Archive › February, 2008

LugRadio Live UK 2008 Dates Announced

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, I am pleased to announce that the LugRadio Live UK 2008 dates have been finally confirmed, and the event to rule all other events will be taking place on the 19th and 20th July 2008 at the Wolverhampton Union Student Union, Wolverhampton, England. It is going to rock harder […]

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Women in Open Source

Currently over at SCALE in Los Angeles and the Women In Open Source track has just kicked off today – looks like it is going to be an excellent day, with some facinating tracks. It is being kicked off by my friend Allison Randell, who is also speaking at LugRadio Live USE 2008. Speaking of […]

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New Talk, Done

I just finished putting the final touches to my new presentation Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Coming Of The Linux Desktop – which I will be delivering for the first time as the opening keynote for SCALE. I am pretty pleased with it so far, and will make final changes (mostly cosmetic) over […]

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Metal On Demand

You know what, I try to be good to you, faithful readers. Knowing that you all share a deep and meaningful love of metal (humor me, please), I know that you want easy access to some good music. So, if you look in the sidebar of jonobacon.org, you will now see a little media player […]

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Album Progress

Quick update on the album. I have had pretty limited time recently to work on the album with being away for a week at the sprint in London, and then hectic most evenings. I was also kicked down with a cold for a while – headaches and loud, roaring guitars don’t mix! This week though […]

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Stephen Fry…he says Yes

I have always had a lot of respect for Stephen Fry, he is a talented, funny, intelligent British broadcaster, actor and comedian. A while back he mentioned Ubuntu in passing on his blog, and his recent blog entry has gone all-out in favour of Open Source. Good man. I tried to see if he is […]

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Effie’s MOTU Journey Continues

Great to see Effie continue on his MOTU journey with his latest entry telling a really interesting story about how he was passed a bug to fixed, and how he figured it out as a new MOTU. Curious about MOTU? Go and get started!

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Feast For The Senses

Behemoth fans This weekend, I experienced two feasts for the eyes and ears: Cloverfield – recently released, hyped-up Internet sensation Cloverfield, passed me by until I heard about it on TV a few nights back – I completely missed the so-called Internet marketing machine around it, but it looked interesting – a monster movie shot […]

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LugRadio Live USA 2008 Exhibitors Wanted!

As we descend deeper into LugRadio Live USA 2008 organisation, we are now looking for projects, companies and other cool and interesting people to form our Exhibition area. We are looking for Open Source projects, distributions, interesting hardware hacking projects, games, companies and more to come and form our exhibition area. We are particularly interested […]

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Medicine Thoughts

I have had a cold for a few days. It has been unpleasant, very unpleasant. Like many, I have traditionally turned to the humble chemist to provide me with a potion that will cure my ills. This time round, I just sat it out without relying on medicine, but it got me thinking of when […]

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