Straight after the podcast, we headed into Bath and
The Salamander pub for a fantastic evening with Jake, the awesome 1,337 meal contributor from our Indiegogo campaign. Thanks Jake!
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In this episode: More Microsoft news than you’ll find in a Microsoft podcast. Mozilla gets a new CEO. Gnome 3.12 has been released and we may finally be able to legally rip CDs in the United Kingdom. And Ben’s book is doing well on Amazon. We’ve got some lovely Finds of the Fortnight, a single neuron to share and an epic Voice of the Masses.
What’s in the show:
Microsoft Office has been released for Linux. Well,
Android. Microsoft has also released the source code to MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0 and Microsoft Word for Windows. There’s been some backlash against the appointment of Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, after he made a 2008 donation in support of California’s gay marriage ban. Gnome 3.12 has been released. It’s almost legally possible to rip CDs in the UK. Crowdfunded VR headset maker, Oculus Rift, has been acquired by Facebook. Version 3.14 of the Linux kernel has been released, dubbed the Pi kernel. Raspberry Pi hacker, Simon Hall, has won the Raspberry Pi Quake III bounty by getting Quake III running on using the recently opened VideoCore IV graphics stack. And finally, there’s an awesome new book called Programming Python on the Raspberry Pi that’s doing rather well on Amazon.
Update 03/04/2013: After recording the podcast, Brendan Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla Corp. Finds of the Fortnight:
(Ben tells a couple of jokes).
Thanks Rob! If you’d like your brains to be part of our next episode email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Voice of the Masses:
X/Mir/Wayland – do you care?
Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Graham Morrison and Mike Saunders.
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