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Andrew Currie Discusses Recent Mobile Trends

by CT Moore on July 21, 2010

This is an interview with Andrew Currie, blogger at OpenAttitude.com. In this clip Andrew discusses some recent trends mobile technologies.

For Andrew, the significance of mobile lies in its personal experience — not only in how we customize our phones and apps, but in how they become part of our physical daily experience. Andrew also shares his thoughts on how open-source is becoming a more and more important element in mobile technology, as well as how he sees the world of mobile devices evolving in the near future.

We caught up with Andrew on the N97minitour, and shot this video on an N97 Mini that’s on loan to us from Nokia. Read the full article →

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This is an interview with Garrett Serack, a software developer who works in the open-source technology center at Microsoft. Garrett’s job at Microsoft is to help open-source technologies run better on Windows.

Garrett offered some advice for open-source developers trying to port their tech to Windows. He also discussed what he sees as the biggest challenges in getting open-source to run better on Windows (i.e. managing dependencies). Finally, he shared his experience with how the open-source community has warmed up to Microsoft’s efforts to embrace open-source.

We caught up with Garrett at Make Web Not War 2010. Read the full article →

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