Archive › February, 2007

Nice one Steve

Credit where credit is due to Steve Jobs for his recent Open Letter. This is exactly the kind of discussion people in his position should be having to promote an open marketplace and freedom. His letter quite clearly states that “if the Big 4 music companies provide DRM-free songs, this will be a good thing” […]

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In LA this weekend

This weekend I am over in Los Angeles for the SoCal Linux Expo. I went last year and it really is an excellent conference. Hopefully this time I will also get to see a little bit of LA – last year I got stuck in the hotel for the entire trip. As ever, always keen […]

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A title with no talk…nothing new

I wish I was a full-time web developer for one reason and one reason only – I would love to do a presentation extolling the greatness of Atom and give it the title Kicking RSS and Taking Names. You heard it here first people… Anyone else have any comedy talk suggestions?

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Happy Bacon

People of the world unite, for good news is afoot. Last week I complained bitterly that I had missed Decapitated and Hammerfall at our local club, and most gutted I was. Well it turns out that I am a pleb. Not just a pleb, but an idiot too. Why? Well, I got the month wrong […]

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Spoofed email

Funny, I got some email from Matt mentioning something about some Hot Goat Pornography!!1!1!! and informing me about willing barnyard companions and I actually believed it was from him. Looks like he should not have told me about that club he went to last night in Amsterdam…

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More speaking slots confirmed

Recently I have been confirmed to give one of the keynotes at GUADEC in Birmingham between 15th – 21st July 2007 and I am now confirmed as a speaker for FISL 8.0 in Brazil between 12th – 14th April 2007. These gigs will be added to calendar when I have concrete times. Hope to see […]

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LUGRadio Live 2007!

As one of the four large gents I am pleased to announce LUGRadio Live 2007 will happen on the 7th and 8th July 2007 at The Lighthouse in Wolverhampton, England. LUGRadio Live is an awesomely cool, fun, social and interesting two-day conference based around Open Source, free software and related subjects. The show packs in […]

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Calling all Brits…again

OK Brits, time to call on you again. The BBC has an open consultation regarding its online services for making content available. Question 5 is whether this service should only be made available to Microsoft platforms. Naturally, this would be a bad idea for various reasons: We should always encourage media consumption on all systems, […]

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Make videos, win stuff

We all like ‘free’, both free as in speech and free as in beer, well how about free as in “cool little device”? Technalign (producers of Pioneer Linux which based is on Kubuntu) and Canonical have hooked together for a competition for all you orange sunglasses wearing, kilted, Lost-loving video makers, and the rest of […]

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