this list up-to-date: LiMo and the Open … Continue reading

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Oracle vs. Google

This is ‘fun': “Oracle filed a complaint in federal court in California, alleging the infringement of seven patents and copyrights by Google’s Android mobile operating system software.” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oracle-sues-google-for-patent-infringement-2010-08-12 “Android (including without limitation the Dalvik VM and the Android software development … Continue reading

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Unstoppable forces and immovable objects

It’s been a busy few weeks, so I’m a bit behind on writing up events. At the end of July I was in Cambridge for another of the Open Source and Software SIG meetings. This time the theme was “Open … Continue reading

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Service this

Serviced offices make an awful lot of sense for some companies. I’ve spent many years working in them, for example at The Royal (with ballroom!) and the Norwich Bio-Incubator (with swimming pool!) Flexibility of lease, all-inclusive pricing, mixing with other … Continue reading

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They stole our revolution

BBC iPlayer is great. Except: if you dislike Flash if you’re a Free and Open Source Software user if you’re out of the country on business you prefer the command line you’re a militant license-payer who believes you should have … Continue reading

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