jb@home Rockstar Choices

A few weeks ago I wanted to thank the top three jonobacon@home comment posters at the time (Adam Williamson, Ethan Anderson and Vadim Peretokin) for their contributions to the site. I offered to buy them a DVD or CD. Well, I figured it would be interesting to show...

Thunderbird 3 Beta

I decided recently to give a new mail client a whirl. Evolution, while an excellent client, appears to be a bit clunky with IMAP. I specifically have all of my mail go through GMail, and I access with IMAP. Evolution seems to be a bit slow when doing this. I had heard...

UDS Killed The Radio Star

One of the most prominent new features of UDS Jaunty was our extensive use of video. Using eight cameras, a stack of SD cards, a bunch of tower machines encoding and an army of volunteers, we captured a significant chunk of UDS. Thanks to Chris Jones and James Troup...

The Gritty World Of User Interface Exploration

No blogging for a week. Was this due to lazyness? No. Was this due to writers block? No. So what was the reason? Well obviously it was because of the grandiose duo of crime-fighting elegance that was FossCamp and the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Prepare for a series of...

FossCamp. UDS. Winner.

What an exciting week of events ahead! Firstly, I will be attending FossCamp from the 5th – 6th December. There a variety of upstreams meet together in a number of free form sessions to discuss anything and everything about how we work together. Everyone is...