What "open source first" really means for a government agency.
Yesterday, the White House announced the formation of the US Digital Service, and I have a bunch of questions.
It doesn't matter who wins this debate, the competition is the least interesting thing about it.
I have opened myself to charges of the most monstrous hypocrisy by championing open source and free software while simultaneously using proprietary systems here and there, hither and yon. I hold my hand up to the sin of being inconsistent – hypocrisy is going a bit far I think. I am no purist or fanatic … Continue reading Stephen Fry on Ideological Maximalism
Sure you can.
The UK government has a new policy for controlling IT contracts, and it's worth importing to the United States.
Mine, too. I have two Airport routers. Things were working great for a little over a month. Then the Chromecast disappeared. After a thousand reboots and reconfigurations, here's what fixed it: set the channel on the 2.4GHz network. It instantly reappeared on all my devices. Chromecast engineers: die in a fire.