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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 […]

What's in a Name? Free vs. Libre vs. Open Source

June 2, 2009

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The next episode of Computer Floss, a YouTube series aimed at educating about FLOSS. This one attempts to clear up the naming issues and the so-called differences between Free/Libre/Open Source. Here's a transcript:

Myths and Misconceptions: What Open Source ISN’T

March 3, 2009

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The Computer Floss series continues over at YouTube. Here’s what was talked about in episode 2, “Myths and Misconceptions”: A few myths and misconceptions have arisen over the years about what free and open source software actually is. This edition of Computer Floss addresses some of these and spells out what open source isn’t. Myth: […]

What is Open Source?

January 27, 2009

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Computer Floss, the video series that aims to enlighten the general audience about free/open source software. Here is a transcript of the first episode: Welcome to Computer Floss, a series of videos all about the the open source software movement. In this series I’ll be trying to enlighten and inform you about what open source […]

In The Beginning…

January 21, 2009

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Why write a blog? Well, why not. It seems like everyone else is. I’ve been racking my brains to decide what I have to blog, or rather what is interesting enough to share with people. My field is computers; specifically research. I’ve been spending a few years researching free/open source software now, and I think […]