0x61: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today? (Part II)

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Bradley and Karen continue the process of preparing their joint keynote at FOSDEM 2019, entitled: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?: Confessions of Activists Who Try But Fail to Avoid Proprietary Software. This episode is the second of three episodes where Bradley and Karen record their preparation conversations for this keynote address. In this particular episode, they discuss the golden age in history when they used very little proprietary software, and then discuss the beginning of their personal Dark Ages of using some proprietary software.

Show Notes:

Segment 0 (00:35)

  • Bradley mentioned The Who's destruction of their instruments and his discomfort with it in relation to computers. (06:10)
  • Bradley and Karen mentioned their long-time use of the HTC Dream (07:30)
  • Bradley mentioned that he helped start the Replicant project, but his primary contribution was its name. (08:24)

Segment 1 (12:34)


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