Title: Like the legend of the phoenix
In this episode: The founder of Puppy Linux retires. SteamOS has been announced by Valve and CyanogenMod gets $7m in funding. Hear our eclectic discoveries, the sound of Tanner's brains and your own opinions in the Internet Famous Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
Barry Kauler, founder of the diminutive Linux distro, Puppy, has retired (again). Valve has announced its Linux-based SteamOS. Nvidia is coming in from the cold by pledging to help the open source Nouveau drivers. And the open source version of Android, CyanogenMod, raises $7m in capital to help create some new devices.
- Discovery of the week:
- There's a village south of Munich called Winning.
- Various things related to the release of Gnome 3.10
- There's a village (or a bridge) in Norway called 'Hell'.
- There's a great audio programming language designed for schools called Sonic Pi.
- Shark attacks save more lives than they take.
- GXMame is a great frontend to Mame. Let is know your Phoenix high scores!
- Speak Your Brains:
Many thanks to Tanner for sending over his question.
- Challenge Us:
- Open Ballot: A head of Steam, or just a fizzle?
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Andrew Gregory, Mike Saunders and Graham Morrison.
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