I notice this morning when I viewed Twitter via the browser interface it had an Add Location just under the Tweet/Update input box. I added my location in both Firefox and Google Chrome and Firefox was more accurate about it. I assume it is either using IP addresses or more likely my Wireless on my [...]
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I suppose there is lots like me that would love to work for Canonical. Now there is the why and the what. Here is my why and hopefully my readers can pitch in with the what part. So why? I believe in what Canonical is trying to achieve with Ubuntu and the way they are [...]
So Phython, C and C++ are not good enough for Google anymore. And it seems it is all about concurrency, speed and getting things done. It’s called GO … The company says that Go is experimental, and that it combines the performance and security benefits associated with using a compiled language like C++ with the [...]
There is this meme going around to indicate how much Free and Non-free software one has installed on one’s workstation. To determine it, just run vrms. If you do not have it installed then just do sudo apt-get install vrms mariusb@mariusb-t60laptop:~$ vrms Non-free packages installed on mariusb-t60laptop 3270-common Common files for IBM 3270 emulators and [...]
With more than 250 men and women vying for the U.S. Open championship, it’s a wonder that each and every ace (and fault) is seamlessly shown on the scoreboard, your iPhone, and online. How do they do this? This is all thanks to IBM technology and people that has provided the systems for the US [...]
I can wear a T-shirt like this: Read all about it on Geek Hero Comic. Technorati Tags: opensource, t-shirt
Sun ODF Plug-In 3.0 for Microsoft Office is now available, giving users of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint the ability to read, edit and save to ODF. Here are some highlights from the Sun ODF Plugin for Microsoft Office webpage. ODF Plugin 3.0 for Microsoft Office ReleasedThis release includes support for ODF 1.2 and [...]