In the wake of the Ferguson shooting decision, protests have erupted throughout the United States. We’ll review what has brought the nation to this point & the underlying social issues that are fueling it & why this might only be the start of a greater social unrest.
Plus the big surprise from the Defense Department, why it doesn’t quite add up & a very special green holiday high-note.
Google has big changes planned for Chrome users, Tumblr’s big year & making solar panels more efficient with Blu-Ray discs.
Plus a bonus Kickstarter of the week & much more!
Angela and Paige interview Vinita Khadelwal Rathi, founder of Systango. She discusses her business & how she has found a way to keep exercising the brains of her employees.
Codepunt was so successful that it is open to the public to use now too!
We’re joined by a classroom full of special guests, we talk with the students from Penn Manor School District, where they’ve given every high school student a Linux laptop & integrated the students into the help desk. We get the inside scope on the challenges, roadblocks & successes of this large desktop Linux deployment.
Plus a preview of our upcoming interview with Mark Shuttleworth & his take on the recent criticism and exodus from Debian & getting started in a Linux career.
Sony Pictures’ network is compromised & reports claim employes are locked out, data is being held for ransom, Twitter & Google accounts compromised & that’s just the beginning.
Plus the DOJ claims iMessage will kill kids & our Kickstarter of the week!
It’s a special roundtable edition of Coder Radio. Our panel discussed the advantages of Go development over PHP, creating a flat-file website with no database, and the real secret to finishing that last 10%.
Then we discuss the black magic Google is using to share 70% of their new Inbox’s apps code across the Web, Android, and iOS. And if Google’s new approach is a quiet condemnation of HTML5 applications.
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Perhaps it’s winter drawing in, but the news dominating the FLOSS world over the last fortnight has not been particularly sunny; we featured stories on security woes, Mozilla lows, and Debian blows this show.
Following the feedback section, we again caught up with Martin Wimpress, and talked about the reception received by the recently released Ubunbtu MATE 14.04 LTS version. We’ve been really positive about the whole project, but has it produced a distro you could live with until 2019? Listen on for our review.
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Charlie Reisinger the pioneer of an extremely forward looking program to give every student a Linux laptop joins us. Find out how they integrate the students into the IT program, why they give their students root access & much more. It’s a truly inspiring story of how Linux can make a difference in education.
Plus the Jolla tablet is real, and boy is it funded! Ubuntu Phone rumors get white hot, our picks of the week…
AND SO MUCH MORE!
All this week on, The Linux Action Show!