Archive for date: October 11, 2011

Stallman: Jobs exerted ‘malign influence’ on computing

October 11, 2011 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Several people have forwarded this article on to me, where free software advocate Richard Stallman had this to say about Steve Jobs: Stallman: Jobs exerted ‘malign influence’ on computing • The Register. Steve Jobs, the pioneer of the computer as a jail made cool, designed to sever fools from their freedom, has died. As Chicago […]

Pacificon 2011

October 11, 2011 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

While I’m still trying to shake a respiratory infection, I’m hoping that by the weekend I’ll be hale and hearty enough to attend this years Pacificon 2011. It’s a bit of a drive for me in the North Bay, so I suspect I might be there only for Saturday, but it’s remotely possible I’ll try […]