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Interview with Sjoerd Simons of Empathy

http://gnomedesktop.org

This is the third in a series of interviews about open source multimedia, the previous interviews were about Jokosher and Totem. For this interview we check in with Sjoerd Simons who works on the Empathy client, an which combines instant messaging, video conferencing and voice over IP into one application. Sjoerd will talk to us about the current status of Empathy and where it is going.

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Interview: Vernor Vinge

http://lwn.net

"Science fiction writer Vernor Vinge is best-known for novels like A Fire Upon the Deep and Rainbows End, as well as the concept of The Singularity -- the idea that, in the next couple of decades, humans will become or create a super-human intelligence. What is less well-known is that Vinge has been a free software supporter since the earliest days of the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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Interview With Wiki Founder Jimmy Wales

http://www.techtree.com

"...Wales is looking at how Wikipedia can develop a community in India and how it can hold events to build the community..."

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MinGW and why Linux users should care

http://lwn.net

The Minimalist GNU for Windows (MinGW) project is a way to get GCC and tools like binutils working to build software for the Windows environment—something that might not sound very interesting to Linux users or developers.

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Interview with Adam Williamson - Mandriva Community Manager

http://howsoftwareisbuilt.com

In this interview we talk with Adam. In specific, we talk about: * What’s new in the latest Mandriva release * Relating directly to the users instead of the developer community * Differences between user priorities and developer priorities * Deciding what should be included in the distribution * What will become of the “year of the Linux desktop” idea?

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Interview with Dries Buytaert – Co-Founder – Acquia – Founder – Drupal

http://howsoftwareisbuilt.com

In this interview we talk with Dries. In specific, we talk about: Building specialized commercial support for open source technology, Making cloud computing more viable for widespread use, The relationship between Drupal and Linux distros, and Lowering the barriers to the deployment of Drupal, Integrating multiple functionalities and components into one solution.

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Mozilla chairman unfazed by Google Chrome

http://news.cnet.com

Gone are the days when Microsoft's Internet Explorer was the sole rival for Mozilla's Firefox. A new open-source browser, Google Chrome, has come to town, and it's from the company that provided $66 million of the Mozilla Foundation's $75 million in 2007 revenue.

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Q&A: Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation

http://www.vnunet.com

"In an exclusive interview with vnunet.com, Stallman discusses his views on free versus proprietary and open source software, social networking sites and privacy issues..."

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Inside Networked Movements: Interview with Jeffrey Juris

http://www.revolutionbythebook.akpress.org

"...Both free software and wikis precisely reflect the kind of collaborative networking ethic that I explore in my book, and it should come as no surprise that so many radical or autonomous activists see their own struggles reflected in the struggle for free software or that so many contemporary activist collectives and projects use wikis- and the decentralized, collaborative editing process these

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Interview with Richard Hulse of Radio New Zealand, on the decision to offer Ogg Vorbis

http://www.groklaw.net

When I read that Radio New Zealand had just decided to start adding Ogg Vorbis files to their online offerings, I was curious. How do folks make such decisions? I surely wish everyone would do what Radio New Zealand has just done.

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Bradley Kuhn discusses software innovation, freedom, and the law (video)

http://www.linux.com

Bradley Kuhn is not a lawyer, but he works at the Software Freedom Law Center and heads the Software Freedom Conservancy. He is fun to watch and listen to because he walks the tightrope between creative, carefree developers and cautious, legally-minded lawyers.

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Volunteer spotlight: Yavor Doganov

http://www.fsf.org

"Yavor Doganov is the translations coordinator for gnu.org and the author of GNUnited Nations, a new project which hopes to make management of translations significantly easier. He lives in Bulgaria.

Questions were asked by Matt Lee, FSF campaigns manager..."

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A conversation with gOS founder David Liu (video)

http://www.linux.com

Why did David and his group decide the world needed yet another GNU/Linux distribution? And how are they making money? This second question is important because David says, yes, gOS (pronounced gee-oh-ess) is profitable -- and not from selling service and support contracts, either. For the full scoop, watch the video.

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Free software pioneer Richard Stallman on his experience in Cuba

http://blogs.computerworld.com

"In February of last year, Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, spoke at the International Conference on Communication and Technologies in Havana about what he strongly believes are the merits of non-proprietary software. I recently learned directly from Stallman what that experience was like.

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The A-Z of Programming Languages: Python

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Our series on the most popular programming languages continues as we chat to Van Rossum, the man behind Python.

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