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Notes on Linux: The Learning Curve and the Command Line

This is the third in a series of posts documenting my first month or so using Linux. The first one was on Macs as “shiny jewelry;” the second was on the difficulty of relying on Linux as your day-to-day work operating system (it doesn’t work). So, OK, maybe I’m not being totally fair by saying […]

Reclaiming Repair Wrap-Up Part Two: The Big Ideas

The Reclaiming Repair workshop was full of interesting perspectives — from cell phone repair shops in Uganda and India, “repair cafés” in Europe, artists from all over, even from a space exploration mission — but perhaps the person with the highest-level practical view of repair was Kyle Wiens, of iFixit. The site, which Kyle founded […]