Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2010«

New Saros Release: 10.1.29

January 29, 2010

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Saros continues to be improved, stabilised and fine-tuned with another release: 10.1.29. To quote the changelog: In this current release we have focused our efforts on performance improvements and bug-fixing. The performance of the invitation process is now much improved. Install and update from Eclipse: http://dpp.sf.net/update Many thanks to users who participated in our survey […]

A Glimpse of the Academic Future?

January 22, 2010

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Is this the future of how academic publications will be evaluated in the future? http://article-level-metrics.plos.org/ A technical solution powered by open access and spontaneous collaborative efforts, which reduces the focus from the containing journal/proceedings down to the more important thing: the article itself. Could this approach even remove the need for a journal in the […]

The Penguin and the Gnu

January 21, 2010

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Another episode of Computer FLOSS, a YouTube series aimed at educating about FLOSS. This episode is about two flagships of the FLOSS movement (GNU and Linux), how they came to be and how they relate. The Penguin and the Gnu Yes, all right. No series about free and open source software would be complete without […]

The Return of Padams!

January 14, 2010

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Still talking about blogs, Paul Adams has re-appeared on the blogosphere! I knew he’d come back, and, like Kylie Minogue, he’s reinvented himself (right down to the tiny hotpants). Check him out on his new blog.

Ah, I’ve Been Expecting You…

January 14, 2010

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Welcome to the new location for my blog. Until recently this blog was hosted by the University of Lincoln whilst I obtained my PhD. Now that it’s completed and I’ve moved on, I’ve moved it here. Coincidentally, we in the Software Engineering Working Group at the Free University of Berlin are in the process of […]