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Ubuntu 14.04 is Here

Ars Technica has an article on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Basically, the 14.04 LTS release is designed to be stable, dependable, and run better than prior versions. 54 more words

Open Standards

Platform for European Open Standards work supporting Learning, Education and Training 

In the wake of the difficulties and discontinuation of the CEN Workshop on Learning Technologies (CEN WS/LT) in 2013, the field of pre-standardisation for Learning, Education and Training (LET) is left open to whatever initiatives that may emerge. 1,198 more words

Open Standards

Ubuntu LTS is the Prime Home Desktop

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is coming around mid-April 2014 and may be the best release of Linux in 2014. No . . . I have not tried it out yet, I have not touched the beta versions, I am waiting for the official release. 1,049 more words

Computers And IT

Focus vs Open Collaboration

As a concept, Linux and open source works very well.

Philosophically it provides the best intellectual benefit to society. People who openly contribute to open systems are learning and building knowledge at a general level. 319 more words

Computers And IT

Reality Versus Cloud Expectations

Last year I wrote something about maintaining realistic expectations about cloud services. Major cloud service providers have availability performance that can compare favorably to safety-of-life services like 911. 453 more words