The History of Hacking: From 'Playful
Sputnik InternationalThe History of Hacking: From 'Playful Cleverness' to Break-Ins and HacktivismSputnik InternationalHere is MIT alumni Richard Stallman talking about the origins of hacking. “What we mean and meant by hacker is enjoying playful cleverness. And this doesn't just mean with computers. If you like playful cleverness, you'll find ways to be playfully ...
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 2:46 am
Google's Project Treble Could Speed Up
ExtremeTechGoogle's Project Treble Could Speed Up Sluggish Android UpdatesExtremeTechGoogle releases a new version of Android at least once a year, but the overwhelming majority of users won't see that update for many months–if they see the updates at all. Google's own Pixel and Nexus phones get the software quickly, but everyone else ...Android Developers Blog: Here comes Treble: A modular base for AndroidAndroid Developers Blogall 113 news articles »
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 5:22 am
A Catania Richard Stallman per una maggiore
Paese Italia PressA Catania Richard Stallman per una maggiore libertà e sicurezza ...Paese Italia PressCATANIA - È il sistema dominante dei software proprietari a limitare di fatto la libertà di scelta degli utenti: «Facebook owns you», afferma categorico Richard ...and more »
Posted on 6 May 2017 | 6:19 am
How automation could endanger capitalism -
AxiosHow automation could endanger capitalismAxiosRichard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation: "There won't be jobs for most people a few decades from now, and that's what really matters. As for the skills for the employed fraction of advanced countries, I think they will be difficult ...
Posted on 5 May 2017 | 12:21 pm
Richard Matthew Stallman, a Catania il guru
La SiciliaRichard Matthew Stallman, a Catania il guru del free software - La ...La SiciliaL'informatico statunitense il prossimo 5 maggio sarà all'Auditorium “G. De Carlo” del Monastero dei Benedettini parteciperà all'incontro dal titolo “Etica web.and more »
Posted on 3 May 2017 | 7:07 am
Open Source vs. Chromebooks
The trouble is that it is a short-sighted bargain, as Richard Stallman has pointed out for years. Chromebooks -- and, increasingly, tablets and phones -- are convenient, in that they remove the need to worry about configuring or updating software.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:29 pm
Getting acquainted with Linux: a primer on
GNU stands for GNU’s Not Unix (interestingly, the name doesn’t really mean anything; it’s just a fun name thought out by its inventor Richard Stallman back in 1983.) During the time the only software available was proprietary, which implied it could ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 11:03 pm
Can You Get By Using Purely Open Source
And gaming will always be a gray area. Even Richard Stallman, one of the leaders of the free software movement who would probably yell at me for not saying “GNU/Linux” rather than just “Linux”, stated that while he thinks the code in games should ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Police Body Cams Should Turn on
Richard Stallman is famous for creating the GNU operating system, and founding the free software movement, which changed how we develop software. Now he’s published an essay in Technology Review about how police body cams should switch on automatically ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:35 am
Don’t call it Linux! And other things that
Backstory: Richard Stallman is quite adamant about not having or carrying a cell phone, be it a smartphone or otherwise. One reason, he says, is that these phones always contain at least some non-free software, starting with the firmware and continuing up ...
Posted on 11 June 2015 | 11:01 am