[Wolves] BBC Radio4 'open source' computer software

Mike Hingley computa_mike at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 1 23:42:14 UTC 2009

I started listening to this programme while waiting for the Mrs to
finish work - unfortunately tales of Retail politics sort of spoilt it
for me. 

However the parts that I listened to left me somewhat filled with pride
- they were talking about my operating system... and my browser.

I'll check it out on listen again (on linux... naturally)

On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 10:20 +0100, dick_turpin wrote:
> Hi All
> "Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source'
> computer software. Much has been said about the likes of free web
> browser Firefox and the operating system Linux, but little about how
> thousands of programmers scattered around the world collaborate in a
> 'virtual anthill' to create products that rival more commercial
> offerings. Gerry finds out how it is done and shows how its ethos is
> being applied to other kinds of business, with some startling results."
> Today, 21:00 on BBC Radio 4
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kp806
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