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Grub rescue

I had triple-boot on my system. Windows 8, windows 7 and Ubuntu and all the boot management done by Ubuntu Grub of course. Almost having all the 3 OS for about 6 months, I started facing difficulties like slowing down, shortage of space, etc and so I decided to delete windows 8. 258 more words


JDatePicker 1.3.4 Release Notes

This release of JDatePicker was mostly focused on migration of the project from SourceForge.net to GitHub hosting services. SourceForge provided many years of service for which I am grateful, however, new paradigms emerge in open source project management and I am glad the project could migrate to git without too much effort. 130 more words

Access 2014 Calgary Wednesday notes

Tuesday’s notes

We’re All Disabled! Part 2: Building Accessible Web Services with Universal Design
Cynthia Ng, BC Libraries Coop

Offered an introduction to the topic, asking the audience to contemplate their own practices and sites. 2,546 more words


The High Line and the Public Good

The High Line is perhaps the most beautiful urban object I know. A former railroad track snaking through Manhattan, it has been repurposed as a garden and architectural haven, above the streets and passing within feet of the surrounding buildings, which are revealed, close up, like canyons to a fighter pilot. 596 more words

On net neutrality, filter bubble, and open source architecture

Two years ago I started working on a project called crowdSOS. In 140 characters or less: crowdSOS crowdsources safety and security allowing users to report local incidents, visualize the reports, and derive insights helping them make smarter decisions on safety. 534 more words

Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

Inbox, the email startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums offering modern APIs that allow developers to build new applications on top of email’s aging underpinnings, is today taking steps to make it even easier for developers to get started with the launch of open source email apps. 553 more words