The speech of Seth Godin about "permission marketing" at Google was one of the first speeches I wanted to include here when I started Spoken Gems. Even if you’re not interested in marketing it is fun to watch.
I also recommend Seth Gondin’s blog. It might seem a little bit odd at first but once you get used to it, it’s amazing how many great articles you can find there.
The great Stephen Fry explains what free software means and celebrates the 25. birthday of GNU.
If he got you interested what free software is all about, here are some sites you might want to visit:
- He recommends the gNewSense operating system. The most widely used operating system based on Linux is probably Ubuntu/Kubuntu. It’s not completely licensed under the GPL but definitely one of the most advanced operating systems you can get.
- If replacing a whole operating system sounds too scary, you can start with installing some programs:
Those programs are all free of charge. And especially Firefox and VLC are far better than their Microsoft counterpart. Just give it a try.