A port of jwz s xmatrix module for xscreensaver to win32. If you were involved in the opengl es specification, you. First, movable type is archaic, even with the new 3. He maintains the xscreensaver project which provides screenblanking for mac os x and for unix and unixlike computer operating. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us.
In may, microsoft ceo satya nadella announced electionguard, a free open source software development kit sdk from our defending democracy program. Like most of the computer using world, she does email eudora and occasionally uses a browser or an office application. If you are looking for a multiuser angular version of blogifier, please find it. Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003. Like open source software users well know, linux is only free if your time has no value zawinski, 1998. The interesting part in pivotals announcement is this one. I hope people can make use of open broadcaster or learn something from it. Ive previously thought of jamie zawinski not just as an excellent hacker but also as a marketing talent, creator of the original brand. Squarespace is the allinone platform to build a beautiful online presence. Jan 28, 2009 shawnee mission, ks december 11, 2008. Dont miss to download the new release and find out yourself. Blogifier is a singleuser personal blog written in asp. The most important thing is that you dont ignore it. Fast, powerful searching over massive volumes of log data helps you fix problems before they become critical.
Xscreensaver is a free and open source collection of 232 screensavers for unixlike, macos, ios and android operating systems. This was our contribution to the proof of the law of software envelopment. Supports widescreen setups, and can be run on windows, mac osx, linux, bsd and many other unix. But instead im stuck inside under fluorescent lights, pushing bits around inside a computer in ways that are only interesting to other nerds. The blog s thread has lots of people going on about ways to fix this particular problem, but frankly im on jwz s side. You can read all about it on my nowmorethanadecadelong blog. Kodi writes jamie zawinski has put an interesting page on his site describing his fight with wrist pain. Dna lounge follows announcement of financial troubles with a call to action. Mar 17, 2019 fastestvpn is a hot upandcomer in the vpn game and it can protect up to 10 devices now. The article also delves into jwz s personality, and some of the history behind the jwz rms lucid emacsemacs split an interesting read. It is small, easy to use and highly customizable via theming engine and blazor components. The drawer and small cabinet beneath have been extremely useful, as is the open. Both open source software and open source hardware which often runs open source software have a steep learning curve, compared to offtheshelf options.
Frank hecker is perhaps most wellknown in open source circles for his role in open sourcing netscapes code. Major open source project revokes access to companies that. In the release notes you can read about all new features, functions and languages. I would like debian to stop shipping xscreensaver jwz. And so, i did and open broadcaster software evolved into somewhat of a monster of a project. In my free hours i develop allround software from administrative tools to game apps, which are free to use. The bulk materials division of command alkon, a global leader in integrated solutions for the construction materials industry, is.
At present, he is a systems engineering manager for collabnet, which is hosting for sun microsystems. End users icons have been modernised to fit in with current versions of outlook. There is a small genre of posts around reinventing the interfaces of popular open source software. The century from 1891 to 1990 turned a decade or so ago. Look like an expert right from the start with awardwinning templates for your blog. Heres just one example of how micros1 loves open source. I doubt most people using or talking about open source software have read all. The decision to conclude its sponsorship of groovy and grails is part of pivotals larger strategy to concentrate resources on accelerating both commercial and open source projects that support its growing traction in platformasaservice, data, and agile development.
If you want to do something thats going to change the world, build software that people want to use instead of software that managers want to buy. James werner zawinski born november 3, 1968, commonly known as jwz, is an american computer programmer with contributions to the free software. One thing that struck me in reading all the resulting comments was the several different copies of an apparently famous quote that goes something like. This concept and these notes are entirely obsoleted by dmcrypt, if you want a complete encryption solution. A 3d matrix screensaver based on the matrix reloaded. Wayland is a protocol to define the communication between a display server the compositor and a client, i. That is, grouping messages together in parentchild relationships based on which messages are replies to which others. The postnetscape mozilla logo after they went oss but before firefox was drawn by shepard fairey, the guy who did the obama hope poster and the obey giant logo the latter gets its name from they lives iconic obey signs there, saved you some time and eye strain. The program will blend with an existing background or be drawn overtop of it and does not impede normal desktop operations. Blogifier is simple, beautiful, lightweight open source.
Having had a scare a couple weeks ago, i can testify to the truth behind this. The free software and open source unixlike operating systems running the x window system such as linux and freebsd use xscreensaver almost exclusively. Firstly, open source projects dont happen unless people contribute. Get found in search by more people with powerful seo tools. Fulfilling the maxim write what you know, argentine fabulist jorge luis borges penned one of his most extraordinary and bewildering stories, the library of babel, while employed as an assistant librarian. So, with some credentials out of the way, heres my impressions. Xscreensaverwin becomes paidware from jwzs free opensource. Recently he added to the site a description of what it takes to broadcast music over the internet.
