I have for some time desired to have a file browser that does not display files in their nested fasion. But one that is more friendly to a creative endeavour.
I would like to have a system by which each file in the system would have a meta tag in which an arbitrary number of tags could be listed.
When searching for a file instead of remembering the file path or the file name (in other words you don't have to know what you are looking for) the whole of the file system can be navigated from the inclusion or exclusion of tags.
A brief example would be if I were working on a project and I was starting from theme ie SPACE I could view all content that was related. Images, books, text and pdf documents, videos, browser history pages, and from there I could prune that down. Like eleminate the text items. Or planets or w/e.
Building and managing the tag system would be/is a bear but does a system like this exist? Alternatively where would an ambitious chap start learning about building something like this?submitted by andrewmation
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Mobie is a new kind of 2-in-1 tablet developed in Finland that is capable to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1. It's being launched in a couple of months and it already looks very good, at least on paper.
What I love about open source is that it’s a “can” world by default. You can do anything you think needs doing and nobody will tell you that you can’t. (They may not take your patch but they won’t tell you that you can’t create it!)
It’s often easier to define things by what they are not or what we can’t do. And the danger of that is you create a culture of “can’t”. Any one who has raised kids or animals knows this. “No, don’t jump.” You can’t jump on people. “No, off the sofa.” You can’t be on the furniture. “No, don’t lick!” You can’t slobber on me. And hopefully when you realize it, you can fix it. “You can have this stuffed animal (instead of my favorite shoe). Good dog!”
David Bainbridge started working with the OpenDaylight Project a little over a year ago. He is involved with the discovery project, device identification and device management project, and the projects dealing with an intent interface.
IT professionals are expected to move away from proprietary to open source software in 2015, according to new research.
A survey by Ponemon Institute and Zimbra shows 67 per cent of EMEA IT professionals agree that commercial open source software offers better business continuity.
74 per cent in the US also agree open source is better for business continuity, compared to propriety software.
TuxMachines: Open-source development of Pirate Bay replacement could make site immune to police takedown
Online torrent repository IsoHunt has launched a $100,000 (£66,000) competition to encourage open-source development of The Old Pirate Bay, the popular torrent site set up in the wake of The Pirate Bay's shutdown.
The unprecedented move to offer prize money will mean that an open-source community will be responsible for developing the site rather than a closed team, therefore making the site more difficult to take down.