by Eric Mietz
When I traveled to Warsaw, Poland for the first time three years ago, I found myself in the middle of a dynamic social and cultural landscape, an environment that was in the midst of a transition. 589 more words
Thanks to European judges, the UK government may be taking a closer interest in Boris Johnson’s strategy for cleaning London’s air. A case wonin the European Court of Justice (ECJ) by environmental group Client Earth has increased the legal pressure for Britain’s big cities to bring down the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) spewed in them by diesel engines and inhaled in them by human beings. 726 more words
Kraków (pronounced crack-ov), the second largest city in Poland, completely charmed me, retaining a lot of its original, unique Polish aesthetic all throughout the city, and the Old Town is well-preserved, retaining most of the original structures that were built before the 18th century. 811 more words
Late last week Finnish mobile startup Jolla launched a crowdfunding campaign for a tablet running its open source Sailfish OS, smashing past its initial funding goal of $380,000 in a couple of hours. 317 more words
Compatibility across different platforms is without doubt a key consideration for creating seamless handsets if one intends to reach out to a significant portion of users. There certainly appears to be a huge potential for open source software in spite of initial negative propositions against oss. Incredible observations and insights. And what a success story for Jolla!