Chill Pill

Many of you will know my general policy for not getting involved in flame-wars and I was not going to comment on this story, but I just wanted to share a few words. Of course, the story is saddening: a woman bought a computer to do her classwork, it contained Ubuntu,...

A Good Day

Strange, everywhere I look today, everyone is smiling. Something going on?

Art Of Community Update

I just wanted to throw a quick update your way regarding the Art Of Community book that I am feverishly working on. On Tuesday last week I threw out a deliberately cryptic announcement about a new project. In the announcement I displayed a motion blurred screenshot of...

Mumbach

It turns out that my mum and Daniel Holbach are very different people. I doubt that my mum is deft at bustin’ out Balkan Beats. Daniel Holbach probably never saw me naked when I was two. I am fairly confident that mum is not familiar with dpkg, and I am certain...

Dutch LoCo Bringing It Home

Just wanted to share a little story about the Dutch Ubuntu LoCo Team. A while back I had an email from Jan Stedehouder about asking for help with a Dutch computer fair, the HCC dagen. Jan was attending to advocate Ubuntu and spread the word like the rock star that he...