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Ubuntu Events Coming Up!

In every release cycle we have a number of events organized that brings our community together to create things, share ideas and knowledge, and more. I just wanted to share the latest raft of planned events: Ubuntu App Development Sprint – 12th Dec – an online sprint where we will continue where we left off […]

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Bad Voltage Season 1 Episode 3: Hear My Lung

In our third episode, your hosts Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, and myself (our compadre Bryan Lunduke is away cavorting around Europe) bring you discussion, argument, and amusement on: We delve into the new Playstation 4 and XBox One consoles and discuss whether this is the next generation of gaming, or a rehash of the same-old-same-old […]

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Ubuntu Developer Summit Schedule Ready

Just a quick note that the Ubuntu Developer Summit schedule is pretty much ready for next week. Be sure to check it out and plan your time to join the sessions you are interested in. Thanks!

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Project Community Computers

Free Software is not just software or a philosophical attitude to freely available software. Free Software is a catalyst for change in a constantly evolving world that is becoming more and more dependent on technology. Unfortunately while many of us are getting faster and faster computers on our desktops and in our pockets, for many […]

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My Creative Commons Archive

For many years I have been a long supporter of the Creative Commons. I believe Free Culture is good for people; it brings enjoyment, encourages sharing, helps creates an archive of material others can use in their own creative endeavours and more. Over the years pretty much every piece of creative output I have created […]

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Happy Anniversary, Fedora!

Many congratulations to my friends in the Fedora community for your 10th anniversary! Fedora is such an important part of the wider Open Source and Free Software community and filled with many, many good people doing great work. I hope you all take at least a little time away from the coalface to celebrate today! […]

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Rock For Water

I am running a fund-raising campaign for WaterAid to provide clean and sanitary water for poorer parts of the world. Dirty water is the source of so many health problems in the world, and I hope I can help a little in the wider cause. To this end I have written and recorded three acoustic […]

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Bad Voltage

Some years ago I used to do a podcast called LugRadio. We did it for four years, delivered 140+ episodes, had 2 million downloads, and it spawned five live events. We wrapped it up as I moved to the USA, but then a little later Stuart Langridge and I experimented with a new show caled […]

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Convergence In The Cloud

Many of you will have heard about Ubuntu’s convergence goals on the client side — running a single, consistent code-base and experience that adapts to phones, desktops, tablets, and TVs…but are you aware of our convergence on the cloud? Ubuntu and our cloud orchestration service, Juju, provides a platform and the tools to be able […]

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Reflections On Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 is out, get it here! This release packs some significant punch – we have the first version of Ubuntu for phones, Mir is shipping on the phone images, a new Ubuntu SDK, an entirely new app developer upload experience, new version of Juju, Juju GUI, smart scopes integrated into the desktop and phone, […]

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