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Free and Open Source Software

Piracy != Theft

This is a guest post by Nikhil Somaru. Nikhil is tech-head open-source junkie with a spiritual edge. He left South Africa in search of Truth (if any 🙂 and is currently imbibing a system of philosophy known as Vedanta in India. In his spare time, he listens to Wagner and …

The FLOSS INCLUDE project

FLOSS (Free/ Libre/ Open Source Software) refers to a collaborative, distributed, collective and innovative approach to software development. FlOSS has numerous benefits, especially for developing countries as it lowers the barriers to entry, usage, costs, adaptability, has been translated into more dialects and languages than any other software available including …

Facebook’s own PHP compiler

I’ll let you read all about Facebook new (Just in Time) compiler for PHP after yesterday rumours of Facebook rewriting the PHP runtime: Enjoyed reading Facebook’s own PHP compiler? Try these tooSex at Cape Town Garage!South Africa Education Department bans Open Source Software!Search and #TheFutureByDesign

new MXitPC Client – Blendit

Pictured above with his R100 000 cheque is Chris Stranex winner of the Mxit PC client contest. Congrats to him and all …

Community Cloud Update

I’m pretty stoked, the community cloud plugin I created for wordpress has been downloaded nearly at 200 time already! It’s doing pretty …

Our New Design is Up, Check it out.

Wohoo! After much theme shopping, plugin exploring, tweaking, hacking and developing, I’ve have finished the new design of Your Group of Web …

What is TED all about?

Have been getting a few calls from various people asking the question, “What is TED all about?” TED Global 2007 : Africa …

Meeting 2 Web Guru’s & …

Your Web AddiCT(s); were fortunate to meet some Internet Legends, Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales (pic on the right) and Prof. Larry Lessig …

Twitter, Twit this, Twit that

Been playing with twitter for the past few weeks & days. Finding it really handy with miguel being on a well deserved …

TED Talks everywhere

TED Talks everywhere Originally uploaded by Rafiq Phillips. Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales’ TEDTalk at the New Media presentation at UCT Graduate School …

Local Open Source Brilliance

Mike Stopforth posted a blurb about FreeGeek and asked… What a great idea. So who’s going to do it here? Mikey, its …

African Digerati : Emeka Okafor

Emeka Okafor is the first in the African Digerati series of interviews. He is a well established member of the African blogosphere, …

What is FOSS?

We’ve been on a mission to tag/categorize Your blog posts written by Your Group of Web AddiCT(s); Your Web AddiCT added the …