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A Review of "Inside the Anthill: Open Source Means Business"

June 3, 2009

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A recent radio broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (your grandmother’s favourite radio station) entitled “Inside the Anthill: Open Source Means Business” was advertised as “Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate ‘open source’ computer software“. (Spot the irony in going “behind the scenes” to investigate something that is done openly and transparently.) But let […]

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: […]