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Interpreter Intelligence | MyCroft On Ubuntu | Singularity Game

===MyCroft On Ubuntu=== This is a guest post by the Mycroft team as a part of “the startup stories”, a series of diary posts regarding however and wh
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Nine dollar computer, Robot Operating System, and more open source news - opensource.com

Nine dollar computer, Robot Operating System, and more open source news - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015
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The Common Good as an ExperienceFrançois Flahault, in The Common...

The Common Good as an ExperienceFrançois Flahault, in The Common... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Even though the notions of common good and of general interest are considered by many to be equivalent, the two terms in fact refer to different understandings of the human condition, as well as to very different visions of society.


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Ubuntu's foray into phones brings a fresh approach, but will consumers take to it? - The Conversation UK

Ubuntu's foray into phones brings a fresh approach, but will consumers take to it? - The Conversation UK | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new arrival into an extremely competitive market, the first Ubuntu-powered phone has finally gone on sale in Europe – two years after a failed attempt to generate crowdfunding nevertheless raised US$12m…...
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Money Does NOTHING, People Do EVERYTHING!!! - YouTube

Money Does NOTHING, People Do EVERYTHING!!! - YouTube | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Once fully up and running a Hybrid Money/No Money (UBUNTU) Lifestyle is one where members work TOGETHER up to 20 hours each week as needed. Instead of gettin...
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The Joy of Slow Computing

The Joy of Slow Computing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

ell-meaning people have, for a good many years now, been forming a “consciousness” about where their food comes from, who produces it, and how. This gets tedious. But it’s also sensible, given how important food is in our lives. Computers, it would seem, deserve similar attention. They are constant companions; they shape our experience. Many of us entrust to them not only the results of our life’s work, but the time we spend carrying it out. Perhaps they’re worthy of a similar tedium, too.

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The Spirit of Ubuntu and the Common GoodBy Mr Uli...

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The philosophy of Ubuntu, underlying many African indigenous knowledge systems, enjoys growing popularity in the northern hemisphere. As Yusufu Turaki summarized its essence, “People are not individuals, living ina state of independence, but part of a community, living in relationships and interdependence.” (…)

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Ubuntu: the Spirit of Humanity.Education & Ubuntu... - Le Blog

Ubuntu: the Spirit of Humanity.Education & Ubuntu... - Le Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Helen Sayers has an extensive international professional background. After learning more about Ubuntu in order to understand the depth of its meaning through research in literature, she decided to develop contacts with people who come from Ubuntu-oriented societies or who work to promote and implement Ubuntu through their work. In that capacity, she developed methods of training and education.

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Top 5: Ubuntu phone, Phonebloks, and Adafruit's open hardware - opensource.com

Top 5: Ubuntu phone, Phonebloks, and Adafruit's open hardware - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Top 5 articles of the week: February 9 - 13. This week we talk about Human Hacking at SCALE 13X, the open hardware phenomenon, DevOps culture, reducing smartphone waste, and the new Ubuntu phone. Plus, we've got a new column on the site!
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French Gendarmerie: "Open source desktop lowers TCO by 40%" | Joinup

French Gendarmerie: "Open source desktop lowers TCO by 40%" | Joinup | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Using an open source desktop lowers the total cost of ownership by 40%, in savings on proprietary software licences and by reducing costs on IT management. Using Ubuntu Linux massively reduces the number of local technical interventions, says Major Stéphane Dumond. "The direct benefits of saving on licences are the tip of the iceberg. An industrialised open source desktop is a powerful lever for IT governance."


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