Bits of Freedom
Bits of Freedom

Tinkerer and thinker on everything free and open. Exploring possibilities and engaging with new opportunities to instigate change.

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Jonas is a dad, husband, tinkerer, thinker and traveler. He's passionate about the future and bringing people together, from all fields of free and open.

We have passed peak GNU...

Sometime soon, I need to elaborate on why I feel we've passed peak GNU (actually, quite a few years ago) but it'll need to wait for next week or so. I'm now on the train heading for Denmark and Bogense. Wishing everyone a good holiday and talk more next week!…

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Friday readings - here's what's next

The last three Friday's, I've been posting some thoughts about the free and open source software community and our work. These are usually observations I've made about ourselves, often critical, sometimes provocative. This coming Friday, I plan to return to my post about how Free Software is Failing the Users to take into account some tho…

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Policy, why's that?

In November 2016, Bruce Schneier wrote about the need for increased regulation in the software sphere. If we want to secure our increasingly computerized and connected world, we need more government involvement in the security of the "Internet of Things" and increased regulation of what are now critical and life-threatening technologies…

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