The meandering journey of NodeBots Interchange

Published Wednesday, January 27th 2016

What started as a plan to simply make components work a bit better with NodeBots turned into a way of managing any firmware using JavaScript.

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7 posts about linux

  • Wednesday, June 23rd 2010

    Why Google is a more "typical" business than you think

    There's been some interesting reportage over the last couple of weeks around whether Google's decision to remove Windows from internal use as a supported desktop has wider ramifications for the future of Windows in business. The Linux and Mac press have been crowing; suggesting that CIOs take Google's lead and kill off their dependence on the Microsoft OS.

    3 minute read (680 words)

  • Sunday, October 11th 2009

    The only reason why Linux isn't ready for prime time desktop

    Okay, so this title's probably a bit misleading as there are probably a few reasons but as far as I'm concerned there's only one thing stopping my final transition to desktop Linux for complete every day usage.

    3 minute read (790 words)

  • Saturday, May 10th 2008

    EEEPC's power is in the network not the machine

    It's official - I definitely am in love with ASUS' EEEPC. I liked the idea when they first came out and specifically trawled around Hong Kong computer markets to find one not long after they were launched. It's not the Apple Air or iPhone kind of aesthetic lust, I'm talking about true "in sickness and in health" type love when it comes to the EEEPC.

    2 minute read (490 words)

  • Friday, May 2nd 2008

    Ubuntu 8.04 - truly desktop Linux

    I'm quite an Ubuntu fan, having followed the project since more or less it's original inception. Given the general lack of problems with it thus far you'll notice very few entries on this blog about it.

    4 minute read (940 words)

  • Thursday, January 31st 2008

    The state of Oz technology

    Well rarely does an entire country entice me to start ranting (and at this point I'll point out I am in fact Australian) but by crikey Australian technology hasn't really moved in the last 5 years.

    2 minute read (440 words)

  • Tuesday, November 27th 2007

    Adding Cron Jobs to a QNAP server

    If you haven't come across them yet QNAP make these amazing little NAS boxes that are perfect for home or SME use. I've got mine running as a home server but might get one for the office as our old server is on it's last legs and a fully tricked out 1U dell server is a bit of overkill for a glorified file server.

    2 minute read (560 words)