MrBertie/taskpaperplus MediaGoblin:: GNU MediaGoblin nsquared Fellowship interview with Michiel de Jong « Fellowship Interviews Fellowship interview with Michiel de Jong Michiel de Jong Michiel de Jong has worked as a programmer, researcher and sysadmin in Amsterdam, Oxford, London and Madrid, where he ended up as a scalability engineer for Spain’s national social network Tuenti. In Winter 2010 he took a two-month hacker’s holiday in Bali to set up the Unhosted project. Chris Woolfrey: Would you like to explain the Unhosted project in your own words? Michiel de Jong: There are several ways you could explain it; my favourite angle is the software freedom angle. For installed software, both desktop and server, that view used to be accurate: if you controlled the source code you had software freedom. It’s absurd that hosted software makes you surrender your data to the author of the application in question, but it’s what happens. “Software freedom requires code-freedom plus data-freedom” In the shift from local applications to hosted applications software freedom got left behind. CW: How does Unhosted achieve this?
Pocket Lists for iPhone Mirror: The Coming War: ARM versus x86 » Van's Hardware Journal Note: This report was originally published at Bright Side of News* on April 8, 2010. After their server crashed, BSN* has not yet been able to recover the article after several weeks. We are reposting the report here to serve as a mirror of the original article. There are likely to be minor editing differences with the BSN* article. Note 2: Only a month or two after it was published, a detailed report that I wrote was wiped out during a BrightSideOfNews* hard drive crash. That exhaustive report, praised by many throughout the industry as the finest of its kind yet produced, examined the emerging and inevitable ARM versus x86 clash. It took a little while and cost BSN* a lot of money to recover the data on the hard drive, but that report is now back up and can be read here. I’m currently working on a followup to that bit of analysis that will include even more hardware than the initial report. Introduction The Coming War: ARM versus x86 Over the last few years a war has been brewing.
jQuery Masonry WebID 1.0 Put together by the WebID Incubator Group chaired by Henry Story. Copyright © 2010-2013 W3C® (MIT, ERCIM, Keio, Beihang), All Rights Reserved. W3C liability, trademark and document use rules apply. Abstract A global distributed Social Web requires distributed identity. Following up on an earlier paper by An identity system that fits the philosophy of the web must have the following properties: The following specs have been put together by the WebID Incubator Group with those properties in mind, and following on Tim Berners Lee's Socially Aware Cloud Storage note. Specifications WebID 1.0 - Web Identity and Discovery This specification outlines a simple universal identification mechanism that is distributed, openly extensible, enabling each person to control their identity, and to build a decentralised web of trust, which can be used to allow fine grained access control. WebID-TLS - WebID Authentication over TLS Certificate Ontology Prototype Specs Web Access Control Identity_Interoperability
sebastianbenz/eclipse-task-editor Status of Ubuntu for ARM Laptops and Servers Posted by Charbax – January 24, 2012 David Mandala, Manager of the ARM Team at Canonical talks about the status of Ubuntu Linux on ARM Laptops and Servers, and about their plans for Ubuntu on ARM until 2014 and beyond. Who wouldn’t want to buy an awesome $199 ARM Powered Ultrabook, 13.3″ screen, ARM Cortex-A9 1.5Ghz TI OMAP4460 or 1.8Ghz TI OMAP4470, thinner, lighter than Intel Ultrabooks, 2x longer battery life on a smaller thinner battery (10x with the sunlight readable Pixel Qi), 1GB or 2GB RAM for full speed Chrome and Firefox web browser speeds? Talking about the status of Ubuntu on TI OMAP3 (beagleboard), OMAP4 (pandaboard), Marvell, Freescale, Calxeda, plans for Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 optimizations by Ubuntu 12.10, ARM Cortex-A15, ARM Cortex-A7, ARMv8 64bit, the imminent inclusion of full hard-float optimization in Ubuntu 12.4 on ARM: Source: phoronix.com