Category: People

  • International Human Rights Day reminds us about Free Software

    The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit organisation with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users. As our society grows more dependent on computers, the software we run is of critical importance to securing the future of a free society. Free software is […]

  • Self-organised European Citizens Initiative against TTIP, CETA & TISA

    European Union member states are under increasing pressure from North American business groups to open their borders to imports of genetically modified food as part of negotiations for a new Transatlantic trade deal, environmental campaigners have warned. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is being negotiated among European governments, the US and Canada, with […]

  • Computing that benefits humanity

    I am a long time member of the World Community Grid (WCG) an effort to create the world’s largest public computing grid to tackle scientific research projects that benefit humanity. Launched on November 16, 2004, it is funded and operated by IBM with client software currently available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD operating […]

  • Museum night

    One day in a year 90% of Slovenian museums open their exhibitions without admission. The museums and galleries are opened from early morning until midnight. This year I went to see the photographic exhibitions at Museum for Architecture and Design which held selection of photographs from international art collection Junij. Secondly I went to the Jakopic […]

  • New Free Software mirrors

    I set up two new software mirrors. One being GNU Linux-Libre kernel, a project to maintain and publish 100% Free distributions of Linux, suitable for use in Free System Distributions. Second being the ISO mirror for Trisquel GNU/Linux distribution. Both mirrors are located in California, United States. Server space is kindly sponsored by Laszlo.

  • Richard M. Stallman in Ljubljana

    On Saturday 21th of April, Richard M. Stallman, the founder of Free Software Foundation visited Slovenia and held an excellent lecture about “Copyright versus Community in the Age of Computer Networks” (videorecording here) at the Museum of Modern Art. I admire/respect the work that he has done over so many years in promoting and battling for the Free […]

  • Mia Žnidarič concert

    I was on Mia Žnidarič‘s great concert in the city centre and had a drink with famous sculptor Jakov Brdar who also showed me his sculptures on the new bridge accross Ljubljanica river near the city market. It was an amazing evening !

  • Žižek Vs. Assange

    There was a debate between Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and Wikileaks’ fouder Julian Assange hosted by Frontline Club Exclusive, moderated by Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman. The article contains the video, which lasts 2 hours.

  • Wlan Ljubljana

    I was on a briefing in Institute Jožef Stefan, where Mitar had a lecture about the Free Wi-Fi project in Ljubljana. I have joined the project in order to support one Wi-Fi node, which is connected to the network and offers free Wi-Fi/Internet access to people who are passing by near my building.

  • Small work is big shit

    “Small work is big shit” was the leading topic of the Student protest in Ljubljana, held in front of the parliament building on 19th of May 2010. The student organisation wanted to accomplish additional free benefits for schoolars and students in Slovenia. By the way Slovenias school system is still free of charge for regular […]