The veil is finally lifted. After months of discussions and four months of preparation in Osnabrück, including a fight for dear life in the snow during the Battle of Osnabrück alongside my new comrade in arms from Scotland, Paul Adams, my reincarnation is finally complete.
Little more than a week ago we launched Kolab Systems [...]
Those who know me will not be surprised that the somewhat prolonged silence following my last post was not only for purposes of an extended summer vacation. Indeed I found myself even more busy than before immediately after the handover at FSFE in order to facilitate the knowledge transfer with the new team [...]
Recently I stumbled upon a student initiative called project21.ch who were asking for preorders on their Free Beer, as in freedom: The recipe is available online and you’re invited to modify it under a Copyleft license. You can either get Free Beer in bottles through them, or play with the recipe and have the
FSFE Fellow Alex Antener reminded me today that some of our Swiss Team set up the Bergtagung for next weekend in the beautiful Swiss Alps mountain town Siat. The purpose of the Bergtagung is to have a meeting open minds, Free Software/Free Culture enthusiasts and others, with the following agenda items (from the Bergtagung [...]
An exciting day is coming to an end now. You can read a short account of our Day against DRM protest in downtown Zürich on my other blog on DRM.info, so I won’t repeat the same story here, but I will include the link to some very nice pictures.
The FSFE Zürich Crew was very [...]
After the past months have barely left me enough time to breathe, I have finally found myself finding some time in my new home: Zürich, Switzerland. I’m sure many of you will have several preconceptions about Switzerland, and one of them is probably related to extremely good public services, including transportation.
Those are certainly not [...]
As some of you know, the past weeks have been rather busy because I was preparing to move to ZÃ¼rich in Switzerland. After some weeks of preparation, last week was the big step: On Monday the Hamburg office of FSFE was cleared out and back home I finally turned off the fusebox. Besides some hardware [...]