- Phantom of the Flopera (YouTube) -- Bach's Tocata and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 565) as performed by floppy drives. Creative intimacy with one's tools is a sign of mastery. (via Andy Baio)
- Save Entire BBC Archive (Ben Goldacre) -- I pointed earlier to the questionable BBC closure of scores of websites in the name of cost-cutting. It's a torrent of an archive of spidered BBC websites. (via Andy Baio)
- Android Hidden NFC Capabilities Unlocked -- Gibraltar Software Factory, based in Argentina, …
Red Hat’s Q3. Google’s definition of open. Copyright assignment. And more.
For the latest on Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL via Sun, see Everything you always wanted to know about MySQL but were afraid to ask
# Red Hat reported third quarter net income of $16.4m on revenue up 18% at $194m
# Jonathan Rosenberg, Google’s senior vice president, product management, presented Google’s …[Read more]
Red Hat increases its service levels. Linux Foundation appoints Ted Ts’o CTO. Sun delivers VirtualBox update. Novell cancels BrainShare. BBC enables iPlayer for Linux. And more.
Note: This is the last 451 CAOS Links post of 2008. We’ll be back with a bumper holiday special on January 2. Happy holidays!
Red Hat Increases Service Levels and Reduces Costs for Customers with Extended Update Support Red Hat