A productive year, 2014

2014 was a good, productive year. Many, many things happened and many, many things shipped. I’ll take it. Washington State University As 2014 started, things were in full swing at WSU. We launched our first sites on the WSUWP Platform in the middle of February and have continued marching ever since. We’re now at 39 … Continue reading A productive year, 2014

The firefly’s flame

The firefly’s flame is something for which science has no name I can think of nothing eerier Than flying around with an unidentified glow on a person’s posterior. – Ogden Nash I wrote a note for myself in 2006 that included the above Ogden Nash verse. My grandfather had wanted to share this with my … Continue reading The firefly’s flame

Things I like from Richard Stallman’s fantastic article, “Why Free Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before”

GNU and the FSF, along with many others, are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the free software movement. To mark that, Richard Stallman has an excellent article over at Wired, “Why Free Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before“, in which he explains why free software is good for users and some downsides of … Continue reading Things I like from Richard Stallman’s fantastic article, “Why Free Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before”