☂ Welcome to Webmink.Net readers

I finally applied an HTML redirect to Webmink.Net so it brings readers here to Webmink.Com – please update your bookmarks, and welcome!

☂ Global Mink

My new travel and photo journal, The Global Mink, is already getting plenty of traffic. One lesson I learned long ago is to always publish anything you care about on your own domain, as you can never be sure what will happen otherwise. So I decided to move it to its own address, at global.webmink.com, […]

☂ People’s Choice?

My postings from here and ComputerWorldUK are often reposted at opensource.com by the folk at Red Hat who run the site. They are once again running a “People’s Choice” ballot for all there usual authors, and I’d be rather pleased to get a good score so do please go other and vote for me!  Thanks!

☂ Blast from the past

I found I still had a blog on java.net, so I’ve posted a quick note about FOSDEM there!

☂ Donating Money To Open Source

My short article about the best ways to support an open source project financially is now available from the Essays page.

☂ Flattr Is Back

Flattr is a system that allows you to show your satisfaction with things you find on the internet by making tiny gifts to them. If enough people make the tiny gifts, they build up into a more substantial payment, with the result that authors can be rewarded by their readership. Sounds like a great idea. […]

☂ Transparency and Privacy Article Available

I’ve edited the article on balancing transparency and privacy in open source communities that appeared here and on CWUK earlier to reflect conversations on identi.ca and elsewhere and you’ll now find it in the Essays section.