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“When are you going to start your own company?”

I get asked this question frequently. I reckon this is because<p>1. It’s the hot thing to do. There is general startup fever in the tech industry, …

Information Theory in Three Minutes

Claude Shannon, the father of information theory, used to play an interesting game at cocktail parties. He'd grab a book, open it to a random page, …

How To Whitelist Systray Apps In Ubuntu 14.04 Or 14.10 (w/ Unity)

As you probably know, the Unity notification area (systray) whitelist is no longer available in Ubuntu 13.04+ (so that includes Ubuntu 14.04 and …

New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8

We've seen several Linux tablets emerge over the past year or so, but examples with triple-boot capabilities are much less common.<p>Enter the Python S3, a tablet released on Monday by Italian Ekoore that can boot three operating systems: Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8.<p>“The Python series was …

$99 Linux stick turns any HDMI display into a virtual desktop

Hard on the heels of the news that Dell's “Project Ophelia” thumb PC is expected to ship this summer, thin client vendor Devon IT on Tuesday rolled out a similar contender of its own called the Ceptor.<p>Like Dell's device, the $99 Ceptor is designed to plug into any HDMI-compatible display or …