Eclipse, EGit, GitHub and headaches…

I have been using Eclipse as my Python Development Environment ever since KDevelop folks decided to abandon Python platform (which is a pitty – I liked KDevelop featureset better than…

Fight cloud with cloud (#OccupyCloud ?)

With the advance of clouds and aggressive invasion of “social services” like Facebook, MySpace, Google* etc. it looks like there is no space left for person’s private data (Naomi Klein’s…

DRM and what does it really mean to you

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/ http://www.groklaw.net/ http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/drm.html http://www.defectivebydesign.org/ taking French course at Athabasca University and having to deal with “online-only” materials, hard-to-rip discs. Now take a look at prices too. reading books on eBook…

Porn again

With the onslaught of internet opinions/articles/news sources it gets harder to distinguish those genuine and unbiased or technically accurate from those that are not. Considering that Internet is nothing else…

Patents and why I hate them

http://arstechnica.com/old/content/2008/07/book-review-7-08.ars http://blogs.forbes.com/timothylee/2011/07/07/microsofts-android-shakedown/   http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/17/golsing_on_sun_goofy_patent_contestas/

Do no evil, see no evil, hear no evil

There was a lot of co incidents lately: me reading Slavoj Žižek, BBC quoting Marx, Adbusters quoting Marx statistics on crazy people percentile in a capitalist society going up over time and…

Fedora MD RAID check WTF

Today, out of the blue my box decided to do the RAID check on my MD devices. I can’t remember seeing it before while I was running Gentoo, but now…

My saga of exodus to Fedora

After successfully installing Fedora Core 15 on my home box I am moving all my stuff from Gentoo to Fedora. I’m still questioning my move, but lately I have less…