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Wozniak on the movie Jobs: "largely a lie about me"

Steve Wozniak about the movie Jobs (crappy Google+ still doesn’t have comment links, so scroll down a bit): Actually, the movie was largely a lie about me. This is what happens when a businessman is hyped up into the stratosphere and turned into a messiah – other people get marginalised to further deify the supposed hero. Read More »

The Linux 3.13 Kernel Is A Must-Have For AMD RadeonSI Users

The Linux 3.13 kernel that will be released in the very near future is very worth the upgrade if you are a RadeonSI user — in particular, the Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs and newer on the Gallium3D Linux graphics driver — but other open-source graphics driver users as well may also see nice improvements in the new kernel release. ... Read More »

Solving the impossible problem of Android updates

To be sure, it’s no magic solution to the gargantuan task of moving the entire Android ecosystem forward. And the update situation for non-flagship devices remains something of a crapshoot. But it’s a start, and a big step in the right direction. And as we move from Jelly Bean into the KitKat era, it’s enough to give us some hope ... Read More »

A Major Music Company Now Backs Systemd In Debian

Yesterday on Phoronix I mentioned Debian looked to be leaning in favor of using systemd over Upstart for its default init system given the latest comments by the technical committee members. The latest support for systemd in Debian comes from a streaming music company that’s a major user of Debian GNU/Linux… Read More »