☞ Understanding Motivation
By webmink on Sep 28, 2009
"It's human nature to think in simple dichotomies: Free Software - GNU - GPL vs. Open Source - BSD License. But I would argue that there are three corners to this triangle: Berkeley Unix (and Apache, Sendmail, Perl, and all the other products of the UC Berkeley camp) vs. Linux (and PHP, MySQL, and all the other outgrowths of the dot-com era) vs. GNU."
This petition to the government to scrap the ban on friends caring for each other's children (which, by the way, is a ludicrous abuse of power and an abdication of the responsibility to exercise judgement by OFSTED) has legs - 11000+ signatures after a relatively short time means a lot of people agree this situation is mindless. Labour may have found their Poll Tax...
‹‹ Boston College German studies professor Michael Resler went searching for a way to boost flagging interest in his “German Literature of the High Middle Ages’’ class a few years ago, and settled on the idea of simply giving the course a sexier name. The resulting “Knights, Castles, and Dragons’’ nearly tripled enrollment." ››