“Whenever a young black man pulls his pants up, the very inner workings of the cosmos immediately realign in his favour.”
“What country needs an incentive to take care of its people?”
“We all have the capacity to be quite bad—under the right circumstances.”
“You use Linux everyday, whether you know it or not…”
The Linux Foundation
“Can I be facebookfriends with my parents? Should I add someone I don’t really know? Will other people think my status update’s funny?”
Joep van Osch
“25 years ago I read a newspaper article which said that one day syringes would be one of the major causes for the transmission of AIDS. I thought this was unacceptable so I decided to do something about it.” Marc Koska’s K1 syringe improves on an old design.
“When we look at the pattern, one thing comes out very clearly. People say HIV is very high in Africa. I would say, HIV is very different in Africa.” Using Gapminder World, Hans Rosling empowers you to think more clearly about the the ways in which HIV impacts on Africa and the wider world.
“This is a quick introduction to some of the new features in OpenOffice.org 3.1.”
“Clearly, somebody in this room murdered Lord Smythe.”
I was just following the swearing-in of Barack Obama as the 44th President and listening to his Inaugural Address. It appears to me that, at long last, the United States of America have got a class act to lead them.
“When you say ‘I think he’s a racist’, that’s not a bad move because you might be wrong. That’s a bad move because you might be right.”
“Even though they are serious competitors I try to make this feel like you are watching a local buddies video.”
“Start using ODF today. It’s the office document format of the future.”
Robin Cook, one of few political figures to command my lasting respect, has suddenly died on August 6, 2005. If you are only ever going to read one political statement made to the House of Commons, read Robin Cooks’s resignation speech from 18 March, 2003.