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11.14.10

TechBytes Episode 7: FUD From The Economist, New Releases, and Linux Eureka Moment at Netflix

Posted in TechBytes at 3:10 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: A daily news roundup with special focus on an easy-to-debunk GNU/Linux ‘article’ from The Economist

THIS is the seventh episode, which Tim and Roy keep short to obey requests from regular listeners of the show. Our leading story today is a fun FUD piece from The Economist, which is talked about for the first 10 minutes or so. Tim’s site, OpenBytes, will share some links about that.

Today we play no special song and instead revert back to our default one from Tom Smith. We hope you will join us for next week’s shows, which will be more packed with stories.

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Our past shows

Episode 1: Brandon from Fedora TechBytes Episode 1: Apple, Microsoft, Bundling, and Fedora 14 (With Special Guest Brandon Lozza) 1/11/2010
Episode 2: No guests TechBytes Episode 2: Ubuntu’s One Way, Silverlight Goes Dark, and GNU Octave Discovered 7/11/2010
Episode 3: No guests TechBytes Episode 3: Games, Wayland, Xfce, Restrictive Application Stores, and Office Suites 8/11/2010
Episode 4: No guests TechBytes Episode 4: Fedora 14 Impressions, MPAA et al. Payday, and Emma Lee’s Magic 9/11/2010
Episode 5: No guests TechBytes Episode 5: Windows Loses to Linux in Phones, GNU/Linux Desktop Market Share Estimations, and Much More 12/11/2010
Episode 6: No guests TechBytes Episode 6: KINect a Cheapo Gadget, Sharing Perceptually Criminalised, Fedora and Fusion 14 in Review 13/11/2010
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