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What the heck, you need a catchy little title every now and again.

In a note posted to AnonPaste.me, Anonymous said “WikiLeaks has chosen to dishonor and insult Anonymous and all information activists” by requiring payment to view documents it previously made available for free.

Apparently you can turn this stuff off by disabling Javascript … which is in and of itself a face-palm … but, OK, yeah, “dishonor and insult” is not a good thing.

Heck, if you’re a fourteen year old girl going to school in the Swat valley, you can get shot in the head for “dishonor ...

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Pwned by a TM by Queef, Olderman? Not good enough. Here you get pwned by the Hamster, in a FUD all of your own…

It’s not really the most exciting visual for a thumbnail, I admit, but let the Hamster explain it, channeling Yoda more thoroughly than usual:

You asked exists where Android Libreoffice. Exactly what alpha do you want. Android x86 or Android arm. They are both there. Choose you poison.

Poison? An inept metaphor, I think. But it’s true: Libre Office on Android has achieved Alpha status.

HahaHA! Do you now see the Power of the ...

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Not FUD, this is good news for developers.

JQuery is MIT only now, they’ve removed the GPL license from their old dual license policy. Why? Because it’s more permissive and less confusing than any version of the GPL. Basically, JQuery was tired of the GPL license scaring off potential users.

I’m sure that Microsoft will be blamed because they contribute to the project. Though the comments would seem to claim otherwise. Most people are happy to get rid of the GPL.

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For seventy cents a day, you can feed a starving Ubuntu developer.

Ubuntu introduces the world to its new begging-on-the-street model of software funding, where you can decide for yourself how much to pay for Ubuntu. ($0.00)

With this, and with Ubuntu search powered by Amazon, Canonical is quickly proving itself to be the Discount Dan of OS developers.

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The original link is being hammered, so here’s a Google cache. But yeah, the basic story is that Google is telling everyone to save stuff in not just a Microsoft format, but in Microsoft’s dreaded “fake standard” Office Open XML standard (.docx, .xlsx, etc.). Why Google, why? Why have you forsaken the loon? You were the last bastion of freetardia! You should be making MS Office users downgrade… I mean upgrade their system to LibreTardOffice.

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When you value shipping dates above all else, sometimes things break.

While chasing Chrome to the top of the mountain of version 100, Firefox has again tripped on its shoelaces. Because it was so focused on perfecting the Soap Opera Rapid Development System, they forgot to see if the security bug system could handle this. Well, Firefox 16 had to be pulled, because of a serious security bug.

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Difficult to know where to begin here.

Whether you’re Nissan or Toyota, Walmart or Nordstrom, NYSE or NASDAQ, you are in the software business. Every company today, regardless of whether or not they’re a “technology” company, is in the business of building software. Today’s consumers demand it.

Nice hair, Jimbo. I’d recommend you get a professional cut, but what do I know? You’ve swerved through several successful IPOs as a marketing guru; you know what works.

Actually, I thought that Toyota and Nissan were in the “selling cars to people” business. And Walmart was in ...

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Quoted, with mucho hilarity, from eug on the Pog Blog. One day eug will grow up and become a very fine SJVN.

This one is about the wacky new Ubuntu Shopping Lens. Basically, you type in a local search for something on your PC, say a document or a program or whatever … a search, yes, I’ll get back to this in a little while … and you get an indiscriminate amount of gibberish thrown back at you. Some of which may well be, hem hem, inappropriate.

Joey Sneddon over at OMGUbuntu is really pretty even-handed about this. He doesn’t ...

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Pogson seems to have been liberated by his decision to ban anybody who knows anything about IT from his site. Freed of the need to plough constantly through his spam tray, he’s been able to spare a good hour or two to prove all the experts wrong. Mythical Man Month? Not a problem. Code Complete? Written by a Microsoft $hill. And Dijkstra

As an aside I would like to insert a warning to those who identify the difficulty of the programming task with the struggle against the inadequacies of our current tools, because they might conclude that, once our ...
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Yes, it’s the inevitable result of Chandler.

But, what does it offer you?

OSAF is a non-profit organization working on Chandler Project, a Note-to-Self Organizer designed for personal and small-group task management and calendaring.

Well, that’s nice, but I think Outlook does all that. If I want to go cheap, there’s probably something in a repository somewhere. Probably.

For a view into our daily work including detailed planning and Design and Developer Documentation, visit our Project Wiki.

Y’know, I was going to go out and train for the Brazilian Olympics. But I’d hate to miss ...