itweb.co.za: It's a good question, I suppose. A tree-hugging leftwinger from a proud union family with an inexplicable taste for expensive Scotch single malts asked to know why, if I'm such a capitalist, I am so vocal about liking free and open source software.
itworld.com: Michael Hall, former editor of Linux Today, pointed out a blog entry with an interesting take on the recent beating Apple has been taking in the press lately. It was a posting that made me sit back and re-evaluate some of my own views.
- Farewell to Becta
- Becta and school ICT: end of the line for the gravy train?
- Becta: Does it deserve to die?
- Advocates of open source and standards cautiously welcome EU ICT plan
- French Chamber of Commerce selects open source for craftsmen
blogs.wsj.com: The partnership between Sony Corp. and Google Inc. highlights the changes taking place in TV viewing habits, but it is also symbolic of another change: Sony’s stance on open-source technology.
computerworlduk.com: Buying an Open Source solution is becoming much the same as buying a proprietary one...which is a good thing.
daniweb.com: It looks like Yahoo has reinstated the Linux/Open Source link on their Tech News page. Perhaps it was just a fat-fingered mistake or an accident of some sort that the link was removed from the main link bar but it certainly raised my hackles.
infoworld.com: Alfresco, SpringSource, Signavio, and Camunda collaboration born out of ISV weariness of GNU Lesser General Public License
networkworld.com: Open source means different things to different people. Calling something open source doesn't always mean the same thing to everyone. What does it mean to you?
siltala.net: Free software is all about use value. Even as we can celebrate the liberation of our software as free software users, we must nevertheless take a critical look at the use values we are creating, and how we can do better. I think the solution is to commercialize free software more, not less.