Category Archives: General

A #tbldownunder tip jar for Pia

Update: Cool, now there’s a more official way to contribute back to the #tbldownunder project! The 6% of donations raised by this tip jar will be transferred over soon. Thanks so much for your help! ❧ A year ago, when Pia … Continue reading

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A Sexual Awakening

Over the last twelve months or so I’ve gone through something of a sexual awakening. I want to tell you, my Twitter friends, about it first. — Jeff Waugh (@jdub) August 6, 2012 For as long as I can remember, … Continue reading

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Depression, and the fight of my life

I’ve never really been sure how to say “I have depression”. It’s not like I have it. It comes and it goes, and usually it has me, not the other way around. I’d say, “I’m depressed”, but right now I’m not. … Continue reading

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Parting ways

After nine years together, Pia and I are separating. This is a mutual and amicable decision, and we wanted everyone to know that we’re both okay. Pia has also written about it. Although it’s a rough time in many ways, … Continue reading

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Trying to will a world into existence

From James Cameron’s introduction to an early scriptment of Strange Days: At the beginning of any writing project is the agonizing period in which nebulous ideas dance before the mind’s eye like memories of a dream, and vaporous vague shapes take on human … Continue reading

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Timeline: It’s 2009… and they have a plan

Note: This post is part seven of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Recap The GNOME User Experience Hackfest of October 2008 spawned a science project to build a new user experience — GNOME Shell — … Continue reading

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Moving the needle in GNOME

Note: This post is part six of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. I was incredibly tempted to entitle this post, “Pushing your turds into GNOME’s immaculate and exalted vessel”, but thought it might be taken … Continue reading

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Timeline: The Greatest Show on Earth

Note: This post is part five of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Every now and then, the inexorable passage of time is rudely interrupted, and the natural path of history is changed before our very … Continue reading

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Love flies under the radar

Note: This post is part four of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Tempers will occasionally flare in large communities with many stakeholders. There will always be a delta between the goals, strategies and assumptions of … Continue reading

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The libappindicator Story

Note: This post is part three of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Tensions rose this week as claims were made and refuted — mostly as comments on blog posts about entirely different issues! – about the … Continue reading

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