LibreOffice 7 - Even more betterer!

Posted on: August 8, 2020 - 15:26 By: carl

One of the things that has always mystified me is the mad rush to 'the cloud' for Microsoft Office products... they are pretty large cyber attack vectors when they are running on your PC and there is no reason to think they won't continue to be when they are in 'the cloud'... except you will no longer have control over them at all!

What New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern means by developing an "open source" app for COVID-19 contact tracing with Singapore

Posted on: April 9, 2020 - 14:59 By: tim

In today's press conference, the Prime Minister mentioned that the New Zealand government is expressing interest in collaborating with Singapore while they "open source" their COVID-19 contact tracing app that's Bluetooth-enabled.

What does "open source" mean? And why is it important?

LCA2019 - Day 3

Posted on: January 28, 2019 - 09:55 By: carl

And it's the last day of LCA2019. Much wailing and gnashing of teeth. It has been a fantastic three (or five) days with lots of great presentations and other conversations. I've been to lots of conferences over the years but none of them have the positive vibe that LCA has.

LCA2019 - Day 2

Posted on: January 24, 2019 - 16:20 By: carl

Currently running at about half yesterdays temperature here in Christchurch... The quality of the weather might be fluctuating but the quality of the presentations is as high as ever!

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