Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Helping the Needy get Nerdy

What an amazing idea. All I can say is watch this kid. Three years he's been in the Free Geek program! That's as long as a lot of us will get tertiary education. He's moving through programs in the organisation, he's learning about open source, programming, linux, about hardware, about philosophy, sharing, work, community, rites of passage, politics, organisation,... I mean what more could you want really? All run on the idea of free. That free stuff's going a long ways these days. Imagine that!? A free education! What next?

See more about this amazing organisation:

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Not for the Feint of Heart

The eXe team, of which I am part, is now automating the eXe builds and will be regularly releasing some experimental versions of the editor. These versions are not recommended for normal usage but they may fix some of the known bugs (... or possibly introduce new ones!!!). If this is not your cup of tea then please visit the Eduforge download page to get the officially released and stable packages.

We're on a mission now to really ramp up this thing towards a 1.0 release so if you do decide to help test these packages, and we hope that some of you can, then feedback is most welcome! If you have problems, please be sure to let us know by either emailing us or using our ticket tracker, being sure to specify the (pre)release and revision number of the package you are using.

You can access the experimental builds here:

(photo - author: klareralt License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0)