Home > Ubuntu > 5 Things Shuttleworth Has Learned About Organisational Change 5 Things Shuttleworth Has Learned About Organisational Change Submitted by estherschindler 2009-01-28 Ubuntu 4 Comments The open source leader and founder of the Ubuntu Linux distribution explains the elements that can inspire innovation and change the world–or at least your small piece of it. He’d be one to know, huh? About The Author Thom Holwerda Follow me on Twitter @thomholwerda 4 Comments 2009-01-29 6:14 am AdamW “A few weeks ago, he posted a question on an Ubuntu list. Not an order. Not a policy decision. A question: “Should we think about…?” he asked. Collaboration, community and teamwork are part of his personal style.” I think I just threw up in my mouth a little bit. Who *reads* this crap? 2009-01-29 10:22 am matatk I wasn’t going to reply to this at first but then I read the thing and appreciate your warning ;-). “His open-source contributions are laudatory.” Erm, no… they are laudable. If he had gone around praising others in the open-source arena then he could be described as laudatory (ugly word!) — but the rest of that paragraph describes his own contributions to open-source, which means the correct word there was laudable. I try to avoid being pedantic most of the time (OK, yes, I am a CompSci) but, seriously, the people writing for a website that looks as pretentious as that ought to at least back it up by having a clue — and, as the first comment points out, should take some of the added sugar out of the facts, too. Wow; I feel better now. I think I must not have had enough sleep! P.S. I suppose this is only one data point and people are allowed to have bad days… 2009-01-29 6:28 pm amjith In some cultures people only eat vomit. I never been there before, but I read about it… IN A BOOK! 2009-01-30 11:05 am wrocic Would you rather have him throwing chairs ?