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Bruce Byfield
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Lives in Burnaby, BC, Canada
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My latest blog, "Training a parrot" http://brucebyfield.com/2015/05/22/training-a-parrot/
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If I'm going to be using a cane at times, I think I'll commission one in yew, inspired by Charles Edenshaw's canes: https://encrypted.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=charles%20edenshaw&tbs=imgo:1#tbs=imgo:1&tbm=isch&q=charles+edenshaw+cane
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After being at a conference for 4 days, I notice my parrots are very jealous of their time with me.
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First swim of the year! A glorious ache in my legs and arms.
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My latest blog, "Unrequited" http://brucebyfield.com/2015/05/21/unrequited/
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I asked  geek feminist Leigh Honeywell why she still followed me. She responded by blocking me, so I suppose I know the score.
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I'd be more optimistic about Ubuntu's chances for a successful IPO if I hadn't just spent 4 days seeing all the competition in OpenStack. Sure, it's profitable now, but for how long?
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My latest, "Calligra Flow is a work in progress" http://www.ocsmag.com/2015/05/18/calligra-flow-is-a-work-in-progress/
For those looking for a replacement for Microsoft Visio, Calligra Flow is may be what you need, despite having a few shortcomings and quirks. Dia, GNOME's replacement for Microsoft Visio, no longer...
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Yeah but unless actuall cash backing happens that's where it will remain.
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I write an article about how Vim is more popular than Emacs, and the editing war is over. So what comments do I get? Vim vs Emacs comments.
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What did you expect instead? ;)
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My ambition is to be the George Orwell of free and open source software.
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I'm a writer who specializes in covering free and open source software. In my spare time, I write about Northwest Coast Art.
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Burnaby, BC, Canada