Ever wonder why Microsoft has historically been so bad at crushing bugs? I think I know why.
Like a lot of people, I’ve been following the NSA Spying Scandal closely. In fact, I’ve been following it for several years, since before I first ran into Barrett Brown. Seriously. The leaks about go back a long way, and most writers appear to have missed the implications.
On Tuesday August 20, 2013, PJ announced that Groklaw would shut down. To quote her final post: The owner of Lavabit tells us that he’s stopped using email and if we knew what he knew, we’d stop too. There is no way to do Groklaw without email. Therein lies the conundrum. What to do? The […]
Due to various exigencies, my desktop got loaned out. In other words a friend’s gaming rig died, he needed something with lots of horsepower, and didn’t have the cash to buy a replacement. So he got my desktop as a loaner.
Word is out that Ubuntu is removing all the Mono applications from Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin.
I’m a Canadian Publisher. Originally I got into this to publish family. Originally. Since people found out that I’m doing this, I’ve had a lot of requests from people who I know to expand. They are want me to do their publishing for them. So count this as an official announcement. I’m expanding, and have […]
One of the consistently high scoring articles has been my write-up on LibreOffice/OpenOffice. It’s time to take another look at the two most popular Free Software Office Suites.
To start off I’d like to make a sad announcement. Sam, my Beagle Dog, the handsome little guy who I’m holding in the picture above, who I’ve referred to as my “Editor in Chief” (he sat beside me when I wrote every article for the last four years) died in June. He was chasing a […]
Downloading Libre Office 3.4 Beta 1, and I noticed the warning label. They don’t want me to use it for mission critical purposes, like running the atomic reactor I’m building in the back yard. WTF? I thought the idea of releasing Betas was to test them!
I’ve been sitting back watching the newest Florian Müller psycho babble play out. It always plays to the same formula. Florian Müller raises the alarm. The people who actually know what they are talking about explain why Florian is wrong. Again.