Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Eight: Hardware, Software and Knitting is available from the main site!
In this episode: News, U-Cubed review, and the Opentech Conference.
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Show notes after the jump.
* Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/)
* Les Pounder (blog at http://lespounder.wordpress.com/)
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
00:51 | WELCOME and INTRO
02:05 |Report on the U-Cubed Event
06:56 | Congrats to Jon Spriggs on the birth of baby Daniel
08:01 | NEWS:
* Amazon Cloud EC3 Downtime
Post-mortem analysis on Gigaom;
Second-tier supplier Rightscale commented;
* Apple Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement
Samsung strikes back:
* Internet Filtering Possibly Outlawed in Europe
* New KDE Project Aims at Tablets, Mixed UIs
* Sony, Hotz Settle Lawsuit
(suing your customers may be legal but it’s not fair; and it took you
three months to realise this Sony??!?)
* Sony PSN down for 7 days and counting (Anonymous say “its not us”, Sony say “they didn’t
get your credit card - but probably everything else up to your inside leg measurement)
* And finally... Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal released!
29:07 | OGG Camp 11
* This year's event is already a ticket 'sell-out'
32:49 | Interview: Sam Smith, Opentech Conference
Saturday 21st May 2011. (10:45 start)
Union Building, University of London.
Cost: £5 on the door.
Registration via the event website
OpenTech 2011 is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, transport and democracy. Talks by people who work on things that matter, guarantees a day of thoughtful talks leading to conversations with friends.
Some highlights of previous Opentech Conferences
* Ipod shuffle shuffle: Ewan Spence
49:00 | FEEDBACK: How to get in touch with us
49:39 | WRAP and OUTRO
Running Time: 51 minutes 24 seconds