Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Oct 2017 22:44 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes

My thoughts tend to go to dark places these days. And so when I watched Google on Wednesday trot out one after another of its homegrown computing devices for every task and every nook of our homes, I went straight to dystopia: R.I.P. digital competition.

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Free Software to the rescue again
by tidux on Thu 5th Oct 2017 23:00 UTC
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Specifically, Jasper (https://jasperproject.github.io/). It'll run on commodity hardware on a commodity OS (Linux). If enough services get hosed out of working with Amazon, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, they'll move to the open platform.

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