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The smartphone as a weapon to defeat the Empire’s propaganda

Tonight I was watching the latest video footage of the bloodbath in Egypt – this time infantry fighting vehicles using their guns to shoot at demonstrators.  What caught my attention was that in the corner of the video you could see two Egyptian men standing with smartphones making their own video recording of the massacre taking place under their window.  See for yourself: And I thought to myself “at least

Something very interesting shaping up in the IT world

For somebody like me who has been very critical of Ubuntu and its founder Mark Shuttleworth (I particularly hate Ubuntu’s “Unity” desktop environment), it is a huge pleasure to see that the Ubuntu community is doing something extremely interesting which, I really believe, has a huge potential.Please watch this excellent presentation by Mark Shuttleworth about what Ubuntu will be doing in 2013: Now I will be honest with you, I