- Do people need protection from themselves? More and more Free software developers are building their software with the idea of protecting users (or as I like to think of them: people) from themselves and, by extension, others. This started with improved SSL bars in web browsers, but has gone much farther than that with a mix of simplified (some would say "dumbed down") interfaces, security innovations (e.g. containers) and limiting of use cases that are deemed "dangerous". We'll discuss the gamut of approaches being taken and which may hold more promise than others.
- Hardware for hackers and innovators: Given that I've been working a lot this past year on the Improv device, there's been ample opportunity to look at the field of hardware available to Free software developers, users, innovators and entrepreneurs. I'll try to sum up what I've learned and take questions from the audience.
- Q&A: If you have a burning question to ask, do so in the comments here or on G+ and I'll do my best to get to it in the show. Or you can ask live on irc ...
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Luminosity of Free Software Episode 15
In the first episode of Luminosity of 2014, I'll be visiting the following topics as well as taking your questions as we go: