quiz1

1) Please expand each of the following acronyms (1 pt each): 1.1) IRC: Internet Relay Chat1.2) FOSS: Free and Open Source Software1.3) OLPC: One Laptop Per Child1.4) PR: Pull Request (Please use the expansion most appropriate to the class.) Bonus: Give the expansion for the acronym GNU. (1 pt) GNU’s Not Unix 2) What is the name […]

teamproposal: Analysis of Krita

Our team has decided to analyze Krita, an image manipulation tool for Linux. Krita handles raster (and recently vector) graphics, and targets digital artists in the tools it provides. This program falls under the (large) umbrella of the KDE project. Krita’s source is hosted on the KDE Project’s Phabricator server. Our team will consist of: […]

blog07: RSS and selfoss

About a year ago, I realized just how sick I was of social media-esque news aggregators. By that I mean Reddit and Hackernews. They were huge timewasters, and their navigation style was a pain. I see news reading as a linear, email-style task: view the articles in front of me, read or discard them, and […]