Monthly Archives: February 2011

Happy birthday, Mister Po!

This is Po, celebrating his second birthday earlier tonight… he’s such a big boy now! Not quite as cute as his very young self, but still beautiful. I had planned to celebrate with a big family dinner, but because Po … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Modern Browsers Ship

What makes for a truly modern browser? Check out the interactive browser release chart. The chart illustrates the most significant releases of each browser, regardless of arbitrary major/minor/micro version number changes. For instance, minor version bumps such as Firefox 3.6 … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Linux Australia puts a lid on the linux.conf.au 2011 distraction

Two weeks ago I wrote about the unfortunate┬ácontroversy and aftermath of a keynote speech given at linux.conf.au 2011. I am pleased and impressed by the Linux Australia statement, released today, which should put a lid on the distraction. Well, one … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Elopocalypse: Nokia chooses Microsoft

At the outset, I must admit that I have no real interest in Nokia these days. What I can muster is entirely related to their impact on the FLOSS world, my friends who work there and at the various Open … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

A few thoughts on the aftermath of a linux.conf.au 2011 keynote

During the final keynote of linux.conf.au 2011, Mark Pesce used some images in his slides which breached┬áspeaker guidelines and conference policy. Linux Australia and the lca2011 team responded quickly, announcing an apology at the next available whole-of-conference plenary event. As … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | 9 Comments