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Eyes and Ears – May Session

Welcome to this month’s edition of Eyes and Ears. Today we’ll be talking about books from two special authors and we’ll be listening to chill-out tracks; perfect components for the rainy afternoon I’m working on this edition! Books A year ago I had listed a book by my friend Pieter …

Eyes & Ears – Christmas 2015 Session

Welcome to the last session of Eyes & Ears of the year 2015! I hope you’re enjoying the end of the year and this Christmas as much as we do here. This year is a bit special: it’s our baby’s first Christmas: As you can imagine, we are thrilled to …

A word to the Wise…

I have been recently reminded that while it may be hard enough to discuss the role and importance of communities for Free and Open Source Software, it is equally important to understand the complexities and the challenges that a Free and Open Source Software foundation has to meet. It may …

Eyes & Ears – August edition

Welcome to this month’s Eyes and Ears session! Today we have a collection of books to start with as well as a beautiful mix from Steve Jones and Sally Rodgers, better known as A Man Called Adam. We will also be exploring fine remixes and tunes from some of Eyes …

Software Commons

An attentive reader of this blog made this private comment about software commons to me a few days ago: There are no real software commons, because you cannot compare these with actual, material commons such as air or water. One should treat software proprietary or free as in freedom, as …

Eyes and Ears – April Edition

Welcome to this new edition of Eyes and Ears. Today we’ll start with two books – it’s been a long time I have not updated my reading list. Books This book has been written by Laurent Liscia, current executive director of the OASIS Consortium (yes, the consortium where ODF is …

Eyes and Ears – February Edition

Welcome to this edition of Eyes and Ears. The northern hemisphere has now entered its coldest time of the Winter Season and therefore we will both try to remain in theme while trying to dream and travel far away with music and a book. At the end of the session …

Eyes & Ears – January 2015 edition

Dear readers, Happy new year 2015 and welcome again to the first Eyes and Ears session of 2015, as well as the first post of the new year! Today we are going to travel back in time both through books and music, but we will also listen to the Café …

Eyes & Ears – September Issue

Welcome to this month’s edition of Eyes and Ears. Today I would first like to tell you about a fantastic and delightful book I’ve started to read since three weeks now, and it’s a real page turner. What’s so special about it? Well, a few things make this book a …

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