Economy Size Geek - Cool Project Potpourri
I've realized that for me, “cool” has a lot more to do with usage than fashion. Sure, I thought it was an impressive proof of concept that someone got Android onto the iPhone, but I'm much more impressed when I discover something that changes how I work every day. These tools certainly have done that for me.
Copyleft Ben NanoNote: en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Main_Page
“My first port to the Ben NanoNote: gnugo”: www.mostlymaths.net/2010/04/my-first-port-to-ben-nanonote-gnugo.html
Linux on the iPhone: linuxoniphone.blogspot.com/2010/04/ive-been-working-on-this-quietly-in.html
Dirk Elmendorf is cofounder of Rackspace, some-time home-brewer, longtime Linux advocate and even longer-time programmer.
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