Month: September 2009

Whither FrOSCon?

While I was having a weekend meeting — over a week ago now in Frankfurt — there was FrOSCon going on just one or two ICE stops down the line. The overall programme seems (seemed?) pretty interesting, and Michael had a good time (you mean Rainer will let people try to drive his car!?), but […]

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The human face of the FSFE

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is an organization that does a lot of behind-the-scenes things, mostly policy and legal, which can be a little hard to see at times. Of course we are always happy to support Free Software projects manage the legal and organizational aspects of, um, projecthood — that means supporting copyright […]

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A look into the past

At the university of Nijmegen I was an inveterate collector of all-things-strange. The old sciences building was cnducive to that behavior, since it had lots and lots of storerooms with 40 years of accumulated junk, most of which were poorly secured or just left unlocked. So wandering through the basements looking for neat stuff was […]

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