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BT broadband: breaking the web

Not content with providing sluggish broadband, BT have now stepped up their efforts to screw home broadband by adding insidious DNS lookup interceptions. You know the thing: it’s where inept infrastructure companies decide they can provide a better “user experience” … 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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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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UDS Maverick

I’m here at the Maverick Ubuntu Developer Summit for a couple of days. It’s been a great experience so far, and the quality of the discussion has been outstanding. I’m primarily here to listen in on the Ubuntu on ARM … Continue reading

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Flash the future

There’s been some truly fascinating shifts in the world of computing, mobile and the technology ecosystem over the last few weeks. Here’s just a few links that sum up where things are going. Firstly, the much-circulated, oft-quoted “The real reason … Continue reading

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Preware

In my opinion, the Palm Pre is one of the very best smartphones on the market today. I don’t say this lightly – I’ve come to this opinion after using it solidly since December, alongside an iPhone, HTC Hero, Google … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2010

I’m off to FOSDEM tomorrow, for a weekend of free and open source software talks, discussions, and Belgian beer. Somehow I’ve ended up doing two talks (my original plan was for a quick lightning talk on LiMo). The talks are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Crimes of Developer Engagement

(This post originally appeared over on the LiMo blog) 1. Call a spade a spade Before I even get involved, I want to know: what’s in it for me, and why should I care. It’s amazing how many organisations talk … Continue reading

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LiMo news

A bunch of LiMo Foundation news is breaking this week in the run-up to Mobile World Congress, which hits Barcelona next week. Here’s the ones I’ve spotted on the wire and the website so far: Vodafone signs Linux deal with … Continue reading

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