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  • Dutch Radio Geek Tracking Libyan Airstrikes
    By on March 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    jfruhlinger writes “The days when citizens could only learn about a distant war from the government or the institutional press are long over. A Dutch ex-military geek exemplifies the new way information comes out, tracking attack flights on Libya, and even tweeting messages to the US command responsible for the strikes.”

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  • The First Geek Wedding At a LinuxFest
    By on September 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    At the Ohio LinuxFest yesterday, two Linux geeks were married — or had their projects merged into a single trunk, as the officiant, Lord Drachenblut, put it. The wedding of Randy Noseworthy (proprietor of the Juiced Penguin) and Janet Edmonson was announced last week and was live-tweeted by at least one attendee — here’s his photo of the happy couple. There’s also a video of the ceremony, at which Jon “Maddog” Hall offered a blessing via (more…)