Category Archives: SFD

Software Freedom Day – competition

The Software Freedom International Board are currently judging the best SFD07 competition entries, and there is a great video about the Mt Gambier Software Freedom Day event which made it to WIN news in Australia. Nice one to Peter and … Continue reading

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You take the high road(show)

Jeff and I are now just over halfway through our national “Meet the Open Source Industry” roadshow. It has been an excellent turn out in most cities, with great numbers in Brisbane, Darwin and Adelaide. Canberra wasn’t as well attended … Continue reading

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Software Freedom Day – a truly global event

Check out the Software Freedom Day map below for all the teams participating this year! Over 300 now and still registering! Rock on everyone! Software Freedom Day is one week away on September the 15th.

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Software Freedom Day balloons and stickers

After some annoying issues, we finally have the balloons and stickers being shipped out to all the SFD teams. Check them out below I’m a little disappointed with the stickers, but all in all they look great! All teams will … Continue reading

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The Open CD – Software Freedom Day 07 release

Phil Harper has just released the SFD07 version of The Open CD, a great FOSS CD with software for Windows. Nice work Phil! SFD teams, or even just interested individuals can download and burn it for SFD or any other … Continue reading

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FOSS in Sydney education and busy times

A few days ago I did a short 1 hour talk on FOSS for about 30 IT teachers in Sydney. It was a lot of fun and it reminded me how spending just a little time can have such a … Continue reading

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Software Freedom Day Press Release

I’ve just released a press release on SFD 2007. If people could follow the link and repost this as far and wide as they can (and translations very welcome!) that would be awesome! Below is a taste September 15th marks … Continue reading

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Free SFD tshirts in Second Life

This is too cool. Chris Yeoh has created a virtual SFD 2007 tshirt based on the real ones in Second Life and people can pick them up online. Nice work Chris! I love our community

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SFD07 stickers

I forgot to show off our new sticker design. Kudos to Phil Harper who does most of our artwork. Great work Phil! Note: the real sticker artwork also has the date on it

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Software Freedom Day online shop is up!

I’ve been working on putting up the online Software Freedom Day shop, which at this point includes tshirts for the event and CD packs of The Open CD. Teams running SFD events (that register prior to the 31st July) get … Continue reading

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