Linked by tessmonsta on Tue 16th Mar 2010 08:55 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Today's mobile space is owned by the likes of Nokia, RIM, Apple, and Google. While some of these corporations have embraced some open source components, a full FLOSS solution has yet to gain traction. Why? Blogger Bradley M. Kuhn posts thoughtful analysis of the current state of Open Source in the mobile space.
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RE: Design Thinking
by strcpy on Tue 16th Mar 2010 14:15 UTC in reply to "Design Thinking"
strcpy
Member since:
2009-05-20

e on open source communities get that the user experience involves much more than just usability and unpolished eye candy.


Don't worry. There are plenty of people who think similarly. Don't let the modding down upset you; it is relatively common when you say something critical about the Wonderland.

About the article: ok, but way too biased towards the "FLOSS" (like the other acronyms wouldn't be enough) and FSF/GPL generally, at least for me to take it seriously.

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RE[2]: Design Thinking
by lemur2 on Tue 16th Mar 2010 14:20 in reply to "RE: Design Thinking"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

Don't let the modding down upset you; it is relatively common when you say something critical about the Wonderland.


Modded down for complete inaccuracy. Apple doesn't innovate, it merely polishes existing ideas.

FOSS is many times more innovative than Apple.

It is fair enough to criticise if it bears some semblance to truth, but I don't see the point of outright lies.

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RE[3]: Design Thinking
by puelocesar on Tue 16th Mar 2010 14:38 in reply to "RE[2]: Design Thinking"
puelocesar Member since:
2008-10-30

Where the hell I talked about Apple on my original post? I cited Apple in a response because someone pointed that people wanted eye candy. That's totally not true.

When I'm talking about innovation, I'm talking about true innovation, the one's that change people life for good, not just a algorithm that performs better.

The heck, why everyone fu**in think that when we call for user experience we are talking about apple?

Here are the people that I'm talking about:
http://www.ideo.com
http://www.frogdesign.com

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