Archive for September, 2008

VanBarCamp 2008

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Just arrived at BarCamp – taking place on Granville Island instead of Workspace for the first time. I cycled along the seawall and it was lovely – cool and fishy and seaweedy smelling. I popped in late to Joe Bowser’s session, on the new Vancouver Hacker Space. This is a really exciting project and I’m […]

Hacking the knowledge factory

Monday, September 15th, 2008

I feel like this is what I do a little bit everyday. Anyhow, I’m giving at talk tonight at the Vancouver Linux Users Group monthly meeting, titled: Open source and the knowledge factory hack. It’s a mildly revised version of the talk I gave at Open Web last April. I’ve incorporated some new reading, specifically […]

Learning to love the command line

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Last night I attended a free workshop at Free Geek called “How I stopped worrying and learned to love the command line.” Who wouldn’t want to go, with a title like that? I love FreeGeek. I’ll just say that upfront. Everything about it invokes the New Society that I dream of, but picture only vaguely […]