Simon Voice Control Controlling Linux with voice input

Feb 22, 2013

Simon is a sophisticated speech recognition tool with easy access to two powerful speech recognition engines, Julius and CMU Sphinx.

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Welcome Editorial

Feb 22, 2013

A closed-source code base is a huge, ever-fading inertial mass. When it begins, with those first exhilarating lines, or even up through the first few releases, you can truly say that you are writing it. But after a while, it is more like you are tending it – or feeding it. It becomes an investment, an asset, a castle you are protecting, which means all your strategies are defensive and your dreams will not stray far from your spot of holy ground.

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Tech Tools

Feb 22, 2013
  • Google Releases C++ B-Tree Template Library
  • Unmetered.com
  • Oracle Releases MySQL 5.6
  • Eclipse Releases Hudson 3.0
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Doghouse – Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi produces a “step function in fun”

Feb 22, 2013

The Raspberry Pi computer has rekindled interest in tinkering with hardware and created a market for products combining the tiny computer with customized software.

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Linux News

Feb 22, 2013

Anonymous Active

  • Anonymous hacktivists launch Operation Last Resort
  • KDE 4.10 released
  • News Bites

Dell Goes Private

  • Dell to buy back stock
  • Fedora 18 released
  • LibreOffice 4.0 out
  • RaspPi Camera

Tech Employment

  • Tech unemployment less than half national average
  • Linux Foundation UEFI fix
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Ubuntu Considers Adopting Rolling Releases

Jan 25, 2013

Kernel team leader suggests new strategy based around LTS versions.

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Tech Tools

Jan 23, 2013
  • NVidia gaming device
  • Qt 5.0 Released
  • Oracle NoSQL DB 2.0
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
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Linux News

Jan 23, 2013

Samba 4.0

  • FTC ends Google investigation
  • Samba implements Windows AD
  • News Bites

Linux Phones

  • Ubuntu launches a new phone OS
  • Samsung announces Tizen phone
  • Perl turns 25

Big Data DB

  • vert.x project leader
  • Apache Cassandra v1.2 released
  • HPC app contest
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