20 years of Linux

I've seen a few messages wishing happy birthday to the Linux kernel. I'm not sure how software can have a "birth"-day, but whatever. The Inquirer reminds us that today is the 20th anniversary of Linus Torvalds's announcement to the world that his kernel was in existence and under development. Which reminded me about the video ... more

 

YouTube videos still trickling along

Information is both hard and easy to get hold of on the Internet. Getting it is easy; verifying its veracity is hard. The Internet is a double-edged sword in this respect. It's a free and open forum, where anyone can post information in order to educate. There are very few obstacles, like fickle publishers with ... more

 

The Penguin and the Gnu

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 ... more