Friday, October 15, 2010

Linux: More than 1%

We are more than 1%:
With this initiative, we intend to refute the statistics of certain press organizations that ensure that the use of GNU/Linux does not exceed 1% and has not advanced in recent years at the desktop.
If you want to help us accomplish this goal, please participate in our statistics!

Link: http://www.dudalibre.com/gnulinuxcounter?lang=en



Interestingly, from the statistics collected on the above site (as of 15 Oct 2010), there are large numbers of Linux users in Poland and Russia.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

New Babbage Analytical Engine(?)

John Graham-Cumming proposes to build a working version of Babbage's Analytical Engine for public display [original article here and working project page here].



There's currently a Facebook and Twitter page, and a Pledgebank page.