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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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...

Being a Linux user for many years,  I decided to purchase a Chromebook in 2014.  I’ve written numerous articles since then, because whilst I remained a desktop Linux user, I tried to use the Chromebook exclusively when it came to my day to da...

Every day we see a new warning of what will happen if the “vote leave” campaign wins.  Its now getting to the point where there are no more scare stories to push onto people to convince them to say in the EU…..until now….. Sh...

When the name of a research vessel gets put out to the Internet to vote on, you would think they would have done their research first. People may be aware of a recent news piece where the Natural Environment Research Council asked the Internet to co...