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posted in October 2007

The Three Opens, Pt. 1: Open-Source OS

10/30/2007
There's been a lot of talk about the three big "open"s in the computing world today -- open-source OSes, open-source applications, and open standards.  I'm going to talk about each one of these things in turn over the course of the next few blog posts, and examine how they fit together and complement each other.


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My Favorite (Open-Source) Things: MPlayer

10/27/2007
Since this blog does get filed under the category Open Source, I thought I'd take time out here and there to talk about some of my favorite open-source applications, not just Linux (or OSes in general).  I'll start with an app that has breathed unexpected new life into some of my DVDs: MPlayer.


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A Quick Chat With The Folks At Splashtop

10/18/2007
The other week I mentioned Splashtop, a quick-booting Linux-based environment that can be embedded into flash memory on a PC motherboard (among other things).  Yesterday I took time out to talk with the company, and learned more about what they have in mind for the future.


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Would You Like An OS With Your PC? No Thanks

10/9/2007
There's an argument currently raging about whether or not a PC should even ship with an operating system of any kind preloaded.  Would the lack of a preloaded OS, be it Windows or Linux or what-have-you, level the OS playing field that much more?


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