Daily Archives: September 14, 2012

Google Tries to Compete with Moodle. Good Luck!

Google has decided that building course websites is something they can help the world do. They have developed a method that requires knowledge of HTML and JavaScript… That cuts out about 90% of teachers, likely. Moodle, on the other hand … Continue reading

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Canonical Agrees, GNU/Linux is Perfect for Education

Few companies have done as much as Canonical to put GNU/Linux on desktops. They have partnered with Dell to ship GNU/Linux systems globally and recently moved to open 1K+ stores in China and India, soon to become the breadbasket of … Continue reading

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A New Proposed Solution To Software Patents

A professor of law has come up with a novel approach to dealing with the problems of software patents. He claims the existing law in USA should be applied, particularly 112: “The specification shall contain a written description of the … Continue reading

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Meg Whitman of HP: ‘We have to offer a smartphone’

The CEO of HP understands the huge canyon that will hold about a billion users of IT with only a smart phone as their small cheap computer. “There will be countries in the world where people will never own a … Continue reading

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Clover Trail: Last Stand of Wintel

For ages, every chip from Intel has worked pretty well with GNU/Linux thanks to Intel’s contribution of FLOSS drivers. Dredged up from the dungeons of Wintel is a plan to release a new Atom SoC (System on a Chip) with … Continue reading

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Malaysian Government Marches Onward to FLOSS

A workshop promoting self-reliance and increased comfort with FLOSS took place on 4-5 September 2012 at the Multipurpose Hall of the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development, Putrajaya. Google Translation:“The objective of this workshop is to provide stakeholders with knowledge … Continue reading

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