Open Source

Open Source technologies power so much of the web, most people probably don’t even realize it. While “giving away” the source code to popular applications may sound counter intuitive, it’s because developers do that many of the things web surfers do are possible.

Blog: Wiki Back Up & Running

The wiki has had technical issues for… a while now but it’s finally back for those who are still listening to the podcast and want to read more.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 2, 2019 Tags: , ,
Blog: Thoughts About Brendan Eich

Bendan Eich has stepped down as CEO of Mozilla because he made some donations to the Prop. 8 campaign. It seems wrong now but things were different in 2008. And I think he’s been railroaded because of it.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 4, 2014 Tags: , ,
News: New Dynamic Timeline

We’ve added a new visual timeline widget to the Unified Republic of Stars. Using a new Javascript widget, it’s now interactive and easier to understand. Read on to find out more.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm February 6, 2013 Tags: , ,
Blog: Why A WordPress?

Taking a look at what a post-based content management system has to offer and why someone might choose it over, say, a wiki.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm January 9, 2012 Tags: , ,
Blog: Why A Wiki?

Taking a look at wiki software in particular, what it does, and why it may or may not be useful on a particular content site.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm December 27, 2011 Tags: , ,