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I am try­ing to get my head around all of the var­i­ous places that Fre­man­tle fea­tures (reg­u­larly, top­i­cally) on the Web. I want to fig­ure out where the Fre­man­tle Society’s web­site fits in, and what it might be used for (what might be miss­ing from else­where). So I started from the out­side, yes­ter­day, and moved […]

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A big audi­ence this evening for Richard Stall­man at the Hyatt in Perth: a sharp divide between the suits and the t-shirts. RMS does not seem to quite gel with the ACS! In fact, David Clarke, in intro­duc­ing him, said that he had no idea that the talk would be of inter­est to so many […]

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The doc­u­ment­ing of how we live, where we live, what we do — that’s what I’m inter­ested in. And it’s a waste of time, really, in that it doesn’t con­tribute to any of those things (oh, of course that’s sim­pli­fy­ing it too much; oh well). It’s also nec­es­sary to live, to be of the world, […]

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