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Monthly Archives: February 2010
The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions, especially if they are about the guitar, fishing, gardening, carpentry, house painting, and musical tastes. Blog entries before 2010 are in my … Continue reading
Build a healthy garden from the ground up – San Francisco Chronicle “To adapt the old real estate maxim, the three most important elements to a successful garden are soil, soil, soil. Plant health begins with creating rich, fertile earth … Continue reading
Last year I blogged about the vegetable garden I put in and my trials and tribulations in protecting it from critters. Today my garden looks like what’s shown in the photo on the right. I live and garden in the … Continue reading
OSS 2010, the 6th International Conference on Open Source Systems, will take place on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA, from May 30 to June 2. From the conference website: Over the past decade, … Continue reading
Most of these kinds of discussions that say that there are two kinds of people or ten best ways of doing something are extremely subjective and involve gross simplifications. I plead guilty here but want to make a few points about … Continue reading
I’ve recently started using the Google Chrome web browser and have made it the default over Firefox on several of my machines. Though Firefox has thousands of addons, or extensions, I only really use about half a dozen. That means … Continue reading
This just popped up and since it is tomorrow and will happen before my Daily Links are published, I though I would note it now. It’s for a webinar on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM … Continue reading
The GoOpen conference will take place in Oslo, Norway, on April 19 and 20 this year. From the website: GoOpen is a two-day event located in Oslo, organized by the Norwegian Open Source Competence Center, founded by the government. We … Continue reading
It’s been about three years since I posted a tip of the day for the Second Life virtual world, but since I’m attending a virtual meeting in IBM right now, I’ll put this one up: You can turn off the … Continue reading
I’ve augmented the list of my blog entries about proper word use and grammar in English with a collection of book titles on those topics that you might find useful. Suggestions for additional books are welcome.
This entry is one in a series that tackles issues of proper word use and grammar in English. From time to time I post a blog entry that explains the proper use of English terms, especially those that get abused … Continue reading
As a complement to my Life with Linux blog series, I’m introducing another series which explores what I can do in virtual worlds and immersive Internet environments on Linux. In the previous installment in this series, I discussed setting up … Continue reading
For all the things I write about in this blog, some phrases come up over and over as the most popular search targets. It’s not my discussions of open standards or open source, or even my occasional ramblings about Dylan … Continue reading
As a complement to my Life with Linux blog series, I’m introducing another series which explores what I can do in virtual worlds and immersive Internet environments on Linux. Last night I decided to play with OpenSim, aka OpenSimulator, which … Continue reading
One of the nice things about using a Mac is the dock, the area on the bottom of the screen that contains the Finder (file and directory lister) and other applications you use. It’s very customizable and you can add … Continue reading
This entry is one in a series that tackles issues of proper word use and grammar in English. When speaking of three dimensions, we often use words like “width,” “breadth,” and “depth.” The fourth word commonly used in “height,” which … Continue reading
I recently had a chance to try out the beta for a new virtual world called Twinity. Like Second Life, Twinity aims to be a virtual world where you can wander around, meet and talk with people, shop, and augment … Continue reading
After the great success of last year’s video contest, the Linux Foundation has announced this year’s competition: SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the … Continue reading
IBM just released Lotus Symphony 3 Beta 2: Lotus Symphony 3 Beta 2 represents a major new advancement for our Lotus Symphony users. Based on current OpenOffice.org 3 code stream. Lotus Symphony 3 Beta 2 offers loads of new features … Continue reading
I was having a conversation today with a friend and somehow we got onto the topic of support for ODF, the Open Document Format, in WordPress. Drupal has some import support for ODF word processing files and that effort appears … Continue reading