May 2004

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quick update of links and similar

[ from the dept. ]Anyway, the last days were a bit unexciting as mostly glued in front of my computer. Trying to work with GIMP instead of Photoshop, but in a way it is quite difficult to untrain habits… With GIMP I really like that it is so easy to do screenshots, and to change Read the full article…


Stallman talk and interview

[ from the dept. ]Richard Stallman has been in Edinburgh yesterday, for a talk at the Informatics Colloquium. I had the honour to interview him. Reading the review on Ireland Indymedia about Richard Stallmans talk in Dublin, I have the impression that it seemed to work out quite well in Edinburgh in general. Pictures are Read the full article…


news

[ from the dept. ] It seems more and more likely that the G8 really comes to Scotland in 2005 – up to now it’s all media information, but just yesterday the Edinburgh Evening News on its Saturday frontpage had the article: “Pushed to the limit”- about police holidays being cancelled for 1.-14.Juli 2005 next Read the full article…


A visit to the Scottish Parliament

Today I got my brain fried in the Scottish Parliament. Scheduled was a debate on “Major Events in Scotland”. As a critical natured politica I considered of course the possibility and rumours of the G8 coming to Scotland (report in the Scotsman) as a worthy subject for this parliamentary discussion. Unfortunately the reality was disappointing: Read the full article…


Intelligence? New report out!

[ from the dept. ]The German government has published its new intelligence report. The secret service has to publish its activities every year to be accountable to the public. Unfortunately it rarely is; most of the time its exagerating left wing activities to get more funds and resources and minimalising right wing and neo nazis Read the full article…