Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
irishtimes.com: LAST SUNDAY, I walked into the business heart of San Francisco, tapped on the closed offices of a profitable IT business, scooted into what looked like their main conference room, sat down, and started fixing bugs. I was there for the “Twisted Sprint.”
theregister.co.uk: Shake it Up, a Disney sitcom that screens on The Disney Channel around the world, has slipped in an insult to open source software.
computerweekly.com: The Open Source Initiative (OSI) has reportedly flagged a potential trademark infringement brought about by one of its closes mindset neighbours, the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA).
internetnews.com: Robyn Bergeron became the Fedora Project Leader earlier this year. In her tenure so far, the Beefy Miracle (aka Fedora 17) has been released. She's also had to contend with Secure Boot and is now busy getting everything lined up for Fedora 18.
opensource.com: In information technology (IT) and software development fields, there are a few fairly common misconceptions about the use of open source software. These misconceptions were debunked in a discussion at POSSE RIT 2012, and we’d like to share (and spread) that conversation.
lunduke.com: Google has decided, today, that RadicalBreeze.com contains malware. The only thing available from RadicalBreeze.com is Illumination Software Creator.
larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: The Linux Foundation posted this on Facebook this morning: “TODAY’S NEWS: Torvalds, Shuttleworth and other Linux/OSS visionaries to be in Barcelona Nov 5-7. Will you be there?” Of course, it links to the press release here.
readwriteweb.com: According to a recent report released by the Linux Foundation, large, multinational, for-profit organizations are contributing significant financial and human resources to the cause.
seekingalpha.com: Is Dell (DELL) becoming an open source company? Yes, but it is not exactly being planned that way.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: The use of Drones in Afghanistan is a highly controversial issue but it is not the purpose of this article to debate the morality and ethics of deploying drones in an area of asymetrical conflict but rather to explore if it is actually possible to use the terms of the GPL to legally prevent the deployment of software or operating systems by any government's military.
computerworlduk.com: There is a natural tendency to concentrate on what is happening locally, and so most of the stories here on Open Enterprise are about what's happening in the UK. Now it seems that Italy is really starting to get serious.
infoworld.com: After five years, the open source community is revisiting compromises in GPLv3 -- and using a new medium for the discussion