It Took Campinos Three or More Years to Undo Illegal Battistelli Actions on Boards of Appeal and Strike Regulations (Only After Losing at ILO-AT!), But He Does Not Mention That

Posted in Europe, Patents, Videos at 4:23 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

“It should not be forgotten, that the internal review of the contested strike regulations, other strike related decisions and the social “democracy” rules took place during Campinos’ tenure. He decided to maintain them and openly defended them.”Comment posted days ago

Summary: Let’s all remember that as the EPO‘s so-called ‘President’ António Campinos (Monopoly Tony) vigorously defended completely unlawful actions of Benoît Battistelli until courts compelled him to stop doing that (Strike Regulations); notice how, in the video above — a portion of this full clip from several months ago — he did not bother mentioning that for 3.5 years that he had “led” the Office the Boards of Appeal were in exile, in direct violation of the EPC, yet nobody is being held accountable for it


IBM’s Lennart Poettering on Breaking Software for Pseudo Novelty

Posted in GNU/Linux, IBM, Kernel, Red Hat, Videos at 5:44 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link | md5sum 39c71c961410d5ff77c6d2e547b01df4
Lennart Poettering versus backward compatibility or API stability
Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0

Summary: Recently-uploaded ELCE 2011 clip shows a panel with Linus Torvalds, Alan Cox, Thomas Gleixner, Paul McKenney, and Lennart Poettering (relevant to novelty or perceived novelty [1, 2] that mostly degrades the experience of longtime users, e.g. Wayland and systemd)

Notice how, some time along the way, Torvalds violates the Linux Foundation‘s Code of Conduct by using a "bad" word (in the above clip I actually find Lennart Poettering to be more provocative, rude, even trollish; words are just “style” and one can ‘politely’ abuse people). Torvalds would not risk this again (he hasn’t for years); bad for the health, so to speak…

Linus Torvalds health

Yes, he used to look a lot healthier before being sent to "manners" therapy for merely governing his own project (as he had very successfully done for nearly 30 years).

Notice how Torvalds cautions about certain features becoming a security baggage/liability — to the point of necessitating painful removal. In recent years a lot of what the corporate media calls “Linux” holes are in fact critical bugs in systemd. In the video, which is timeless, one can see who’s being rude.


Meeting the Real Elon Musk: “Why I Hate Elon Musk” (as MP4, No YouTube)

Posted in Videos at 7:20 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link | md5sum 526954e8bf862702e446d6cce5e152b0
Why I Hate Elon Musk | Credit to original author here

Summary: We’ve made a local copy of a video that explains to people who the real new owner of Twitter really is (and it's why time for a boycott)

Elon Musk Smoking Weed: Embrace; Extend; Extinguish


Richard Stallman’s Talk (Livestream)

Posted in Free/Libre Software, Videos at 11:58 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link

Update: the talk is now finished.

Video download link | md5sum f800b82b813194239002b8833d12bee1
The First RMS 2022 Talk, With Commentary
Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0

Summary: This talk starts one hour from now (8PM CET, 7PM BST, 2PM Boston/New York); the above video (stream should work around that time) — like the talk itself along with questions and answers — is expected to last about 2 hours; as per Stallman’s site: “Richard Stallman will be speaking about the free software movement and your freedom. His speech will be nontechnical, admission is gratis, and the public is encouraged to attend online.”

Licence: CC-BY-ND 4.0. There will also be audio-only stream.


[Video/Meme] Passengers Are Leaving Gulag Behind

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

New video

Are you a Linux user? No, I use Linux users for 'content' and then ban them
Who is Gulag trying to impress or appeal to?

Summary: Gulag’s (Google’s) exploitative relationship with GNU/Linux (the software, its users, developers, creators) needs to be better understood


Ángel García Menéndez on Social Control Media

Posted in Free/Libre Software, Videos at 4:46 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link

Summary: This talk was uploaded four days ago. “Ángel is a software engineer from northern Spain and recent graduate”

Licence: GFDL 1.3


Dennis Payne on Free/Libre Computer Games and Game Restoration

Posted in Free/Libre Software, GNU/Linux, Videos at 9:41 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link

Summary: This talk‘s description says “Dennis is a free software game developer in his spare time.” Here is the talk he refers to, which he gave a couple of years ago.

Licence: CC BY SA 4.0


LibrePlanet 2014: Free Software for Freedom, Surveillance and You

Posted in Free/Libre Software, FSF, Videos at 4:40 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link

Summary: “Jacob Appelbaum’s keynote at LibrePlanet 2014. The talk was delivered remotely via Tor-anonymized, 100% free software videochat,” says the summary

Licence: Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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