Critiquing the Ubuntu Installer for Windows
My latest entry at FSM is about the Ubuntu Installer for Windows, install.exe. In short, it’s a way to install Ubuntu onto the same file system as Microsoft Windows without repartitioning your drive. Justifications include minimizing the risk of data loss during repartitioning, a more user-friendly installation process, and eliminating the need of burning a CD to install. I analyze the need and justification in Do we need an Ubuntu installer for Windows? This is my most popular FSM entry to date; it made the Digg front page and currently has nearly eleven thousand views.
Short Film about Autism
I highly recommend watching In My Language, a beautifully crafted 8'35" video by an autistic that challenges your perspective and prejudices. It's one of the most powerful pieces of film making I've seen in a very long time, and I applaud the author both for their bravery and for the excellent presentation and editing.
Nine Inch Nails - Beside You in Time DVD
After missing a concert last year due to a scheduling conflict, I've been awaiting the Nine Inch Nails - Beside You in Time DVD, which Amazon has for $13.99 pre-order. That's an excellent deal for live concert footage of the [with_teeth] tour.