Archive for January 12th, 2005

GNOME’s Cultural Reboot

January 12th, 2005

Seth Nickell has written a very interesting article over at GNOME Journal: Experimental Culture. He argues that the focus on usability has had a very real and beneficial impact on the GNOME project but this change has come at the expense of creativity. Developers are afraid to experiment because experimentation is often coupled with […]

a week of humanity

January 12th, 2005

At the turn of the new year I resolved to be a better human being. And the best way to begin this arduous journey was installing Ubuntu linux, a distro for humans.

Since it has been slightly more than a week with the distro, I thought I’ll jot down some of the pros and cons. My […]