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Speed-reading pdfs using the "Spritz" technique

A couple of days ago, I came across Spritz, a company that is popularizing a speed reading technology whose name I’ve forgotten called Rapid Serial Visual Presentation… 1,119 more words


Disagreeing with Richard Stallman

“Restrictions on the distribution and modification of the program cannot facilitate its use. They can only interfere. So the effect can only be negative. But how much?

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Please protest the "Windows 8 Campus Tour"

Microsoft is running “Windows 8 Campus Tour” events at many US universities. We’re inviting free software supporters, associated with the universities in question, to mount simple nondisruptive protests at these events. 261 more words


Getting ready for the next big Open source event

So just a few weeks from the Latin American installfest called FLISOL.

The event happens across all Latin American countries including Spain and Brazil. Is primarily in Spanish although most of the maintaining crew of the servers are Brazilians. 149 more words

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Free, Open-Source, and Possibly Risky

Once an exception, the use of free and open-source software (FOSS) in commercial software products has become the rule. FOSS is particularly attractive to resource-strapped companies looking to avoid high software development costs or licensing fees, but even the biggies in the tech industry use FOSS. 520 more words

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GParted Live 0.18.0-2 Stable

GParted is a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions.

With GParted you can resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss, enabling you to: 45 more words

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