In this week’s show:-
- We take a look at what’s been happening in the news:
- HP release a laptop running Windows 8.1…
- OpenStreetMap celebrate their 10th anniversary…
- Google removes 12 BBC news links in ‘right to be forgotten’ requests…
- Munich are allegedly considering switching back to Windows…
- Firefox: Use it or lose it!
- Venting Gnome Shell frustrations…
- Something about the quality of the Windows phone store contents…
- Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft’s board…
- As Tony is away, there’s no gaming news this week.
We take a look at what’s been happening in the community:
- Ubuntu Global Jam – Friday, 12 September 2014 17:00 to Sunday, 14 September 2014 22:00 UTC
- Prentice Hall are giving away copies of the Official Ubuntu Book…
- Ubuntu Online Summit – 12th to 14th November
- And there’s an event called OggCamp:
- OggCamp 2014 – 4th-5th October – Oxford, UK
- Go take a look at the website for links to all the lovely OggCamp sponsors.
- If you’d like to sponsor Oggcamp 2014, contact details are on the website.
- There are a few discounted hotel rooms still available. See OggCamp.org for details.
- If you want to help out in any way, contact @oggcamp
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We analyze the situation in Ferguson, and discuss if this event is revealing a systemic problem with America’s civil police force, and if this event could service as a turning point.
Plus the outrageous acts of ISIS this week have captured the world attention, and why the weed bus might be your next Seattle destination.
Sam from the Moka project stops by to chat about the business of making Linux look better. Then we get into the role open source plays in self driving cars.
Plus we bust some of the FUD around Munich’s much reported plan to abandon Linux and switch back to Windows.