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Dr. Richard Stallman on free software
« on: January 02, 2015, 04:23:48 AM »
For those of you who might be interested, I found this 2009 lecture by Dr. Richard Stallman quite interesting.
Being the developer of GNU/Linux circa '84, he is speaking at the University of Calgary in 2009 about the
concept of free software, and throws in his viewpoints on MS OS, Mac OS, copyrights, peer-to-peer sharing, etc.
Being an ex pro musician, his thoughts on artist compensation (starting around 53:00) were of particular interest to me.

Personally, I know absolutely nothing about source code, yet I still found this lecture quite captivating. Gotta run now and check my back door. I feel a draft.  :smiley:

"In an age when mass society has rendered obsolete the qualities of individual courage and independent thought, the oceans of the world still remain, vast and uncluttered, beautiful but unforgiving, awaiting those who will not submit. Their voyages are not an escape, but a fulfillment."