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05.29.13

Techrights Scope

Posted in Site News at 1:10 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Inquiry to readers about this site’s focus

TECHRIGHTS has been focused on patents, especially as they relate to Free/Open Source software (FOSS), since its very early days. The Novell/Microsoft deal was a patent deal — a conspiracy against FOSS at large. Would there be interest in Techrights covering other areas of technology such as privacy (surveillance, data sharing, Fog Computing, etc.)? If so, it oughtn’t take away attention from the usual topics we cover, it would just relay some items from daily links into standard blog posts. Any subject worth covering other than that? Thanks in advance for any feedback.

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3 Comments

  1. grim said,

    May 29, 2013 at 2:10 pm

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    It would be really interesting to have more coverage on this topics (surveillance, data sharing, cloud Computing, etc.), also articles with more technical information on the topics would be nice (for example: how does UEFI, SecureBoot, FastBoot work, how do they affect the computer use in general, etc).
    Since you are asking it also would be nice to have an easier to read latest stories page, since the layout doesn’t fully works for reading older stories, (to few stories are shown in the page, perhaps an extra page with the stories by year?(all the stories of the year in one page)).
    Keep up the good work.

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    Writing purely technical articles might beat the purpose of the site, but I happily accept your suggestion of extending scope.

    Would it help if the main page had an index/list of latest articles at the top? Or if articles got abbreviated in the front page?

    grim Reply:

    Thanks for the fast answer Dr. Schestowitz.
    Yes, an article index like the one on the right side of the page “Recent posts “(maybe by month )
    (Example:
    January
    1 Article
    2 Article
    3 Article
    February
    1 Article
    2 Article
    3 Article
    March
    1 Article
    2 Article
    3 Article)
    would make reading them way easier also allowing to keep track of them over time.
    Thank you for your hard work,your openness to suggestions and good luck!

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