Giving feedback

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Lucas Rocha shared Seth Godin‘s blog post “the worst feedback is indifference” on Google+, and I posted a reply. In the interest of openness and distribution (and actually posting content on my blog), here’s my response: I was on a call the other day where someone told me that they wouldn’t ever give me negative […]

Muinshee, for you… thanks to Twitter and the Banshee devs.

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Quick background: Muinshee is a special UI (user interface) for Banshee, an open source music player, in the style of Muine, another open source music player. It’s really neat (if you’re a minimalistic Muine fan) because Muinshee is a mashup of Muine’s simple interface backed by Banshee-power. How it happened: I recently sparked off a […]

Firefox 3!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Today is Firefox Download Day, and the release of Firefox 3.  Go get (and install) Firefox (it’s available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows too), and be counted as part of a world record!

Response to the Skype rants on Planet GNOME

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

I recently read some ranting regarding Skype via Planet GNOME. In

harvesting planets

Saturday, June 9th, 2007

If you like to read a lot of open source based planets, then check out my aggregation (and uniqification) RSS feed that I cobbled together in Yahoo! Pipes. Open Source Planets RSS Currently, it grabs from the following: Planet GNOME Planet KDE Planet SUSE Graphics Planet Gimp Layers Planet Inkscape Any other good suggestions? (: […]

Adventures in git

Sunday, May 27th, 2007

I’m sure this isn’t news to a lot of you, but git is seriously cool. I just discovered it this past week (after hearing a little about it once in a while since it started in 2005). I was mostly happy with Subversion (SVN) and CVS (before that)… but git is just way cooler due […]

It takes YOU to Tango!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

This Friday (and every Friday to come) is Tango Friday! The Tango Project “exists to create a consistent user experience for free and Open Source software with graphical user interfaces.” We’re approaching this goal by having a consistant naming spec which can be used anywhere, by any application, on any desktop. Secondly, we are working […]