Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or
Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or Foes?DatamationThe most vocal critic of the impact that cloud computing has had on the open source software movement is undoubtedly Richard Stallman, the founder president of the Free Software Foundation. Stallman doesn't actually like the term "open source ...
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 2:18 pm
Indian state saves $58m annually by using
Indian state saves $58m annually by using free softwareiTWireAll changes made have to be also disclosed in the event that the software is distributed. The licence was created by the chairman of the Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman. Stallman has visited Kerala many times and inaugurated the Indian ...and more »
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 3:11 pm
2017-2018 general budget passed by Senate
Student Life2017-2018 general budget passed by Senate and Treasury ...Student LifeStudent Union allocated almost $3.5 million Sunday night, funding two WILDs, nixing a Social Programming Board's proposed welcome week concert and ...and more »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 12:54 am
Special Report: Falling Victim | WWMT -
WWMT-TVSpecial Report: Falling Victim | WWMTWWMT-TV(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Scams are all over the place and thieves are trying every trick they can to steal your identity and your money.The West Michigan Better ...and more »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 8:30 pm
Ambra, the PLOS Journal Publishing Platform,
PLoS Blogs (blog)Ambra, the PLOS Journal Publishing Platform, is Open Again | PLOS ...PLoS Blogs (blog)As part of our commitment to Open Science, PLOS is pleased to announce that Ambra™, the engine behind PLOS journals, is once again open source.and more »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 10:19 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