Openbytes

Blog URL:http://www.openbytes.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:Linux, FOSS, IT, GNU, technology, computing, microsoft
Country:United Kingdom

The Linux/FOSS Blogazine! Looking at the many facets of IT, exposing FUD and challenging the Microsoft monopoly.



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I’ve a very good friend, he tackles a wide range of issues from privacy to patents, proprietary software to open source and he does this very well.  He is incredibly well read, well sourced and maybe most important of all, passionate about his...

We no longer live in the Attitude Era.  Storyline’s these days seem pushed out at a great velocity with a diverse range of results from reasonable to cringe-worthy – and thats if there’s a story at all. For those who are wrestling...

I’ve learnt much this Xmas.  Firstly, using the word “Xmas” winds some people up. One of my lads gifts this year was the PS4 VR.  He’s delighted with it.  I however, saw nothing during the periods of hype and the... Continu...

As always I’ll start by saying this review contains no spoilers and is my opinion alone.  The review is as a result of paying full price for the paperback – no review copy. I don’t normally read this genre.  If I am reading fantas...

Scotland Yard is spending £1.7 million to set up its Twitter squad, which will have five detectives running it.  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3739348/Scotland-Yard-ploughs-2million-new-thought-police-unit-snoop-web-users-hunt...

I’m a little fed up. It’s in regard to users who complain about the very freedoms that make social media great – free speech – be it celebrities or anyone else that posts their views and comments publicly into the diverse and...

Vote Remain or Leave?

on Jun 4, 2016

I’ve championed diversity for many years.  I’m a strong supporter of immigration into the country and I still hold this view as one of my core beliefs when talking about the UK.  I dare anyone to mention the “racist” word to...