Money. Stability?

Something struck me yesterday, while Firefox 3 was throwing a hissy fit. Is there some kind of correlation between the amount of money invested in a project or product and instability? I know this sounds like a bit of a negative question, and I don’t mean to rag...

Housekeeping Improvements

Just a few quick jonobacon.org housekeeping notes. Firstly, I have added a little sidebar section that displays those rock and roll readers who have posted the most comments. The ranking is over the last year. Our Top 10 is currently: Vadim P. (19) Adam Williamson...

The Flow Of Ideas

I have been thinking a lot recently about the flow of ideas in and around Open Source projects. A few days ago I asked for feedback about how we can better structure interaction ideas. The blog entry gathered some great feedback: thanks to everyone who contributed....

Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase II: This Time Its Personal

DIGG!! I am epically excited to announce our second Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase this time for the Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope release! The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is an opportunity to bring the best of two great worlds together by showing off high quality Free...

Desktop Shells, Usability and Trackers. Oh My.

A while back, I read with great interest Vincent’s blog entry. I also heard from my fellow Canonicalites about the progress made the GNOME hackfest. I am rather interested in the opportunities before us with the GNOME platform and a new approach to the shell, so...