☞ Monkey Business
By webmink on Aug 21, 2009
Very interesting overview of the story of Mono and Miguel's role in it. If you've not been following that story all along, it's an especially useful summary and briefing. Note also the GNOME acronym expansion.
In which Bailey shows he has the makings of a modern Hoffnung. Best TV I have watched this year - don't miss part 4, the guide to Cockney music.
O'Grady is circling an important discovery here - that software freedom actually matters as a principle because it leads to growing, free markets of innovation. We may be discovering that dual-licensing is actually a parasitic game played on software freedom caused by placing monetisation before liberty. I sense a discussion forming...
"What this episode really uncovers is that AT&T is dying. AT&T is dragging down the rest of us by overcharging us for voice calls and stifling innovation in a mobile data market critical to the U.S. economy."