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"As a free software supporter, wouldn't you like to get paid for contributing to our community? Maybe you already do but you're sick of all that California sunshine or maybe you work somewhere that "pays the bills" but will never be able to buy your respect.
"People are ignorant, but we already know that. As usual, I’ve read something really stupid on Twitter this morning. It said: I hope Apple will develop for everyone [every OS]. I think it would be one of the worst things to ever happen. Why do people want to install non-free software on free systems?
If you want to put a boatload of useful open source applications on a computer or, as I do, on a pocket USB drive so that you can have them with you at all times, there are now some very fast ways to do this. MacLibre is a great way to get tons of good free, open source apps in one download for Mac users.
I started thinking about good Free Software related presents lately. Until now the best things which came into my mind are books. So I thought it might be good to have a list of Free Software related books which are nice to read also for people who haven't heard or read about Free Software before.
"After that introduction, I am sure many of you want to know about Free Software. But unfortunately that's not what I am supposed to speak about. In fact, this topic, software patents, is not very closely related to the issue of Free Software. Software patents are a danger that affect all programmers and all computer users.
"Free Software Supporter is a newsletter run by the FSF (Free Software Foundation) and in it they have a section announcing a few software releases from the GNU project. However, they do not seem to provide any description of the projects aside from their name and version.