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EU Endorses Free/Open Source Software, GNU/Linux, and Open Standards (New Video)

Posted in Europe, GNU/Linux, Videos at 7:50 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Kroes has published this new video. Direct link


Apple Patents (New Video)

Posted in Apple, Patents, Videos at 7:12 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Ron Charles, published on 25 Nov 2012

Apple’s Letters


Alex Tabarrok on Ending Software Patents

Posted in Patents, Videos at 8:59 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Alex Tabarrok’s video about software patents

Direct link

A Stacked Software Patents Panel/Debate

Posted in Patents, Videos at 8:45 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

An ‘IP’ business versus an engineering professor (yet again)

Direct link: Software Patent Debate

Notice how the panel is stacked. The latter guy speaks about “bad” patents and does not oppose software patents as a whole. So neither side (of the two) is against software patents, certainly not the moderator (who is in the ‘law’ sector). Where are the programmers?


Malte Spitz on Mobile Surveillance

Posted in Videos at 6:06 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: A recent talk about what European carriers are doing, not just American ones


Vista 8 Fails Miserably in Official Demo (Video)

Posted in Videos, Vista 8, Windows at 12:39 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Early proof that Microsoft’s vapourware is embarrassingly bad


Aalto Talk With Linus Torvalds (Full-length)

Posted in Kernel, Videos at 2:48 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: The latest talk from Linux founder Linus Torvalds (apart from the now-famous NVIDIA remark)

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Gordon on Copyright ‘Theft’

Posted in Videos at 12:57 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Explaining the obvious difference between copying and stealing (either when applied to data, methods, or ideas)

Direct link

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