Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.  You can find more of his work here.

Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (Thistleweb)

Featured Track: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.

Episode 30 is hosted over on TechRights

The three of us are present for episode 30.  In typical Techbytes fashion we take a topic, discuss, then fork it, going off in an entirely different direction.  Today we cover a whole host of subjects, clocking in at a little under 2 hours.

* Talking Linux and FOSS events…..Microsoft sponsporship?  Who really wins?

* Microsoft MVP’s – The dangers or merely a title with little real value anymore?

* Nokia “Microsoft Inside”? – Competition for Android?

* From Hero to Zero – Taking the Windows l33t to Linux newb!

* Debian new version released!

* Talking Mint! We are all impressed

* Uniformity on Linux apps? We discussed.

* “Sexy People doing brave things” – Is this a file sharer or Hollywood’s interpretation of a “Pirate”

We discuss the latest email leak by Anonymous, its implications and what we don’t know about the collection of individuals.

Pioneer – Brief mention is made of an Elite 2 – Frontier inspired game for Linux.  It will bring a tear to the eye of any fan of the game of yesteryear.

* Gordon recommends an audiobook which is free to download:

1 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/quarter-share

2 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/half-share

3 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/full-share

4 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/double-share

5 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/captains-share

6 http://www.podiobooks.com/title/owners-share

And finally a link to the author himself.  Check him out and support him!

http://www.podiobooks.com/podiobooks/search.php?keyword=nathan+lowell

I also offer advice to would be podcasters, but you’ll have to wait until the end to find out what! It will explain my earlier disappearance from the show for a few minutes and maybe serve as a warning!

We hope you enjoy episode 30.

Goblin – bytes4free@googlemail.com / TwitterIdenti.ca

You can also contact me on Skype: tim.openbytes

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