Its apparently quite well known, so it floors me that this is the first ive seen it. You know, these open source and free software types are all radical anarchists or marxist hippies. Dec 31, 2002 so when i read this story of jwz s mom always misplacing her documents, i thought of my mom. It was created by jamie zawinski in 1992 and is still maintained by him the free software and open source unixlike operating systems running the x window system such as linux and freebsd use xscreensaver almost exclusively. Jwz considered disruptive 7 minute read ive previously thought of jamie zawinski not just as an excellent hacker but also as a marketing talent, creator of the original brand. The postnetscape mozilla logo after they went oss but before firefox was drawn by shepard fairey, the guy who did the obama hope poster and the obey giant logo the latter gets its name from they lives iconic obey signs.
Im sure that jwz s mother has more computer smarts than mine. Or, statistically, most of emacs packages on melpa. Create a free website or build a blog with ease on wordpress. He has already ditched a free open platform before, but he seems a lot angrier this time. Zawinski was a major proponent of opening the source code of the mozilla browser and.
Dna lounge follows announcement of financial troubles with. And there is no argument more evergreen than the timeless debate between tabs and spaces. On defaultlyconfigured unix systems, and on ancient dumb. The bulk materials division of command alkon, a global leader in integrated solutions for the construction materials industry, is pleased to announce the.
Software which everyone requires such as an operating system makes a very good candidate for an open source project. Every single layer of software involved in this process conspires to. About once a month, i post a mixtape here of recent music videos that i have discovered and enjoy. The jws division of command alkon introduces scale watcher ii. Zmatrix is a desktop enhancement tool which creates the streaming character effect out of the matrix on your desktop. Customize the design to fit your personal style and professional needs. It works with terminal settings up to 2x300 and can scroll lines all at the same rate or asynchronously and at a userdefined speed. Choose from a selection of easytouse templates all with flexible layouts and hundreds of background images or design something new. She doesnt know how computers work and doesnt care. However, this does not mean that open and closed source cannot coexist. He has been involved in the free software and open source community since.
Opengl is a terrible, awful, crufty api, and the reason those methods were removed is that they are comically suboptimal. Dozens of free, customizable, mobileready designs and themes. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files. Electionguard is accessible by design and will make voting more secure, verifiable and efficient anywhere its used in the united states or in democratic nations around the world. Cmatrix simulates the display from the matrix and is based on the screensaver from the movies website. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. James werner zawinski born november 3, 1968, commonly known as jwz, is an american computer programmer with contributions to the free software projects mozilla and xemacs, and early versions of the netscape navigator web browser.
Large publishers have started moving away from drm, which means. Each month, more than 40 million professional and aspiring programmers visit stack overflow to ask and answer questions and find better jobs. Source of the famous now you have two problems quote. Frank hecker is perhaps most wellknown in open source circles for his role in opensourcing netscapes code.
Things you should never do, part i joel on software. Like many blogs, this one is 5% personal, 95% shit i saw on the interweb that entertained or horrified me. Around 1998 i pushed for netscape to open source both the 3. Electionguard available today to enable secure, verifiable. Zen software blog software distribution for it support. Salon on jwzemacsmozillaaol and nightclubs slashdot.
Indeed, twisted by the dark side of the source, young zawinski has become. Quite a few most popular emacs packages are like that. Jan 21, 2015 posts about open source software written by lukaseder. Also check out the typing injury faq, which he links to. I thought id collect some of them for future reference. The apache openoffice project announces the official release of version 4. I respect jwz, but this is very much a step backwards, and while i appreciate his complaint about breaking existing apis, this would be for programs near 20 years old targeted at a different platform. Secondly, no one really wants to spend their free time digging through cruft in order to figure out how to contribute.
Makes for an interesting read, and a good summary of the dpra, dmca, their relationship with the riaa, and other issues involving. From september 2007 through march 2009, i posted a weekly audio mixtape here. Netscape and, and have been involved in the free software and open source community since the mid80s. Obviously, that depends on which century youre talking about. Thats pretty much the open broadcaster software story.
At least it is for those whom, the computer is a tool for getting work done, instead of an end in and of itself. Apr 06, 2000 for my day job, im the cofounder and ceo of stack overflow, the largest online community for programmers to learn, share their knowledge, and level up. In the ultracompetitive, ultracrowded vpn market, it isnt easy for a new entrant to distinguish itself. Turns out it was the enthought epd package i used to install everything.623 398 63 699 985 1332 1392 953 959 83 13 797 553 1289 1047 798 1105 372 205 1078 1341 352 252 324 1263 59 426 1122 1021 1353 1261 1248 1408 575 1427 374 442 1423 1351 1092 1077 236