The Code Breakers

Just got to know there’ll be a neat BBC documentary on Free/Open Source Software. Excluding the unearthly 3:30am and 5:30pm showtimes.. the more feasible showtime for Singapore will be: (for other timezones, pls check at BBC directly)

May 11, 2006 - 21:30 - 22:00 - The Code Breakers (r) 1 of 2 - at BBC Channel
For years Microsoft has dominated the world of computing, but its software is beyond the reach of many in the developing nations. This 2-part series investigates that the poorest countries are now changing tack and using Free/Open Source Software (FOSS).
May 18, 2006 - 21:30 - 22:00 - The Code Breakers (r) 1 of 2 - at BBC Channel
For years Microsoft has dominated the world of computing, but its software is beyond the reach of many in the developing nations. This 2-part series investigates that the poorest countries are now changing tack and using Free/Open Source Software (FOSS).

(This hcal output was made using hCalendar creator, neat! Editors should have hcal built in!)

So go home early on 11th, skip an episode of 至尊红颜 or something and go watch this. FOSS isn’t just about anti-microsoft…. so hopefully they won’t be just talking about Microsoft.