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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Shelf space – you can’t make it up as you go


Today I had an exchange via Twitter with my friend Sean, who reminded me about a point we’ve previously discussed face-to-face, “… #opensource #FAIL meter too Linux-centric – doesn’t apply to Java, Web or Ajax …”  My point back was, “… It applies if you want to deploy on #Linux … don’t #h8 your […]

Subtle circles of oppression


One of the tricks (or facts?) of oppression is that those who are oppressed most often turn on each other rather than the person or symbol of the oppression.  When the youngest in a family has received abuse or even just ‘rules’ shuttled down from the parents, that youngest turns to the family dog or […]