Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Nokia Announces Patent Support to the Linux Kernel

In conjunction with the introduction of Nokia's Linux Handheld mentioned earlier today on Slashdot, Nokia Corporation announced today that it allows all its patents to be used in the further development of the Linux Kernel. Nokia says, that it believes that open source software communities, like open standards, foster innovation and make an important contribution to the creation and rapid adaptation of technologies. And that the investment made by so many individuals and companies in creating and developing the Linux Kernel and other open source software deserve a framework of certainty.

Yet another Slashdot news submission of mine.

Thursday, May 19, 2005

The Redemption And Absolution Of George

Like countless Star Wars fans, I went to see The Revenge of the Sith in the 00:01 AM showing. And, as has been suggested by a large array of articles and reviews, ROTS did not suck donkey's ass, unlike it's two predecessors. I'll elaborate on ROTS a bit more thoroughly later on (in other words, I'll write a review of my own about it one of these days).